I Am the Oldest Sibling

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 166 People

    I Hate It Sometimes

    im the one looking after the sibling, im the one that takes in a heaveir burden. i protect them, im a girl and i think i would have an older brother. but im a girl and the oldest and i have to look after my little broerht and sister
    theshortloud1 theshortloud1
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 18, 2009

    Oldest of Six.

    My mom has two kids, other than me.  My dad has three, other than me.  They split up when I was a baby, so I am their only child together. I have three brothers and two sisters.  Ages:  16, 12, 4, 3, 1.5.  Consequently, responsibility is my...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    9 Responses Mar 16, 2009

    Of 3

    Memories of growing up with bro and sis.  Being the one to watch them when mom and dad left on dates.  Being the one that was the biggest so being able power all of the little projects that we started, like surfing in the ditch. Bro where did we grow apart?  I...
    mtvlm mtvlm
    41-45, M
    Mar 15, 2009

    Staying up late hurts :(

    but it was worth spending time with my little brother whose a kid still growing up. He will be soon 12 yrs old in the next few days! Goodnight everyone.
    deleted deleted
    Aug 30, 2015

    I'm the oldest of 4 kids.

    2 sisters and a brother. Life is like a zoo!
    alexiadahl alexiadahl
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 4, 2014

    Big Sister

    I am the oldest of 4. I am the only girl. I was 6 when my oldest brother was born. They are all 2 years apart. I was not exactly close to them growing up because of the age difference, but I was always protective. I was the "other mother". And we are all...
    PraiseHimInThisStorm PraiseHimInThisStorm
    1 Response Oct 12, 2008

    I'm feeling a little taken

    for granted why as the eldest to you have shoulder most of the crap?
    Lampshade86 Lampshade86
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 27, 2014

    1 of 3

    Did you know... That almost all of the U.S. Presidents were either the first-born child or the first-born son in their families? All but two of the first astronauts sent into space were first-borns, and the other two were "only children"?  Here are...
    FeelingCrazy FeelingCrazy
    1 Response Nov 15, 2008

    I have two little sisters

    and I wish they had a better example set by me. It was kind of bad off from the very beginning.
    deleted deleted
    Jan 26, 2015

    I am the oldest of four.

    Two have special needs and were adopted a year apart as half siblings bc their mom was on heroin and heavy drugs and was in prison
    disguisedwithasmile disguisedwithasmile
    16-17, F
    Aug 12, 2014

    I hate how when your the oldest sibling you get

    less off the attention for some it may be the other way around for it goes in this direction. My younger siblings get what they want meaning people actually found them approachable non the less i was the least favorite from the others. I was always more to myself at times I did...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 23, 2016
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