This sort of hierarchical floundering leads middle children to make their mark among their peers, since parental attention is usually devoted to the beloved firstborn or baby of the family. Some other tips to keep the middle-child marriage healthy include:. Published by Fleming H. Best-selling author, psychologist, humorist, and radio and television personality Kevin Leman believes your personality tendencies, your business savvy, your perspective on parenting, and your choice in a marriage partner are largely determined by birth order -- by whether you are the oldest, only, middle or youngest child. It is very natural for middle children to avoid confrontation, so in this kind of relationship the most common dilemma they would face is the matter of communicating with each other. According to birth order studies, middle children and last borns rank right up there as potentially successful pairings for marriage.
Last borns are notorious carrot-seekers as in, "Look at me, I'm performing--toss me a carrot.
How Your Birth Order Affects Your Romantic Relationships
Figure out where your respective strengths lie finances, scheduling, etc. In the next chapter we'll talk about what happens when a man and a woman try to build a home and family by putting their individual really unique life-styles together. The first born who marries a middle born should first take comfort in the fact that middles have the best track record for building a lasting marriage. Some practical suggestions for first borns married to middles include: Comments Be the first to comment!