Having An Only Child

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Brothers and sisters are as close as left hand and right hand. The sibling relationship is special, due to the fact that is characterized by love and affection but at the same time rivalry. Also, growing up with siblings can benefit cognitive and social development. Even though, this relationship is unconcerned from researchers, fortunately, the past few years they tended to be more interested in investigating sibling bond. Putting together a puzzle, in order to figure out the special ingredients of this relationship, it came in the conclusion of the most enduring one, starting from childbirth until death. Now, only children’s development has got neutral effects and it is dependable on how their parents raise them, but at the same time, having …show more content…
This is due to the fact that they replace the sibling bond gap. Few people tend to acknowledge a one- child family ideal. (Veenhoven & Verkuyten, 1989). Multiple children is a tiring enough job for parents, but are parents nowadays considered selfish having one child only? It is quite beneficial for parents not having multiple children because they are not require to work hard, doing two or more jobs in order to be considered as financially stable to raise their children, providing them with everything possible. Besides that not having to fight for attention with any siblings or be compared with one of them, only children also share a great bond with their parents, providing them their all, everything that they possibly could give as far as material love is concerned. Growing up alone in an environment where you have undivided attention results in having a strong sense of what is right and wrong. Being surrounded by morals you tend to obey social authorities like teachers and policemen. Lastly, independency is a characteristic of singletons since they are not part of any sibling …show more content…
On the other hand, only children have their benefits that are produced from the loneliness life although sometimes it might become bad for their character as they might feel as they are the centre of the attention. Lately Chen& Liu (2014) were passionate enough to investigate if they were any significant differences concerning two different domains academic issues and psychosocial modification. Using a considerably large enough sample of adults, those who had siblings and those who did not, found out that there is no significant difference between singletons and non-singletons. Despite any stereotypes, people with no siblings are not at all disadvantaged compared to those with siblings. Nonetheless, future research is needed conducting to more clear results about whether there is actually a difference between singletons and non-singletons and if for instance aggression, and educational concepts are only related to children with brothers and

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