We never had an over-protective sibling to shelter us and tell us that our crush was "bad news" or that person was shady, so we learned to protect ourselves.
We’re careful about who we get close to and we’ll never sit silently in front of someone feeling disrespected or violated.
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But they do have a lot in common, having had to learn to entertain themselves at a youg age with their imaginary friends Donald Frosty and Kathaleena Donald, listening to Lou Reed at adult dinner parties, going to bars with their parents and eventually learning to tie a cherry stem in their mouths with their tongue… This will do more than put your meals together out of sync, it will affect how you treat each other and each other’s belongings. basically a lot of stuff that home schooled kids go through just without the spelling bee dominance. You might get some pretty good birthday and Christmas gifts too. There are clearly reasons to steer clear of the single child: solipsism, mom issues (or dad issues), socialization difficulties, reliance on television/imaginary friends for company, skewed POV, no experience with sharing a room/clothes/affection, pressure to have children now… And they have never had anyone threatening to eat their dinner, so they might chew each bite 1,000 times, use multiple forks, drink water between gulps, or even put down their sandwich to have a conversation. If you yell at your only child, Let me guess — you eat dinner in 4.5 minutes, because that’s how long it took before your brothers sucked up every crumb on the table.