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What are some common problems middle children face?

Michele Borba
Psychology
Here are seven common problems that both researchers warn us of and middle kids complain about from being sandwiched in between and parenting solutions for each hot-button issue. Middle children often report that they:

1. Feel less favored.

2. Feel overlooked and skimped on attention.

3. Hate to be compared.

4. Hide true feelings.

5. Feel tired of playing referee.

6. Always get the hand-me-downs!

7. Feel forced to follow siblings footsteps.
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