Does birth order have any bearing on how your love life plays out? A little, experts say. Below, Blair and other experts on birth order offer a few examples. Oldest children tend to be intelligent and responsible high-achievers. When they grow up and fall in love, these positive traits usually serve them well, Blair said.
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According to William Cane, author of the The Birth Order Book of Love , your birth order affects your personality, which is directly related to how you interact with other people. Naturally, this will affect your romantic relationships as well. The most common descriptors for the birth order hierarchy are: firstborn, middle or later born, last born, and only child. Researchers agree that each level of the birth order hierarchy has unique traits. These traits derive from the unspoken competition between siblings as they fight for a family niche. They tend to be dominant and controlling in relationships.
Why do the stereotypes exist? And are you a match for yours? You are totally a middle child! There are solid psychological reasons why many people fit the mold.
By: Mary Elizabeth Dean. Developing one's personality can come from a variety of sources and influences in a child's life, it can be fascinating and important to understand those influences. One great way to understand the influence of birth order on one's personality is to discuss it with a therapist, they may be able to help you identify parts of your identity and how they developed.