Most middle children have the following personality traits: They are fairly flexible. They have grown up needing to be flexible. They tend to be sensitive. Most middle children have a lot of practice at being thoughtful. They are usually in some sort of struggle with their siblings, which helps them learn the skills of diplomacy. They are often rebellious.
The middle child tends to be overlooked by the parents. No matter how hard parents try, they usually end up giving less attention to the middle child. The middle child usually has to share the attention. This means that they often act out in order to get noticed. They tend to be attention seeking. This goes back to the same reasons as before. They are used to being the one who is overlooked somehow, so they often seek attention, often in negative ways.They are usually competitive. Being a middle child typically requires fighting for the spotlight, etc. They typically have to share things like vehicles, wear handed down clothes, etc. This often results in the fostering of a competitive nature.
They are also often peacemakers. Middle children are typically peacemakers by nature. They have to be because they have someone on either side of them.Middle children need lots of reassurance that they are important the first and last child. Some ways to avoid the negative aspects of a middle child personality is just insuring they are confident and secure in your love for them.