Here's a way to understand what makes your friends, family and co-workers tick. Researchers believe that your birth order can influence your personality traits. Do any of these fit you?

Your birth order may offer clues as to your behavior in everyday life. According to Birthorder.com, these are just a guide.

Characteristics of FIRST BORN:
Goal Setters
High achievers
Perfectionist
Responsible
Organized
Rule Keepers
Determined
Detail People

Characteristics of MIDDLE CHILD:
Flexible
Diplomatic
Peacemaker
Generous
Social
Competitive

Characteristics of LAST BORN CHILD:
Risk Takers
Outgoing
Idea People
Creative
Humor
Question Authority

Describes my kids, and my older sisters to the letter. WOW.