11 Things All Age-Gap Siblings Know To Be True
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11 Things All Age-Gap Siblings Know To Be True

Siblings? Well, I'm one of two, three, five, or six. Which family do you mean?

11 Things All Age-Gap Siblings Know To Be True

Yes, my oldest sibling is 25 and the youngest is 5. Yes, I have one full-brother, three half-brothers, and one step-sister. With a 20-year age gap and a very blended family, there were bound to be some funny questions and scenarios in my life that occurred from people who just didn't get it. From confusing friends by introducing people who didn't look like me as my siblings, to always having a baby to play with, I'd say that I've had my fair share of fun coming from a blended family. And for all the children of blended families out there, I'm sure you can relate.

1. Receiving the, "Oh, is that your kid?" question.

My kid sister, you mean?

2. Having to explain the concept of half versus step-siblings to every one of your friends.

It's all about blood.

3. Confusing people when you don't call them a "half" sibling one day.

Yes, I still consider them to be my brothers.

4. Being the best babysitter because you let them break all the rules.

Sure, you can have ice cream. I'll join you! Mom and Dad always buy the best kind, anyway.

5. Their use of technology slightly frightens you.

But also, can you teach me how to use this new tech toy?

6. Never really knowing the answer to, "So, how many siblings do you have?"

Uh, its somewhere between one and five.

7. Not having any good pictures all together because someone was always a child.

Everyone has an awkward stage.

8. But on the other hand, the older sibling always has tons of baby blackmail because they were old enough to have a smart phone.

That one time you sang about your butt? I Snapchatted it to everyone I knew.

9. The older child never had to share toys, but the younger child got to experience everything vintage.

Sit down, brother, its time I told you about the original 151 Pokemon.

10. When you tell stories about your little sister, no one knows how little you actually mean.

And when talking about your older sibling, no one realizes you mean an "actual adult."

11. Sometimes this means becoming an aunt or uncle at a young age.

Which just means you'll be able to be the "cool aunt" who's only a few years older than her niece or nephew.

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