Quiz: Can We Guess If You're the Oldest, Middle, Youngest or Only Child?: HowStuffWorks
Can We Guess If You're the Oldest, Middle, Youngest or Only Child?
By: Cassidy Allen Chubb
5 Min Quiz
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About This Quiz
Love them or hate them, you don't really have a choice in your siblings or whether you get to be the youngest or oldest. It just happens! The order in which you land among your siblings plays a major role in your personality. Did you know that older siblings tend to feel a greater burden when it comes to responsibility whereas younger siblings have a lot more room to breathe and relax? The older siblings typically get stuck with watching over their younger siblings or helping out with larger household chores while the younger siblings have fewer responsibilities.
What about the middle child of the family? There's the stereotype that the middle child acts out, but the truth is that they usually end up being the peacemaker. Surprised? It makes sense, though. They are usually the one stuck right in the middle, so they become great negotiators and are able to see things from both sides. The middle child is also able to get along with and relate to people older and younger than them.
Now, where do you fall in all of this? Are you the youngest in the family or are you an only child? There's the cliché stereotype that people who are an only child are spoiled. It's definitely one of those things where it depends on each family and how they raised their child. Whichever one you are, there are plenty of things you had to deal with to navigate having siblings or just kicking it as an only child. This quiz will take you back to the days of growing up and navigating your sibling dynamic. So take this quiz and we'll guess which one you are!
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