Birth Order & You

Discover how your sex and position in the family affects your personality, career, relationships, and parenting

This is intended for a global audience.

ISBN: 978-1-55180-245-9

Number of pages: 272

This book explains how birth order affects the type of person you are, the type of spouse you choose, and the type of employer or employee you make.

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  • Understand the influence of birth order
  • Learn from the shape of a family

Between each birth, the family undergoes a reshaping. The experiences of a first child or an only child are very different from those of a youngest child with three siblings. Each person's position within the family affects the way he or she will think and act as an adult. This updated, new edition includes:

  • What effect your sex and the sex of your siblings has on your birth order characteristics
  • How understanding birth order can make you a better parent and partner
  • Discover how your birth order affects your career

Additional Info

Additional Info

Subtitle Discover how your sex and position in the family affects your personality, career, relationships, and parenting
Publication Date Oct 15, 2000
Market Global
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Edition Second Edition
Pages 272
Size 6 x 9
ISBN 978-1-55180-245-9
UPC 069635802458

Author Details

Author Details - Dr. Ronald W. Richardson and Lois A. Richardson

Dr. Ronald W. Richardson, BA, MDiv, DMin, has been a marriage counselor and family therapist since 1976. He retired in 1996. He was formerly the Executive Director and Director of Training at the North Shore Counselling Centre in British Columbia. He was also on the faculty of the Pacific Coast Family Therapy Training Association. He is active as a Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and is a Diplomate of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors.

Lois A. Richardson has an MA in journalism from Syracuse University. She has worked as a newspaper reporter, a freelance writer, and an in-house and freelance editor.


ExcellentReview by Ruth
This book brought much light on the impact of birth order in my family, both then and now. Confusion has diminished now that I understand the normality of my hitherto-bizarre experience as a second sister. (Posted on 11/22/2010)

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