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Middle Children MOST Successful! Personality and Birth Order

Personality and Birth Order: the Middle Child

“… middle children are more likely than their siblings to be successful and enjoy strong social lives and flourishing careers.”

“… of all the U.S. Presidents since 1787, no fewer than 52 per cent were middle children.” Read more…

You Are Your Birth Order

Birth Order and Personality

I clipped this a long time ago from a paper, but I’m not sure where but it may have been from The Boston Parent Paper.  I also read The Birth Order Book:  Why You Are What You Are by Dr. Kevin Leman because it was kind of fun to see what traits are associated with birth order.  One caveat, if there are large gaps between ages, the birth order gets switched around.  For example, if the youngest child has a ten-year gap between his two older siblings, this child is really an “only child.”  Likewise, a middle child of three girls is a true middle child but a middle child of girl, girl, boy is ALSO the youngest girl. Read more…