I am the oldest child and thanks to my parents looking to me for everything, I became an independent , need no one, logical, planner,full of common sense, down to business,strong woman. I might add boring too.
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My mother experienced THATwith her siblings from childhood into adulthood. They always CALLED her when THEY WANTED SOMETHING. It was GIVE, GIVE, GIVE, never receiving. The life of OLDEST children is HELL ON EARTH!