Signs that you grew up as an only child


Everyone can always tell when someone is an only child. But they never think of the things WE had to deal with as a result of being an only child. It’s not all sunshine and rainbows y’know!

1. Dealing with people who say: “But you don’t seem like an only child”

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What does that even mean?

2. Two-player video games are always a bit tricky

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Teddy = Player Two. Weep.

3. People who accuse you of being a bit spoilt

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Thing is, sometimes you ARE a little selfish…Oh well. Hey, that’s MINE!!

4. The way twins relate to The Parent Trap

enter image description here5. You relate to The Shining

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6. You get VERY close with your BFF because they’re like a sibling to you

enter image description here7. In general, you tend to prefer the company of older people

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Because kids be cray.

8. ’90s TV shows made you a bit sad. There were so many siblings!

enter image description here9. Apart from Sabrina of course

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10. One Christmas you even asked Santa for a little brother

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Guess he got stuck in the chimney :(

11. You’re not great at confrontation

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You were never wrestled by an older brother, how do people even fight?

12. People LOVE asking you if you had imaginary friends as a kid

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In fact you were friends with the friends of those imaginary friends.

13. You’re still learning how ‘housemates’ work

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The basics of cohabitation don’t come naturally.

14. At times your parents were a little overbearing

enter image description here15. Small talk kind of ends when people ask: “Do you have siblings?”

enter image description here16. Christmas isn’t a great turn out

enter image description here17. The whole unwrapping of the presents never takes very long

enter image description here18. But in general being an only child is AWESOME

enter image description here19. Only child = the best child!

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