Oh Poor Me, The Neglected Middle Child!
It’s not true! But we still hear it….ALL. THE. TIME!!!
….how the Middle Child was the neglected kid; always walking in their older siblings shadow and coveting the “baby status” of the younger one.
Well it’s true that your birth order gives insight into your personality but if you want to put it all into perspective, the article I’m attaching, explains it all and I like what they have to say about the Middle Child. That was/is me! Here’s an excerpt from the article:
There are a lot of misconceptions about being a middle child, such as that you were neglected or overlooked growing up, giving you a more negative outlook. Katrin Schumann, co-author of The Secret Power of Middle Children, writes, “Middles are not embittered wallflowers — they are social beings and great team players. If middles are so resentful and bitter, why are they more cooperative and trusting in their friendships?”
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