25 Signs You Had No Chill As A Child
Some of your most vivid childhood memories are of losing.
Family games of Monopoly would inevitably turn you into a monster.
And if you were ever playing a trivia game and got something wrong, it made you feel physical pain.
At school, you were not good at keeping your cool when you knew the answer to something but it wasn't your turn to speak.
Hermoine was the most relatable character for you in all of Harry Potter.
You had big ambitions for yourself from a very young age.
There was nobody you competed with more intensely than your sibling.
The rules were different with your sibling.
They were the only one you didn't even try to cover up your competitiveness with.
You were, of course, a very keen student.
You never dealt well with getting an average grade.
And if you ever actually failed anything, you refused to accept it.
You were probably quite involved in student politics.
Which meant that you learned to talk yourself up early on.
And anyway you knew when you grew up YOU'D SHOW THEM.
If you DIDN'T win a student election, a competition, or an award, you probably overreacted.
You also never dealt well with second place.
Even kids that were much younger than you.
You probably cared way too much about some team or another.
Your motto at friendly neighbourhood competitions was "I didn't come here to make friends."
There were some upsides to your competitiveness, like all the exercise you got.
Swingsets were not about having fun. They were about who could swing the highest.
Some of your most vivid childhood memories are of the bitterness of defeat.
In fact, you probably got your competitiveness from your parents.
But at least you've totally grown out of it as an adult!
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