18 Struggles Every Youngest Sibling Knows To Be True

First is the worst, last is the best.

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1. You're still referred to as the baby of the family, even when you're well past baby stage.

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2. And people are usually pretty shocked to find out that you aren't 8 years old anymore.

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3. You were always conned into being the toy.

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Whether that was the toy baby doll in a stroller or the target for foam darts.

4. And you were always compared to your older sibling(s).

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Always.

5. You learned early on that you had to be careful who you trusted.

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I ~swear~ I won't tell mom.

** Tells mom. **

6. Some of your best memories were from when your older sibling(s) were left in charge.

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WORST. IDEA. EVER.

7. Most of your teachers judged you based upon your sibling(s).

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8. You were always accused of being the favorite.

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Probably because, DUH, you are.

9. You were great at entertaining yourself and standing out because, well, you had to be.

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10. You were often accused of being a tattle tale.

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When really, you were just trying to SURVIVE.

11. People always had high expectations of you because you were supposed to learn from your sibling(s)' mistakes.

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NOT FAIR.

12. You can't even begin to count how many times you've heard the line, "When you're older..."

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13. In some aspects, you were super overprotected because you were the BABY.

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14. But in other ways, your parents were tired and cared less and less each day. You could basically get away with murder.

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15. You overused the excuse that you "didn't know any better."

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And sometimes still try to use it.

16. You didn't mind when your sibling(s) picked a fight with you, because they would get in trouble for picking on you.

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HAHA SUCKA.

17. You vowed to never forgive your older sibling(s) for ruining things like SANTA and the EASTER BUNNY.

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18. You may have been picked on a lot, but you wouldn't have it any other way.

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