Influence of Family Birth Order Essay

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Influence of Family Birth Order The child becomes known as the family’s only child, oldest child, middle child, or Youngest child, depending on his birth order. He is thought and talked about as having that place in the family. Both in his mind and in the minds of other people, an important part of his identity is his family position. The other members of the family assume certain attitudes toward each child in terms of his birth order. Parents usually expect their oldest child to be more capable and more responsible than the younger children. The oldest child comes to think about himself in the same way. These ways of seeing himself, of thinking about himself because of his sibling role, become part of his self-concept. Just like me I am the oldest child in family and I have two little brothers and a lot cousin, when I was little still live with my grandparents’, they always say I have to set up a good example for my brothers and cousin so they can follow and learn, so I always very careful what I have done, like when we going to school, I have to set up a good student example for them, back home need study hard or help parents at home do chores. When they saw what I do, they will just follow me what i did and learn from it. This become a habit for me and them. I enjoy the feeling from become an good example for my brothers and cousin, but for some reason after we have been grow up, sometime I will thinking why I always have to be the one to do the most stuff at home, and I know I am not the one have most love from my parents, I think we all know the youngest child in the family gets the most love from parents, and they can get whatever they want, but not me, sometime feel not getting equal treatment. And I really want to be the youngest child in family sometime, having a big brother or sister can take care

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