Only child dating a middle child
Of course in my case, I certainly didn't come into our marriage a finished product.
I still needed some work, and Mama Bear was happy to oblige.
If you are a first-born or only child married to another first-born or only child, here are some tips for reducing tension and increasing harmony in your marriage.
First Borns Find Middle Borns a Paradox The first born who marries a middle born should first take comfort in the fact that middles have the best track record for building a lasting marriage.
" He glanced at Sande and then back at me and said without hesitating, "Kevin, before you do anything, paid off.
Some practical suggestions for first borns married to middles include: Born Plus Last Born Equals Bliss (Usually) According to one study of three thousand families, the odds for a happy marriage increase a great deal when the first born hooks up with the last born.How Mama Bear Reformed Cubby Bear It may be a good rule of thumb to say any combination of first born and last born has a better chance for marital success than do other combinations, but success doesn't follow automatically. Two people must work together on being considerate, caring, and mutually supportive.When I married Sande, it was a classic matchup of the pleaser Mama Bear taking on the playful Cub.Marrying in your own birth order can lead to problems, so the question is, What is the best combination for a happy marriage?From my own counseling experience, I draw this general guideline: For a happy marriage, find someone as opposite from your birth order as possible.