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Were You Spoiled As A Kid Growing Up?

In case your parents are driving you insane rn over the holidays.

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    There was a framed photo of you displayed prominently in the house.
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    Santa Claus always brought you more than one gift every year.
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    Your parents attended most of your performances/recitals/sports competitions.
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    When you were in college, you were sent care packages and flowers on the regular.
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    You got a bedtime story every night.
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    You got tucked in personally every night.
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    Your birthday celebrations always lasted for longer than a single day at home.
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    You got handmade Halloween costumes.
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    You got an allowance.
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    You got a car when you turned 16...
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    And it was a brand-new car.
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    You got a packed lunch most days.
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    You got to paint and draw on the walls of your room.
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    You got help with homework every night.
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    You got your homework checked every night.
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    There are entire scrapbooks focused on your life.
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    You asked for — and got — a pet.
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    You got to skip school for "special occasions" — like to see the midnight premiere of Harry Potter.
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    You got your books from a bookstore, not a library.
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    You got to go back-to-school shopping for clothes every fall.
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    You can count the number of times you've been grounded on one hand.
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    You got a homemade cake on your birthday.
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    You had your own TV.
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    You had your own cell phone in middle/high school.
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    You never had to wear hand-me-downs or thrifted clothes.
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    Your parents drove you to all of your practices/extracurricular activities.
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    You never had to do your own laundry.
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    You came home to a home-cooked dinner every night.
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    You left a school assignment at home, so your parents brought it to school for you.
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    You had help on big projects, like building a solar system diorama and stuff.
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    You had private lessons for a musical instrument, singing, or a sport.
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    You went on a family vacation every year.
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    You visited a foreign country before high school.
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    You weren't expected to hold a job during your high school years.
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    You were driven to school instead of taking the bus.
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    When you had an issue with a teacher, your parents emailed them directly.
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    You had a big birthday party every year.
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    You always had your own bedroom.
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    You always had your own bathroom.
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    Your extended family came to your graduation.
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    You had a graduation party.
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    You got a graduation present.

This post was translated from Spanish.

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