The problems of dating an only child

When asked what she wishes her mom would do differently while dating, Rachel, a smart young graduate student, replied, “I wish she would recognize her own impulsivity and emotional rollercoaster.

Being an only child was and remains to be not all it's cracked up to be — here's why: Yes, in some ways it's nice never having to compete with a brother or sister.All the presents under the tree are just for you; your birthday is basically a religious holiday, and your parents can rarely refuse your requests.Children, they give you a lot to cherish, but at the same time they may also be problematic.We are expanding our site to additionally focus on issues from the viewpoint of an Only Child.It seems there's always something that can give us a clue into a relationship.

So, what is it about the order in which you're born that gives us some sort of an inkling as to who you might fit well with? "It's been researched since the 1920's and they really have found that over time the things that they have found stay the same, and are proven to be honest and true representations of people." Hartstein and Hill took a look at the different types of people based on birth order and see how they all fit together.What do the President and First Lady have in common with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie?Both power couples are compatible matches based on their birth order. Jennifer Hartstein shared more with "Early Show" co-anchor Erica Hill on how your place within the family not only affects your personality -- but your love life.Growing up, I heard a lot of “You're so lucky you don't have any brothers or sisters,” and “Wow, you must be so spoiled!” But, what the people who had siblings didn't understand was, the crown weighs heavy on the head that wears it.Even though our site started off as a support system for parents of Only Children, we didn’t pay much attention to the perspectives of only children. All ‘Only Children’ are welcome to send us messages about your issues, problems, or thoughts about yourself, your family, friends, school, dating, married life.