19 Reasons Being The Youngest Sibling Is The Goddamn Best

You’re definitely the favourite.

1. Your parents place far less expectation and responsibility on you.

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So there’s no need to ever get your shit together.

2. Sometimes it feels like they are done with the whole parenting thing, so you get away with a lot more.

3. This also means the awkward talks are non-existent.

Or they’ve got them condensed into 60 second versions that are over before the embarrassment can set in.

4. If your siblings are excellent, you’ve got role models to look up to…

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5. …and if they’re not, you look infinitely better by comparison.

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6. Either way you can always learn from their mistakes.

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7. They also do all the hard work when it comes to pestering your parents for inappropriate movies and video games…

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8. …so by the time you ask, they DGAF.

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9. You basically get to do whatever you want.

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Within reason, of course, but your siblings always remind you how much harder they had it.

10. And your parents feel way more chill with you.

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11. You can impress your friends with older sibling stories.

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12. And you always know what’s ~cool~ before everyone else.

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13. Years of getting picked on means you develop the best sense of humour and a thick skin.

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14. There’s always someone to get you alcohol when you’re underage.

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And you have easy access to a fake ID too.

15. Once they’ve got their license you can get lifts from someone other than your parents.

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16. And when the shit hits the fan, you’ve got a wise squad for protection, comfort and cheering up.

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17. Once your siblings move out, your parents can focus their love and attention (aka money) on you.

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18. You secretly love that no one can ever take your title of being the baby of the family.

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19. And let’s be real, you’ll always be the favourite.

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