The Birth Order Book [NOOK Book]

Overview

Dr. Leman's ever popular book on birth order is ready for a new generation of readers.

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. Whether at home or on the job, birth order powerfully influences the way people interact with others....
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The Birth Order Book

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Overview

Dr. Leman's ever popular book on birth order is ready for a new generation of readers.

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. Whether at home or on the job, birth order powerfully influences the way people interact with others.

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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781585580071
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/1/2004
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 57,485
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Founder of www.matchwise.com, an Internet dating service based on birth order, Dr. Kevin Leman is an internationally known psychologist, humorist, and radio and TV personality. He is the best-selling author of Making Children Mind without Losing Yours, Sex Begins in the Kitchen, and My Firstborn, There's No One Like You. He is former consulting psychologist for Good Morning America and a frequent guest for American Morning, The View, Oprah, Today, The Early Show, and Focus on the Family. Dr. Leman is president of Couples of Promise. He and his wife, Sande, live in Tucson, Arizona. They have five children.
Dr. Kevin Leman is an internationally known psychologist, radio and television personality, and speaker who has taught and entertained audiences worldwide with his wit and commonsense psychology. He has made house calls for hundreds of radio and television programs, such as Fox & Friends, The View, Fox's The Morning Show, Today, Dr. Bill Bennett's America in the Morning, 700 Club, CBS's The Early Show, James Robison's Life Today, Janet Parshall, CNN's American Morning, and Focus on the Family, and has served as a contributing family psychologist to Good Morning America.

A bestselling and award-winning author, Dr. Leman has written more than 40 books about marriage and family issues, including The Birth Order Book, Sheet Music, Making Children Mind without Losing Yours, and Have a New Kid by Friday. He is coauthor, with his son Kevin Leman II, of a series of illustrated children's books for each child in the family. He is also featured on 6 video series on marriage, parenting, blended families, and single parenting.

Dr. Leman and his wife, Sande, live in Tucson, Arizona. They have five children and two grandchildren.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 17, 2007

    Informative read!

    This book will explain why you act the way that you do, why your siblings are the way that you are, why you date certain people, what type of person you are most likely to marry, why your parents act like that, why you have the certain friends that you have any everything in between just because of when you were born! It is amazing, you can relate it to any person or situation, and it makes you realize more about yourself and everyone else! Must read!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 18, 2012

    Highly Recommend

    This book is really great for those in a business where they could use some help 'reading' their clients. Excellent!!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 16, 2010

    This book was very interesting, informative and very helpful in figuring out relationships in a personal context as well as professional.

    I bought this book to help figure out how my place in my family helped to create who I am today. It has shown me that and so much more. I think that this book would be beneficial to anyone, but especially helpful in teaching people how to better communicate with people in their life. Business owners would greatly benefit by knowing how to hire and handle their employees.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 15, 2000

    Very entertaining read.....a MUST

    I found myself shedding tears of laughter, this book hit the nail directly on the head. If you ever questioned why you do some things, this book may give you those answers. Great book. It helped me out alot, as a person and as a parent.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2014

    The birth order book

    This book is HIGHLY recommended to anyone and everyone. You will learn about yourself and others. It is really eye opening and makes so much sense.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 17, 2013

    This book was like reading horoscopes, and just about as useful.

    This book was like reading horoscopes, and just about as useful. Dr. Leman's glittering generalities have so many exceptions that there is really no support for his theory. He repeats himself frequently, multiplying pages without providing any substance.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2013

    Highly recommended

    I found this book fun to read, as well as helpful in understanding not only myself and the way I relate with my sisters, but also why my kids act the way they do. It also gave me a new perspective on how to treat them in order to help them reach their potential.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 15, 2012

    Overall, I enjoyed the book. There were three things I didn't c

    Overall, I enjoyed the book. There were three things I didn't care for: 1) I got kind of tired of hearing about his children 2) The chapter about selling to people of different birth orders (e.g., how to sell a car to a middle-born, and 3) I felt the references to God didn't add anything and were unnecessary. It was an interesting read, though, and I have enjoyed thinking about different friends and co-workers and what their birth orders are.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2012

    This book was very informative.

    Ever wonder why your sibling do things that annoy you? Or why you are different from them? Get this book and read all about it. I loved it!

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  • Posted January 15, 2012

    Recommend

    Very good book. I thought I understood birth order but Dr. Leman gives some very good insight. As a future therapist I can see where I can use some of this information in my counseling.

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  • Posted February 21, 2010

    The Book was OK

    This book was required for a class that I was taking. The author is great about explaining our position in the birth order. However, I am the female child raised with 3 brothers, so of course alot didn't apply to me.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 20, 2007

    #1 Way to Understand Yourself & Your Family!

    An incredible book. I now understand myself and my family as I never have before and am empowered in my personal life and in my relationships just because of the clarity and suggestions Dr. Kevin Leman brings to the table. EVERYONE should read this book! I read mainly fiction because I've never found nonfiction helpful until I read this book. Now I'm eager to read Dr. Leman's other titles!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2005

    I am a 'lonely only' but this is a great read for all!

    Very informative. This is great insight for parents, employers, teachers, spouses.....everyone! Information is written in a fun light hearted manner and can be useful in all areas of life! Highly Recommended!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 11, 2001

    Absolutely Amazing!

    I found this book to be the most informative and the most amazing book I have ever read on Birth Order. Dr. Lehman, explains everything as if he knows each and everyone of us! I read the book a while back, and not one day goes by in which I do not relate his book to people I interact with. It really helps you understand your friends, co-workers, and it makes it extremely easy to respond to others knowing how they might react to you.

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