They learn to achieve what they want through indirect means. Last, the third or youngest child learns that the best method for them to get their way is by being nice. They frequently do what they want and get away with it because others aren’t paying any attention. Living with all of these dispositions in one household can lead to tremendous outbreaks of anger and frustration just because of trivial differences (Bode 46 - 52). Sibling rivalry has many causes that both parents and children can bring about, b... ... middle of paper ... ...ne with their parents (Hoyt).
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Traditionally, parents began to choose children’s future spouse because, as said in an article on GoodTherapy.org, “some cultures believe that the choice of a child’s spouse is best made by his or her parents.” (1). The purpose of arranged marriage varies, the three traditional purposes were to help families politically, militarily, and socially (“Arranged” 1). Often in history, the nobility considered their children to be a useful form of currency that was used to secure their families into a higher position. Arranged marriage was used to seal bonds between families and bring two powers together. It was also seen as an extremely useful way to seal many deals such as support gain from other families or trading rights from others.
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Parents are rated high in nurture and low in structure. They do not expect certain rules and rarely discipline their children. Permissive parents are easily manipulated, which in turn the children are allowed total freedom without repercussions. These parents offer their children unconditional love. The by-product of this parenting style is a demanding and difficult child, as well as someone who lacks empathy and kindness for others (Wentzel & Russell, 2009).
In return, this lack of time, attention, and love not only shapes the fi... ... middle of paper ... ...and parents. In my opinion, I feel that birth order is a huge contributing factor to personality, but I also feel that it works together with several other factors in order to shape one’s personality. Overall, I have found that there is some slight truth to stereotypes, but one’s personality can be shaped by many other factors. Some of those factors include the time, money, and attention that their parents put into raising them. As a family grows in size, it causes the parental resources to become extremely thin, which plays a part in shaping each of the children’s personalities.