10 Signs You Know You're The Middle Child
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10 Signs You Know You're The Middle Child

Being a middle child can be difficult at times and here are some sure signs that you are one!

10 Signs You Know You're The Middle Child
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From one middle child to another, here are some signs you can tell you're the middle child.

1.You've Learned How to Compromise

The oldest seems to know what they want and go after it and the youngest seems to want whatever it is in that moment, while you will wait your turn.

2. Hand Me Downs

Although, the youngest child seems to get the brunt of this, in middle school when your older sibling passed down her favorite sweatshirt- you wore it for a week straight.

3. Middle Child Syndrome

You can't help but feel like you aren't really worth the trouble you seem to be made out as. The oldest child sets the bar and tends to be the overachiever that your parents hope that you'd be. And the youngest seems to get by with everything and your parents seem to loosen the reigns a bit. You're constantly stuck with the shortest stick.

4. You'reReliable

You're the person who everyone tends to need favors from and you don't mind doing it sometimes because you know that everyone needs help sometimes.

5. Competition

You're very competitive, this applies to sports, grades and even stories. You want to stand out among you're siblings so you tend to work hard to try to one-up them.

6. You Tend to Do Your Own Thing

Since you're constantly being compared to your siblings you like to stand out. So if that means doing something that may get you into trouble or doing something weird that seems kind of out there, you'll do it just because you want to stand out.

7. Your Sibling's Friends Are Your Friends Too

If the age difference from each sibling isn't that big then you've definitely found that you can relate to your older sibling's friends as well as your younger sibling's friends.

8. Underdog

You tend to root for the underdog in a movie or a book or even a television show because you know what it's like not always having your way.

9. Exaggerations

You tend to exaggerate a story or exaggerate yourself to stand out from others.

10. You've Found Your Calling Later in Life

Since you're used to compromising and sharing you don't necessarily know what it is that you want to do with your life or where you want to go. Once you've been on your own or have been more independent and can finally know what you want in life.

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