Where Are You In The Birth Order? (52)

Mar 4, 2018 11:41 AM CSTWhere Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat
CossackCatCossackCatSomewhere, Maryland USA50 Threads 12 Polls 872 Posts

Where Are You In The Birth Order?(Vote Below)

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First born
12
30%
Middle child
7
18%
Last born
10
25%
Only child
5
12%
So many kids... who the hell knows!?
3
8%
Other
3
8%
Total Votes
40
If it is true that the birth order affects a child's personality and adult life, how has it affected yours?

Example: I am the oldest yet have always had relationships with the youngest male or only son.
Mar 4, 2018 11:47 AM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
As an only child, I'm not sure whether that makes me the oldest or youngest.
Mar 4, 2018 11:51 AM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
I'm the youngest of my older siblings and the way things have been going the last few years I may soon be the only one left of my parents children.
Mar 4, 2018 11:56 AM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat
CossackCatCossackCatSomewhere, Maryland USA50 Threads 12 Polls 872 Posts
Harbal: As an only child, I'm not sure whether that makes me the oldest or youngest.

Good one wave
Have you noticed any patterns with being an only child?
Are you more independent?, Self reliant? Confident? Etc..
Mar 4, 2018 12:01 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat
CossackCatCossackCatSomewhere, Maryland USA50 Threads 12 Polls 872 Posts
Bearwoman: I'm the youngest of my older siblings and the way things have been going the last few years I may soon be the only one left of my parents children.

Oh my... sorry to hear that.
Two of my siblings were in poor health for a few years. It was gut wrenching... especially since I live in another state from them. I felt helpless and lonely and angry also
Mar 4, 2018 12:04 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat:
Have you noticed any patterns with being an only child?
Are you more independent?, Self reliant? Confident? Etc..

I think a preference for spending a significant amount of time on my own is probably a consequence of being an only child. I'm not particularly independent, self reliant or confident.
Mar 4, 2018 12:08 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat: Oh my... sorry to hear that.
Two of my siblings were in poor health for a few years. It was gut wrenching... especially since I live in another state from them. I felt helpless and lonely and angry also



Last I heard I only have one older brother left who resides somewhere in Florida and as far as I know I'm the only one left of the girls in my family.
Mar 4, 2018 12:10 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
We r 4 kids. 2 older and 1 younger.

I generally live on patterns, and relation wise I always been attracted to the worst of men. Mind u to everyone else they saw them as the catch of the century ! All totally abusive.
Mar 4, 2018 12:10 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
Deedee123x
Deedee123xDeedee123xLimerick, Ireland72 Threads 6,050 Posts
This is something im interested in because ive heard about personality traits according to your birth order.

Like you said in your post...i have heard that before that the oldest born can quite often end up with the youngest born in their family.

Im the second youngest in my birth order.
I must look it up
Mar 4, 2018 12:10 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat
CossackCatCossackCatSomewhere, Maryland USA50 Threads 12 Polls 872 Posts
Harbal: I think a preference for spending a significant amount of time on my own is probably a consequence of being an only child. I'm not particularly independent, self reliant or confident.

Some people can never be alone. I had a room mate like that once.
Other people can not be alone with their own thoughts...
So you have one up on both of those
Mar 4, 2018 12:14 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
I'm the middle child and the only one that wasn't spoiled. My older brother was the first born with all the birthright that bestows. My younger sister was the only girl and my father had no sisters and always wanted a girl. I had a much younger brother who was an accident, and the was true baby of the family. It's a toss up between him and my sister as to who was the most spoiled. dunno
Mar 4, 2018 12:14 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
I've read in several article opinions that someones birth order can affect someones personality and life as an adult.I can only speak for myself that some of my childhood and into my adulthood did take affect on me.
Mar 4, 2018 12:19 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
I’m Third born of four siblings.

cheers
Mar 4, 2018 12:21 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat
CossackCatCossackCatSomewhere, Maryland USA50 Threads 12 Polls 872 Posts
Bearwoman: Last I heard I only have one older brother left who resides somewhere in Florida and as far as I know I'm the only one left of the girls in my family.

Do you plan on looking him up? Up to you of couse, but I would & then mail him a registered letter
Mar 4, 2018 12:26 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat
CossackCatCossackCatSomewhere, Maryland USA50 Threads 12 Polls 872 Posts
Miwagi: I'm the middle child and the only one that wasn't spoiled. My older brother was the first born with all the birthright that bestows. My younger sister was the only girl and my father had no sisters and always wanted a girl. I had a much younger brother who was an accident, and the was true baby of the family. It's a toss up between him and my sister as to who was the most spoiled.

My middle sibling always said she felt left out or ignored. The rest of us don't see it. But her feelings and experiences are her own.
So may be you are on to something there
Mar 4, 2018 12:26 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat: Do you plan on looking him up? Up to you of couse, but I would & then mail him a registered letter


No cause there was a sever of ties on my own part long ago.
Mar 4, 2018 12:28 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat
CossackCatCossackCatSomewhere, Maryland USA50 Threads 12 Polls 872 Posts
Bearwoman: I've read in several article opinions that someones birth order can affect someones personality and life as an adult.I can only speak for myself that some of my childhood and into my adulthood did take affect on me.

It certainly did for me. The older I get the more I see it.
Mar 4, 2018 12:30 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat
CossackCatCossackCatSomewhere, Maryland USA50 Threads 12 Polls 872 Posts
galrads: I’m Third born of four siblings.

Four of us also.. So you are in the middle then
Mar 4, 2018 12:33 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat: It certainly did for me. The older I get the more I see it.


The older I get the more I think about it all the more but I don't quite understand of why it happened the way that it did.I know it made me the way I've chosen to be like as a person.
Mar 4, 2018 12:34 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat
CossackCatCossackCatSomewhere, Maryland USA50 Threads 12 Polls 872 Posts
Deedee123x: This is something im interested in because ive heard about personality traits according to your birth order.

Like you said in your post...i have heard that before that the oldest born can quite often end up with the youngest born in their family.

Im the second youngest in my birth order.
I must look it up


I think first born & female (at least for myself) I have a dominant personality but also a caretaker one.
Example: "Eat something, damn it !" rolling on the floor laughing
Mar 4, 2018 12:40 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat
CossackCatCossackCatSomewhere, Maryland USA50 Threads 12 Polls 872 Posts
Snookums33: We r 4 kids. 2 older and 1 younger.

I generally live on patterns, and relation wise I always been attracted to the worst of men. Mind u to everyone else they saw them as the catch of the century ! All totally abusive.

Humm.. I wonder if that has anything to do with birth order? But sounds like you attracted Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde comfort
Mar 4, 2018 12:44 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
MetaMaus
MetaMausMetaMausKilkenny, Ireland3 Threads 474 Posts
CossackCat: I think first born & female (at least for myself) I have a dominant personality but also a caretaker one.
Example: "Eat something, damn it !"

Im the second youngest of 6
*mutters* *learn how to cook ffs*
laugh
Mar 4, 2018 12:49 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
I am the youngest in my family......my 16 brothers and 14 sisters are older then me.......
Mar 4, 2018 12:55 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
truheart1941: I am the youngest in my family......my 16 brothers and 14 sisters are older then me.......

Your mother could never say NO rolling on the floor laughing rolling on the floor laughing rolling on the floor laughing
Mar 4, 2018 12:57 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat
CossackCatCossackCatSomewhere, Maryland USA50 Threads 12 Polls 872 Posts
I know it made me the way I've chosen to be like as a person.

Exactly... no matter what, we have choices as adults
Mar 4, 2018 12:59 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat
CossackCatCossackCatSomewhere, Maryland USA50 Threads 12 Polls 872 Posts
truheart1941: I am the youngest in my family......my 16 brothers and 14 sisters are older then me.......


Prolific clan you have there laugh
Mar 4, 2018 1:01 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat
CossackCatCossackCatSomewhere, Maryland USA50 Threads 12 Polls 872 Posts
MetaMaus: Im the second youngest of 6
*mutters* *learn how to cook ffs*

Draw a map to the kitchen cheers
Mar 4, 2018 1:04 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat: I know it made me the way I've chosen to be like as a person.

Exactly... no matter what, we have choices as adults


My choices might not had been always the best of choices but they were mine and I had to deal with them and the consequences that obviously came from them.
Mar 4, 2018 1:13 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat: Prolific clan you have there
,,yes...and we lived in a 2 bedroom house...mum/dad had their own room.....our room ...we took turns in sleeping.....half stood up while the other half slept......professor unless we had visitors....then we all stood up.....(bedroom)rolling on the floor laughing
Mar 4, 2018 1:16 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat
CossackCatCossackCatSomewhere, Maryland USA50 Threads 12 Polls 872 Posts
Bearwoman: My choices might not had been always the best of choices but they were mine and I had to deal with them and the consequences that obviously came from them.

I always heard the quotes:
"God doesn't give you any more than you can handle" & "What doesn't kill you make you stronger".
Those people were crazy...laugh
I think it is more like "This is only a test"
Mar 4, 2018 1:20 PM CST Where Are You In The Birth Order?
CossackCat: I always heard the quotes:
"God doesn't give you any more than you can handle" & "What doesn't kill you make you stronger".
Those people were crazy...
I think it is more like "This is only a test"


I'm pretty sure that I failed a good share of those life's tests too.rolling on the floor laughing

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