Does Birth Order Actually Matter?


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By Jennifer Chaiken, LMFT and Emmalee Bierly, LMFT, Jennifer Chaiken, LMFT, and Emmalee Bierly. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Today's episode of ShrinkChicks is a follow up to the episode from a few weeks ago: Does Sibling Rivalry Ever End. There were so many sibling/birth order specific listener questions, so Emmalee and Jen wanted to answer them for you, today! Some questions and topics they discuss include: can sibling birth order affect you outside of the family dynamic? Why siblings can be so competitive with one another, how birth order affects twins, siblings drifting apart, how trauma affects siblings differently, why we don’t believe in "middle child syndrome," a big shout out to only children, boundaries within family systems, and so much more! Tune in to gain insight, awareness, and action!

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