13 Things You Understand As The Oldest Sibling
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13 Things You Understand As The Oldest Sibling

I don't feel like playing with you, but I guess I will so you won't cry again.

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13 Things You Understand As The Oldest Sibling
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1. You were just getting used to being the only child until your parents broke the the news to you.

2. Once the baby was born, for a little while you felt like Woody did after Andy got Buzz for his birthday.

3. You wish your parents had kids sooner, so you had someone to play with growing up. Instead, you just played pretend with your imaginary friends.

4. Your age isn't that far apart, but the gap is big enough to the point that you don't have the same interests as the rest of your siblings. Barbies and action figures are nothing but plastic to you now.

5. By the time you end up with sibling #4, you're practically a professional at changing diapers.

6. Before you do anything stupid you think, "Would I want my siblings to see me doing this?"/"Would I murder them for doing what I'm doing?"

7. Once you reach a certain age, you become the 2-in-1, oldest child and babysitter extraordinaire.


8. You catch your younger sibling doing something that you used to get in trouble for, and you quickly try to correct and stop them before your parents see them and get angry.

9. It's perfectly okay for you to mess with your siblings, but if you see or hear someone else do it you get a little over protective.

10. When you come home from college you notice your stuff is missing, broken, or in your sibling's room.

11. You constantly brag about them like a proud parent when they're brought up in a conversation.


12. Sometimes you feel forgotten by your parents, but you know it's only because they have to worry about your little siblings and you can take care of yourself now.

13. Even though they're the most annoying human alive, they're also your forever best friends and you couldn't be happier to have the little dirts in your life.


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