Why one is the perfect number
By Dominique Vulliamy, PHOTOGRAPHY David Handley on 10/03/2009 13:52:59
No longer lonely and spoilt – today’s only child is self-sufficient and high-achieving. So while siblings may have the benefit of a DNA matched confidante they will have for life, what are the bonuses of being an only child?
children in 1971 to 1.4 today. In the US, the average family size dropped from 2.4 children in 1970 to 1.8 by 2000. Between 1980 and 1998 in the US, there has been an 85 per cent increase in the number of women aged 40 (ie, those deemed to have completed