Is Your Firstborn or Only Child a Perfectionist?

Is Your Firstborn or Only Child a Perfectionist?
Firstborns and only children tend to carry a burdensome load: perfectionism. My firstborn cried out of frustration in elementary school many times unable to immediately master a skill. I noticed he changed dramatically as he grew older and became seemingly lazy and unmotivated; it took us awhile to understand he was still a perfectionist, but gave up even trying because it hurt too much to fail. We did not take any responsibility for the problem as in our