14 Signs You Grew Up With An Older Sister
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14 Signs You Grew Up With An Older Sister

There's no relationship quite like it.

14 Signs You Grew Up With An Older Sister
Cynthia Crise

Oh, the joy of having an older sister. She's someone you can look up to -- and someone you can count on if you want to have a petty argument. If you have an older sister, you can probably relate to the following things.

1. You have always been known as each other's sister.

All throughout your grade school years, you had the same teachers. And on the first day of school, your teachers would always be confused and call you by your sister's name.

2. You could share clothes.

Or steal them, as long as she didn’t find out... which she usually would.

3. And she got mad if you try to copy her.

Unless you wore matching outfits for a Christmas card picture. Forced matching outfits didn't count.

4. You were either on each others’ side... or not.

There was really no in between, especially when you were both trying to annoy your parents. You could either be on each other’s side to create an unstoppable duo or be each other’s worst enemy.

5. There was always constant teasing.

Well, at least until someone got their feelings hurt (usually you, if we’re being honest).

6. You were known as the “good kid.”

Because your older sister set the standard before you did. Also, sometimes your sister would try and blow out your birthday candles so your grandma had to hold your sister back. Or maybe that was just us?

7. And you felt like you could get away with more.

After all, she was the first one your parents had to deal with.

8. She got a cell phone before you.

How could you not be jealous of that hot pink Motorola Razr?

9. You always had a crush on your sister’s guy friends.

They were cuter than the boys in your grade. They got their braces off first. There was no competition.

10. She had to drive you to school before you had your license.

It was a daily struggle to get to school on time.

11. You never ceased to try and determine who the favorite child was.

You attempted to figure it out because there had to be one, no matter how many times your parents said that you were equally loved.

12. She has always and will always try to boss you around.

She’s the older one. It’s just that simple.

13. She went to college before you and left you alone with your parents.

... and the emotional instability that comes with sending off their firstborn.

14. You wouldn't want anyone else as a role model.

It's been a crazy ride, but I'm so glad you're my sister.

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