Birth Order Part 2 #TT
It’s #ThrowbackThursday, and we’re revisiting a 2/20/12 post about birth order, part 2 of the series. (Birth Order Part 2 #TT)
Part 1 can be read here.
Birth Order Part 2
Last week, we looked at the peculiarities of the first born and middle child. In Birth Order Part 2, we’ll examine the last born, only child and twins. The way they behave can help you in crafting your story’s characters.
Last Born ChildrenLast born children fight hard to get noticed. They are often the class clown, the maverick, the life of the party. Their older siblings consider them spoiled.Click To Tweet
Characteristics of the youngest include:
|Manipulative||Charming||Show off||People person||Casts blame on others|
|Engaging||Good salesperson||Precocious||Risk taker||Outgoing|
Careers include “On stage” professions – TV announcers and anchor people, salespeople (because of their ability to manipulate people). They like jobs where they can work alone and do things at their own pace.
|Outgoing, affectionate, creative, confident, uncomplicated,||Spoiled, manipulative, immature, self-centered, impetuous, feel they live in the shadow, rebellious, absentminded|
Why? “Taught out” parents let the kid fend for himself.
They are suckers for praise and encouragement. Their attention-seeking antics can be turned around with a “I’ll show them” attitude.
Famous last born children include Howard Stern, Jay Leno, Danny DeVito, Steve Martin.by