Only children of the world, rejoice — a new study says "an only child isn't necessarily a loner, misfit and brat!"
According to a new study of 13,446 youngsters, only kids do suffer socially — at first. By their teens, everyone's on a level playing field. "Whatever benefits there are in having a sibling are mediated; there's a catch-up."
In a story in today's Washington Post, Marcia Katz writes about what it's like to be the parent of one child. There's a stigma against single children: In the 1930s, psychologist G. Stanley Hall called the only child "a disease in itself." You'll hear that only children are self-centered, lonely, maladjusted (or,…