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Author Blair, Linda.

Title Birth order : what your position in the family really tells you about your character / [Linda Blair].

Publisher London : Piatkus, 2013, c2011.
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LIBRARY CALL # STATUS
 Arvada Library  155.924 BLAIR    ON SHELF
 Standley Lake Library  155.924 BLAIR    ON HOLD
 Lakewood Library  155.924 BLAIR    ON SHELF
Edition Pbk. ed.
Description xii, 193 p. ; 20 cm
Summary On the basis of more than 25 years' clinical experience and psychological research, Linda Blair reveals how one's birth order position, the spacing between siblings, and the sex of siblings impact one's childhood, adult life, and relationships. Packed with new research and written in a lively, personal style, this unique book will not only help readers understand themselves and their family, but will shed light on the dynamics of their other relationships, explain why they may repeat patterns within relationships, and suggest helpful strategies for dealing with other people. Chapters cover birth order and what being the eldest, middle, or youngest child reveals about the reader; the effect of large or small age gaps between siblings; family size; the sex of siblings; parental attitudes to each child; the effects of being an only child or being a twin; the impact of stepsiblings; and much more.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-182) and index.
Contents First borns -- Middle borns -- Last borns -- Single children -- Your parents -- Your siblings -- Shake-ups in the family -- Other important relationships -- Temperament vs, experience: the nature/nurture question.
Subject Birth order.
Brothers and sisters.
Interpersonal relations.
Call # 155.924 BLAIR
ISBN 9780749940140 (pbk.)
074994014X (pbk.)
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