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21 Fears All Older Siblings Have

Oh, brother.

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1. That you'll watch your sibling get away with crap you NEVER would have.

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You are the Susan B. Anthony of paving the way so that your younger sibling can stay out past 10 p.m.

2. That you'll pass on your hand-me-downs and realize your sibling looks better in them.

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Whatever, it's only because you stretched the bottom out and made it all unraveled and misshapen and... cute.

3. That you'll go from being called "big sibling" to being called "OLDER sibling."

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Why not just "Superior Sibling"?

4. That you'll be asked "Aren't you ______'s older sister?"

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Bb, please. He's MY younger brother.

5. That you'll notice your little sibling looks so much older now and this means you probably look like the Crypt Keeper.

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Closer to death every day. #yolo #blessed

6. That you'll ever, ever being mistaken for your younger sibling's parent.

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I DON'T WANT TO DIE.

7. ...Or your sibling's date.

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I WANT TO DIE.

8. That you'll see your younger sibling drink for the first time and it'll hit you that they're no longer 12 and gross.

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Now they're 27 and gross.

9. That you'll reach an age where giving your little sibling a noogie makes you look insane.

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Go balance a spreadsheet or whatever it is adults do.

10. That you'll notice something annoying your sibling does and realize they got it from YOU.

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Oh, I guess responding to awkward questions in a Kermit voice isn't that endearing after all.

11. That your teeny little baby sibling will eventually go out and date a serial killer or something.

DON'T STAY OUT LATE WITH ANYONE. DON'T HOLD HANDS WITH ANYONE. DON'T KISS ANYONE. DON'T LOOK AT ANYONE. DON'T GROW UP AND HAVE YOUR HEART BROKEN PLEASE.
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DON'T STAY OUT LATE WITH ANYONE. DON'T HOLD HANDS WITH ANYONE. DON'T KISS ANYONE. DON'T LOOK AT ANYONE. DON'T GROW UP AND HAVE YOUR HEART BROKEN PLEASE.

12. That questions like "Why can't you be more like your little sibling?" will never end.

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Mom, please, I am 57 years old and I have a house and a dog and a 401k cut me some slack, please.

13. That you'll be forced to give them rides everywhere until they're old enough to drive.

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On the plus side: you're always in charge of the music.

14. That they'll do something to thoroughly embarrass themselves on social media.

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Burn Snapchat.

15. That their weird little friend who has a crush on you will never go away.

Please do not bring that person into our family's home.
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Please do not bring that person into our family's home.

16. That you've been a bad influence.

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Maybe being a rebel is genetic?

17. That they won't take your wise advice.

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Sometimes people have to learn from their own mistakes.

18. ...Or that they don't even need it.

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Don't underestimate Youths.™

19. ...Or that you've emotionally scarred them somehow.

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In a way they totally deserved, but still.

20. That your little sibling is actually far, far cooler than you'll ever be.

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Whatever.

21. That they might never know how much you truly love them.

Go call your little sibling. Even if they're a booger head.

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