16 Struggles Of Being The Eldest Sibling

Thought Catalog

1. You were the guinea pig of this whole ordeal. By the second kid and onward, parents’ initial disdain for their little alien looking infants subsides and they really cool it on what constitutes grounds for time out. You, unfortunately, never got to reap the benefits of this.

2. The phrase “you never let ME do that when I was your age” has been uttered from your mouth more times than you can count.

3. You ended up being mommy’s little helper with your younger siblings, aka, this is how mommy is going to make you feel special while simultaneously getting you to throw out poop diapers for her. You did some baby grunt work in your day.

4. You will always harbor just a little bit of resentment for the excessive praise and love bestowed upon them by your parents just for, you know, existing.

5. You went through…

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