You will always be known as the youngest child in the family no matter what you do and you seem to always have a chip on your shoulder.
We last born kids have been poorly represented, and as a result have an awful reputation. It is almost as if there is a stigma attached to us.
Apparently we get more freedom than our older siblings did, and our parents let us get away with all sorts of things. Some feel, that since the older children have paved the way, there is less pressure and expectations placed on the youngest child. Then of course, there is that nasty little rumour about how we are constantly pampered and coddled.
I am not trying to deny that there are certain perks associated with being the baby of the family. My favourite one has to do with the aging process. Now you get to go grey first, to wrinkle first, and to be the first one in the adult dippers.
The downside to being the youngest? Well, listen up because there are a few. Nothing we do is a novelty. The rest of the family has been there and done that. Now finally, we have too, and because the newness of it all has worn off, our achievements are received with lukewarm enthusiasm.
There are constant comparisons being made. You older siblings sure set that bar! Now all we hear is how we should be more like you. Or in some cases, or less like you. The point being, we live in your shadow.
Even our personalities are not our own, they are measured against yours. Family members do not take us seriously. As bad as that is, it is still better than when we are patronized for our views.
For what could we possibly known, seeing as we have lived for such a short amount of time! You know that you abuse your older sibling power by having us go and get you something when you need it.
The parents do it too, skipping everyone in birth order above us, to call upon the youngest to retrieve some item from some random location. It is not as if we have a choice in the matter, no, as the youngest we were born to serve.On Being the Youngest Child. rather than only predetermined by, the family culture which raised you.
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