Dating family relationship
Imagine you and your romantic partner are purchasing a new car together. And the third car is in the middle – it scores reasonably on both factors.
You both prioritize safety and fuel efficiency, and you’ve identified 3 cars that you mutually like. Which are you most likely to buy – the car that dominates in one desirable category or the middle-of-the-road option?
"They may fight over what movie to see, how to raise the children, where to live." All relationships have these issues, of course, but these two strong personalities, used to getting their own way, may feel them more intensely.
Relationship Tip: Try to understand that as strongly as you feel about something (like where to go on vacation), that's likely how strongly your partner feels about his choice.
Oldest with Youngest This pairing has some good mojo behind it: The youngest child is cared for, while the older sibling can exert control.
"The baby of the family tends to be the type who needs attention; the firstborn, who was alone for a while in the family, doesn't need to seek attention, because he or she usually got it," says Dr. Relationship Tip: Emphasize the relative strengths of your personalities.
Says Cane, "Firstborns like to be in control." As with all birth-order positions, gender plays a role, too.
Where you fall in your family's birth-order hierarchy helps shape your personality and plays a significant role in your relationship.Salmon, if the only has had little experience with the relatively immature, attention-seeking behavior of the baby of the family.Perhaps no surprise, middles and onlies make a good match, with the middle child accustomed to the needy side as well as the possibly bossy side, of his or her "only" love.Here's what you need to know about birth order types—and how they mix, match, mesh or clash.These children tend to be conscientious, ambitious, organized and—in relationships—dominant.