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Single Child Syndrome

12 Things You Should Know About Only Child Syndrome

Being an only child presents vast challenges and scrutiny as an adult. If you’re an only child, it’s very likely that you would have heard at least two statements of judgement throughout the course of your adult life. One being, “oooh, that explai...

Only Child Stereotype: Separating Fact From Fiction

As a sibling researcher I am often presented with the question about the consequences of being an only-child. I am usually asked this question by singletons, as they are known in the field, during the Q and A time after my lectures. Not wanting to...

Understanding Only Child Syndrome|Nobullying|

These claims are interesting since these characteristics are found in many other people who have one, two or more siblings, but according to an excerpt from The New York Times, researchers at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts decided to...

21 Truths About Being An Only Child

1. Whenever you tell people you’re an only child, they skeptically look you up and down before saying something cryptically judgmental and casually insulting, like “Hmm really? You don’t seem like an only child,” or, worse, “Yeah, that makes a lot...

What Exactly Is Only Child Syndrome? | Only Child Experience And Research

Since I posted Durango’s article on only child syndrome there has been quite a lot of response – so I thought I would post some of my research and thoughts. The word syndrome taken from the Greek word ‘sundromos’ meaning ‘running together’, is use...

Tips For Parents Suffering From The 'Only Child Syndrome'

With snow storms wreaking havoc throughout the United States these past few months, many families have spent the time cocooning with their child or children. I've heard that some of the kids have played together well, while other moms have told me...

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Single Child Syndrome

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Things you should know about Single child syndrome