The Birth Order Book

The Birth Order Book

Why You Are the Way You Are

Book - 2009 | Revised and updated edition.
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Dr. Kevin Leman's ever-popular book on birth order is getting a new look and updated writing. With insight and wit, Dr. Leman offers readers a fascinating and often funny look at how birth order affects personality, marriage and relationships, parenting style, career, and children. Birth order powerfully influences the way people interact with others, whether they're at home or on the job.
This is a great book for anyone who wants to learn more about how they react to their world. Dr. Leman even shows readers how to overcome ingrained tendencies they never thought they'd be rid of, all by focusing on their birth order.
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Revell, [2009]
Edition: Revised and updated edition.
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9780800734060
Branch Call Number: 155.924 LEM 2009
Characteristics: 343 pages :,illustrations ;,22 cm


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Mar 30, 2019

“Birth Order Determines. . . Almost Nothing – and what other factors, some of them hidden, really drive family dynamics.”
by Jeanne Safer Ph.D., posted November 23, 2015, at Psychology Today
“Don’t Blame It on Birth Order”
by Nicholas Bakala, posted October 28, 2015, at Well : Parenting : New York Times

Oct 25, 2016

"The Birth Order Book" is an excellent book. Dr. Leman's writing style is very enjoyable - even light-hearted and humorous at times, while still presenting the information in a clear and detailed way. This book is an eye-opener, shining a new light on people and their personalities and just why they are the way they are. I would recommend this book to anyone and especially one who is interested in learning more about the people around them.

Quimeras Mar 08, 2012

As Leman himself reiterates throughout the book, there are too many variables at play for birth order to be considered the sole explanation to our personalities. Thus, if you can look past his “last child” narrative and self-promotion, this book is quite entertaining.

Aug 16, 2011

This was a great book! Im definitely going to add this to my own personal library. An interesting read and I must say I definitely learnt alot about why I am the way I am and also why others are they way there are :)

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