What Does Your Birth Order Say About You?featured, to live — By Angie on July 31, 2012 at 9:35 am
We’ve all heard of Middle Child Syndrome and the stereotypes of the First born being a leader, the youngest the “baby?” But did you know that your birth order can actually shape your personality? Where you fall on the family tree can have a huge impact on the type of person you will grow up to be. Birth order is often believed to have a profound and lasting effect on psychological development.
The Oldest – Will usually excel in school, be a leader, like to be in charge and be well organized. First borns also exhibit determination, confidence and are usually bringing to their family many first experiences. Because they are center of the new Parent’s life (at least for a while) it can create a lot of natural self confidence. Many also go on to become entertainers.
Notable First Borns: Oprah Winfrey, George W. Bush, Bill Cosby, Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber.
In the Middle – Middles will have a lot of friends, and will be more likely to resolve a fight than to start one. They are peacemakers who see all sides of a situation, They can usually read people well, and are independent and inventive. If a firstborn is a company’s CEO, the middle child is the entrepreneur.
Notable Middles: Donald Trump, Bill Gates, JFK, Julia Roberts, Warren Buffet.
Youngest – Aren’t afraid to speak up and say what they think. Babies of the family are social and outgoing, and tend to be the most financially irresponsible of all birth orders. The Youngest love attention and could be your class clown.
Notable Last Borns: Jim Carey, Billy Crystal, Goldie Hawn, Steve Martin
Multiples – Typical birth rules above apply and is usually true even if you have siblings other than your twin or triplet.
Notable Multiples: Jenna and Barbara Bush, Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, Ronde and Tiki Barber
Only Child – Only Children are typically rich with imagination. They are hard working and goal oriented. Usually independent and comfortable meeting new people. They will have focus, determination and
Notable Only’s: Lance Armstrong, Natalie Portman, Franklin Roosevelt, Condoleezza Rice, Frank Sinatra.
What do you think.. Do these descriptions match up with your birth order, your kids?