I Suffer From Middle Child Syndrome

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 18 People

    it's hard being the middle child.

    ..but sometimes easy
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 8

    Been sitting in front of the school

    for 2 hours... Can't walk to my aunts because my leg is injured Trying not to cry
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 3

    It's hard to really do anything.

    . When your a minor and have no family support... What's the point
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 8

    Life Of Sadness

    Where to begin...I noticed early in life that being the third of four children, I was left out alot. Not only getting what others got, I was more concerned with the affection and shows of love from my parents. My father worked out of town alot and when he was home, there was...
    brichard6597 brichard6597
    41-45
    2 Responses Jan 22, 2012

    Middle Child Syndrome Exists!

    I have only just realised- at the age of 33- that this syndrome exists...if I had researched it earlier in my life then I think I would have coped with certain things much easier.  No wonder then that I am living in a different country to my family, live a very different...
    mrscatty mrscatty
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 23, 2009

    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 noticing since I was third grade that they treated me differently ever since my little sister came in our lives. Before, all their...
    Cfil26 Cfil26
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 1, 2014

    So apparently paying

    for drill team stuff and not having to pay for anything else each year except for camp, on a scholarship team Is way worse than paying 50 a week for my little brothers karate that she attends every single one of Because my performance or life isn't important at all...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 23

    So I've been late everyday

    and doing 200 crunches or 100 kicks to kick off my demerits (what you get when you are late or something) and my mom is literally sitting there... And then she decides to take a shower We have places to go! I'm starting to feel like she wants me to get kicked off the team...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 7

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    EVER REMEMBER THIS - - > JESUS LOVES YOU.
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    EVER REMEMBER THIS - - > JESUS LOVES YOU.
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    EVER REMEMBER THIS - - > JESUS LOVES YOU.
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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