My one and only: the special experience of the only child

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W. Morrow, 1989 - Family & Relationships - 250 pages
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Today, for the baby-boomers who want it all, the one-child family is an increasingly attractive option. McGrath, an only child herself, examines the stereotypes about only children and reveals some of their special advantages.

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Herself an only child, McGrath, a writer for Time, grew up hearing the popular cliches about only children: They are selfish, spoiled, lonely, and socially maladjusted. This book, the result of ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
9
The Tie That Binds
35
Coming First Privileged and Precocious
65
Copyright

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