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I Am the Youngest Child of My Family

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    The Youngest Of 5...

    Three brothers and one sister and I'm the youngest. Luckily they all love me and don't pick on me like some families. I love and hate being the youngest. I love it because my brothers and sister treat me better and love me for it. Most of them are all away from home so they don't...
    sheepey sheepey 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2011

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    Youngest Chronologically & Oldest In Maturity

    I have two siblings, one died my sister and I were born. My sister is 9 years my senior. She has advanced degrees and has succeeded in her profession, has children and grandchildren, and is perpetually unhappy and totally jealous of me and any other people she perceives as more...
    m2mdad m2mdad 56-60, M Jan 13, 2011

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    Youngest Of 4

    As the title states, I'm the youngest of 4. I have two older sisters and an older brother. My wife is the youngest of 3, with two older brothers. Unfortunately, one of her brothers died when he was only 3 months old from SIDS. Her other brother is 10 years older that her, and can...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M Mar 19, 2012

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    I Know I Can't Change It, But....

    As the youngest person in my family (including cousins), you can assume I get teased a lot. Mostly by my cousins. Everyone is much older than me. My sister is 6 years older than me and my cousins are 8 to 11 years older than me. There's no one my age. No one really notices me...
    TryingToGoOn TryingToGoOn 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 19, 2013

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    I am the youngest child in my family :( I am 13

    and have 8 brothers UGH..... Tom(20) Ian(19) Luke(19) Steve(18) Matt(18) Kyle(17) Conor(16) Ryan(16) And even though Ryan is the youngest boy nobody annoys him, everyday is full of being tickled, wedgied, and just TORTURED. My name is Emma but my brothers call me lil sis, and...
    Lilsis12 Lilsis12 13-15, F Mar 18

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    Youngest And Full Of Responsibility To Fulfill...

    That is me, the youngest among 4 siblings, and the only daughter in the family...it is very tough actually to grow as the only daughter in a family...you got to hold so many responsibility at the same time...as a chef assistant, as a financial assistant, landscape assistant...
    Ashida Ashida 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 23, 2012

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    Youngest Of Three

    Being the youngest doesn't really seem that bad, but when you are the youngest, you realize why it is. Like when you can't stay out past 9:30, when you're 16, because you're oldest sister wouldn't tell my mom where she was. Or when everyone treats you like you're 5 because "you...
    SolarBird SolarBird 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 19, 2013

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    Yup, I am the youngest!

    It is not something that I hated, I am okay with it, it doesn't matter much to me, to be honest. I already don't relate to all my siblings, so what difference would it make to be the oldest or the youngest, but I always like to play a little game, the "what if" game. I don't...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Jan 3

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    I Am The Youngest Child Of My Family

      I am the youngest in my family. Growing up around a large family has it's good time and it's bad times. We all have expirenced that right. But you try to focus on the good time rather than the bad. Mom and dad were the type of parents that loved you but they didn't take no...
    dtlgilbo dtlgilbo 41-45 3 Responses Aug 6, 2011

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    I Was The Little Brother

    I have a sister and a half sister, both are older than me. My sister is much older than me, but my half sister is only maybe a year or two older. I got along with them fairly well. My half sister was a major tomboy so I always treated her almost like a brother at times. I didn't...
    MrUntitled MrUntitled 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 3, 2009

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    Again Yes!

    I am the youngest child and the only daughter! It is bad because I have 3 older brothers who are mean to me. I hate being the youngest because I am treated like a child and am forced to do what me brothers tell me (because my parents are always at work)! I wish I wasn't the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 13, 2013

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    Since I'm the youngest by 1 year everyone

    overlooks what I'm doing to see how my brother is doing. Nobody in my family even talked about going to high school once but was all over my brother when he did.
    FunctorFunny FunctorFunny 13-15, M Mar 9

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    Definitely "the Baby".

    I'm the youngest child in my family. My sister's 22, my brother's 20 and I am 18. Growing up, there were quite a few advantages to being the "baby". My mother always babied me, and my other two siblings usually had more responsibilities than I did. Though it was nice at...
    KatLeroux KatLeroux 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2009

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    Lucky #3...not

    I am the youngest of three (as the title suggests.) My older brother is at a huge state school and an active member in an elite drum group. My sister is beautiful, popular, and an amazing singer and actress. Then...there is me. I always feel competitive with my sister and am...
    maggers73 maggers73 16-17, F Dec 30, 2012

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    The Youngest Has No Voice...

    People used to teased me for being the youngest, hence the favorite of my parents. I came from a big family, with both parents working. My eldest sister used to baby-sit me when I was still a kid. I remember that she would pinch my buttocks or ear lobe whenever I...
    orange1971 orange1971 36-40 Sep 10, 2009

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    Youngest

    I am the youngest in my family. I have one sister who is two years older than me. My mom is well. . . .a perfectionist and my dad is. . . .himself. My sister is SUPER annoying and stupid.
    MissyPop MissyPop 70+ Jan 24, 2013

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    Its Not All Peaches And Cream

    Everywhere I go I always hear that the baby of the family gets whatever they want. Not here lol. Also, every time my sister does something wrong they always expect me to end up doing the same. No, just stop.
    westcoastdreams westcoastdreams 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2013

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    Youngest By One Minute

    I am the youngest of four children.  I have a half sister and half brother, who are both more than ten years older than me, plus a twin sister who is a minute older than me.  She has always pointed out, whenever possible, that she is the oldest.  People have...
    ClassOf200Hate ClassOf200Hate 26-30, F Jul 3, 2010

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    The Baby

    I'm the youngest child of my family and the only girl too.  I had a hard time as a kid cause I was a girl and my parents were so strict with me, oh la la!!!
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Sep 28, 2010

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    I have 4 brothers who are older

    than me and i'm the only girl and youngest =)
    Gblue5 Gblue5 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    Young But Strongest

    as always ****** grammer, ****** spelling but i just take it from my mind to my keyboard so sorry i am the youngest of four, i am the one that is suppose to learn and follow the ones above me, to learn by examples made for me to follow and be the best that i can. Yet 19 years...
    HippieFreak6989 HippieFreak6989 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 11, 2013

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    Independence

    Im the youngest in my family. I have 3 older brothers 16, 21,22. You might think its easy being the youngest but trust me its not. Chores are left to me because i sm the "lady" of the house. Im not lazy but i feel like i do everything and i do. Being the youngest and only girl...
    XxRubyxXx XxRubyxXx 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2012

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    I am the youngest out of absolutely everyone in

    my family, even my cousins, and I hate it! We'll not exactly, my oldest cousin has kids who are 5 and 2 but that doesn't help at all! My family looks down upon me and thinks I can't do **** because I'm "the baby" and I'm a big ******* repeat of everything my brother does because...
    RainbowPastel RainbowPastel 16-17, F Jun 29

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    It always sucked, had to submit to everyone

    but my dog, who was also my bestest friend
    Freddie61 Freddie61 51-55, M Mar 5

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    Baby Of The Family But You Would Never Know It!

    I have 3 sisters all of whom are older than me by 7 years, 14 years, and 15 years. My sister who is 15 years older than me always makes me feel older. She is very irresponsible. I have always taken care of her. She has two teenage sons who I have always helped raise financially...
    LittleSis28 LittleSis28 26-30 2 Responses Apr 15, 2012

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    I Am The Youngest Of 4

    Well I am the youngest if 4! Me- I am 12! I am a really good singer and I run, and im in gymnastics. Sometimes being the youngest,but sometimes its awesome! People tell me Im adorable like a baby. They also say im vey funny. Sydney-Sydney is 14. She is very funny and enjoys...
    lilbro3 lilbro3 22-25, M May 1, 2013

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    Youngest - Most Responcibility

    I am the youngest of three children. I am the one who has to be perfect. I am not spoiled because my sister (20) and my brother (23) are spoiled and get everything they want and get away with doing drugs and drinking all the time. My parents tell me all the time that if i ever do...
    lyssa1551 lyssa1551 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I am the youngest kid as you can say that i am 35 and have above me 3 other sisters. Each difference from 2 year or a year and a half to 7 years to 14 years. I was never spoiled as...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I had probably the easiest time. Life is good. :p
    nutssquared nutssquared 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    3 older brothers and 2 older sister. Life is good, they get blamed for everything, I sit back and laugh, got whatever I want. Okay that sounds bad but it's pretty fun to wrestle...
    countrygirlISTaylor countrygirlISTaylor 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I feel like I'm in the middle all the time. Its a terrible feeling. I've been in a relationship for years now and I still love him like the day I met him. Don't ask me why...
    LStacey LStacey 36-40, F 3 hrs ago

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    Everyone with a sibling would think that you're a spoiled kid if you're an only child. That was not the case with me. I was spoiled, but not by my parents. They give me what I...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    My experience is one that both came as a shock, and in some weird way, a confirmation of the fears I've always had regarding my parents and their conditional love of me. I've...
    Kaleesto Kaleesto 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    When i was a child my mother was so overprotective and never ever treat me with respect, she never allows me to decorate my own room the way i like and always throw away my...
    Loneliness78 Loneliness78 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I am presently estranged from my family, except for contact with an elderly mother. My sister and brother-in-law have children and tend to host most of the family gatherings...
    Micikem Micikem 56-60, M 6 days ago

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    At one day after my spanking I said to my mother that why you spank me? My mother replied it is for you own then I said to my mother that why you allow others you allow others to...
    ahmadiscrazy ahmadiscrazy 13-15, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm the second child of the family. I have an older brother who is a year older than me & a younger sister 8 1/2 yrs. younger than me. I can't say my parents are bad but I've been...
    Cfil26 Cfil26 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I'm really the black sheep of the family here. I have one sibling, an older brother. It isn't just my immediate family I don't fit in with, its seriously all of it. On my moms side...
    happyinmyskin happyinmyskin 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I have two wonderful boys and two girls. I had my first son when I was 20 my second when I was 22, When I was 24 yrs old I had my first daughter and my last when I was 29. In my...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I am 13 years old and tommorow it was happened.all the family was packing theirs bags to go to my aunt's home (worst cousins home Linda) I was exited to go there because if I go...
    ahmadiscrazy ahmadiscrazy 13-15, M 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Pass The Child- From the moment of my birth in Summer 1992 in Stuttgart to an African-American mother and Turkish-German father I haven't had a moment's peace. My mother absconded...
    Namur92 Namur92 22-25 13 hrs ago

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    Today, the matriarch of my family, my aunt, is being interred. Not only was I not told that she was ill; I was not given any details as to where the funeral was going to be held...
    tjharrison tjharrison 51-55 1 day ago

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    I grew up with an abusive father, alcoholic and drugs came before his daughter. My mom and dad divorced when I was 12, shortly after my dad married the neighbor lady. She has two...
    mudflap73 mudflap73 41-45, F 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    My earliest memories are of terrible physical and emotional abuse. Discovering many years later that my father had undiagnosed severe psychological issues has done nothing to...
    recyclic recyclic 46-50, M 8 hrs ago

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    No it is NOT because I have anything against Children , we all were one at some point Its more basic : 1. Most relationships never are stable or long lasting , so I never...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M 5 hrs ago

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    I feel like I don't have a family. Sometimes, I don't even understand the definition of it. It's been so hard being an extension to everyone. It feels like I'm dragging them down...
    Neveroutofsight1901 Neveroutofsight1901 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Some days I just want to disown my entire family. *drama* I think I kind of resent growing-up in a big family (esp being the youngest). Unless you were bleeding or crying bloody...
    dukelostboy25 dukelostboy25 26-30, M Jul 13

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    I am a teenager, and I don't think I have grown up too fast, rather going through appropriate milestones and learning what I should. But my family knows another family whose kids...
    ICanTotallySurvive ICanTotallySurvive 13-15, F Jul 13

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    My friends are more family than my actual family..
    iamj iamj 16-17, F 50 mins ago

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    I was only 18, my family life was dysfunctional and I was homeless. I was raped in a homeless shelter but kept the child because I was alone. When I met my son's father he had...
    mamabear1976 mamabear1976 36-40, F 5 days ago

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