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When birth order doesn't work


Early this year (2014) I did a 30 minute ABC radio interview across Australia covering the impact of birth order on children’s and adult’s personalities.    It was my umpteenth interview on the topic as my book Why first borns rule the world and last borns want to change it continues to fascinate the media as well as readers.   I covered the usual aspects including why birth order works, the traits for each position and which position is the most favoured when the presenter opened up the lines to talk back.   The questions were fascinating, mostly focusing on when birth order doesn’t follow the usual pattern. I was able to answer them all as birth order usually always follows a pattern; just not always the same one.   Once you understand birth order theory then you can adjust the pattern for changing dynamics. Here are 5 s...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)


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