Posted by: drmolly in only children, development on
Sep 01, 2010
We can all see the pros and cons of siblings. I can tell you first hand, my brothers are both a blessing and a curse. I can also tell you that when I would tell my parents that I wished I was an only child, one of their arguments in response is that siblings help you learn how to negotiate the world socially. Apparently that widely held belief is just wrong.
A study published recently looked at teenagers who are only children and found that they