Some psychologists believe that birth order, that is, where you are placed in your family, can have an influence on your personality. It is claimed that and awareness of a person's birth order can help us to understand ourselves, our families, our friends, and our position better. Of course, other factors such as co-workers and the environment must also be considered. However, researchers claim that birth order research may offer significant clues as to why peoples tend to be the way they are. It is believed that your genetics in the family influences your patterns of behavior, your ways of thinking, and your emotional responses. Birth order placement can help you to know what to expect of others, what to avoid, and how to get what you want. Knowledge of birth order can thus be of great herlp to parents, teachers, and employers
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