The problems of dating an only child
Youngest with Middle While as a rule, middles can usually have harmonious relationships with someone from any birth order, this combo may present some issues.
That's because middles morph into the styles of the other types, depending on the dynamics of their particular family, says Dr. A middle child with a much younger sib may act more like a lastborn (and the opposite situation may make the middle more like a firstborn).
"In studies of marital satisfaction, middle children fare best all around," says Dr. Even so, if both of you tend to be the secretive type, you could have difficulty communicating.
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That said, they can be predictable in the best sense of that word.
Relationship Tip: Try to suss out whether you have controlling tendencies (which you should keep in check so you don't overwhelm your younger-sib spouse) or if you both are acting like "babies." Youngest with Youngest These two can have a lot of fun—a pair of carefree, risk-taking lovers nearly always do.