Being an only child was and remains to be not all it's cracked up to be — here's why: Yes, in some ways it's nice never having to compete with a brother or sister.All the presents under the tree are just for you; your birthday is basically a religious holiday, and your parents can rarely refuse your requests. Your child is more likely to get the undivided affection and attention every child deserves.The Only Child Project is a community for parents raising an only child.Growing up, I heard a lot of “You're so lucky you don't have any brothers or sisters,” and “Wow, you must be so spoiled!
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"They're used to their older siblings kind of taking the fall for them, fighting for them, taking care of things; they're the babied ones. Similarly to an older, but there's a little bit more of that independence that's there. "The middle is the diplomatic, willing to kind of weigh both sides of the fence and kind of bring that first born back in line when they need to be too controlling and back in charge." WORST BIRTH-ORDER MATCHES: Now the ones that aren't necessarily a mismatch - it doesn't meant that it won't work, but couplings that may not always work, or can be more problematic or more challenging are two first born children.
They have a hard time sometimes making things happen." ONLY CHILD: SELF-CONFIDENT, SELF-RELIANT and ACADEMICALLY SUCCESSFUL NEGATIVE: PERFECTIONIST "An only child is not dependent," Hill adds. The problem there is they can be very perfectionistic and that can create some anxiety for them," Hartstein says. TWO FIRST BORNS: "Two people who want to be in control and be kind of the runner of the show, they may not always blend so well," Hartstein says. They're too dependent on one another," Hartstein points out.
And everyone has strong emotions and opinions about who is involved and what the outcome might be. Here are a number of dating “best practices” for single parents: 1.
Realize that you’re not just forming a relationship; you’re creating a family.