Asian-American firstborns have more pressure with family responsibilities: study
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
CHICAGO, Aug.10 (Xinhua) -- Asian-American firstborns feel the additional burden of being cultural brokers and having to take care of their immigrant parents and young siblings at the same time, a University of Michigan researcher has found.
Kaidi Wu, who was born in China, is now a University of Michigan doctoral candidate in social psychology. She has led the study exploring how Asian-Americans and European Americans-ages 18 to 25-view sibling relationships, their birth order and family relations.