12 Truths All Middle Children Know Too Well
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12 Truths All Middle Children Know Too Well

You're pretty good at resolving conflicts.

12 Truths All Middle Children Know Too Well

My life was going pretty great for the first 5 years. I was constantly spoiled and had the attention of every single one of my family members- I mean, I was pretty dang cute. Then, my younger sister was born and quickly I was no longer the center of attention. I became the middle child. Now, middle child syndrome is the feeling of being excluded.

On some occasions I do feel that I'm being overlooked or ignored (we can probably just say it's because of typical teenage angst), but for the most part I'm happy with my independance. If you're also a middle child, below are 12 relatable reasons you know you're the middle child.

1. You're constantly being compared to your siblings

2. You've become very independent

3. The pressures of a first-born? Yep, you don't have to deal with that

4. You're pretty good at resolving conflicts

5. You can easily get away with things

6. However, when you're caught, you get a lecture on why you can't be just like your older sibling

7. You have stronger leadership traits than both your siblings

8. Adapting to being ignored has caused you to become more manipulative

9. You learn from your older siblings mistakes and are able to teach your younger sibling

10. You get called two different names by your parents before they say your actual name

11. You're usually the most dramatic

12. You're the most outgoing

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