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At times I was mean to my younger sister, telling her our father found her on the street and other things to upset her.  I was jealous because she made friends easily and was more athletic.  We became friends as adults but I'm particularly happy that I was able to make amends during the last year of her life when she was battling lung cancer.  During that year, I would take the Greyhound Bus after work on Friday and travel from Dayton to Columbus OH to take care of her so her husband could have a break.  I was afraid that if the stress became too much for him he might desert her.  (I had read that this happens sometimes).  On Sunday evening, I would take the Greyhound back to Dayton and return to work on Monday.
 

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Aww. My twin and I did a little teasing back and forth. You were there when it really counted though.
 

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I once broke my brother's nose, and yes on purpose.
 

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I wouldn't say I was a terrible sibling, but I was a pretty poor one. I had two younger brothers and I spent little to no time with them, and although I was never "mean" to them I feel as though that attention would have been better than the no attention they were given. There isn't a day that goes by that I don't wish I had a closer relationship with my brothers.

Damn my parents for having us so far apart!
 

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I regret not knowing my sister better, she was 12 years younger than me and died at 21 of Hodgkins Disease. We are so stupid and stubborn when young, or at least I was. Don't know when we have a good thing in front of us.
 

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short answer, yes.  Long answer:  I'm the only girl w/ 4 brothers and had to fight back (seriously, they decapitated my barbies and buried my She-ra action figure in the yard).  I was also jealous that they got to do so much cool stuff (my parents are into boy scouts, so the rule in our house was, you want to drive, you get your Eagle Scout award.  Needless to say, all 4 of them did.  Girl Scouts did not hold as much appeal to me as boy scouts did).  I remember doing things like starting fights and hitting my brothers right before one of my parents rounded the corner so my brother(s) would get caught hitting me (b/c boys don't hit girls and it doesn't matter if she starts it, you're a gentleman).  Just so you don't think we were all monsters, my mom often commented that we didn't fight a lot until we started taking martial arts in our teens (and even then, it was exaggerated, "pretend to be Bruce Lee" type fighting) and my mom was not afraid of putting a 15 and 17 yr old in the corner until we could act our age.

As for our relationship now, well, time and space has helped.  I get along really well w/ them so long as I don't have to spend more than a week w/ them (I know that sounds bad, but I have one brother who idolizes Jim Carrey and will often act like Ace Ventura, despite being 33 and having 3 kids).  We aren't BFF, but will come to each other when we need support/help w/ problems (my youngest bro often asks for dating advice).  That's a long ways from playing cowboys and indians and "forgetting" to untie the "cowboy" (true story, my brothers left me tied to my parent's bed frame during lunch.  My mom had to search the house to find me as they didn't "know" where I was)
 

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I was the oldest, with three younger sisters. My sisters all loved me and worshipped the ground I walked on.

Don't listen to their dissenting opinions!
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My sister and I have always been pretty close. We definitely fought occasionally (she once walked up to me and bit my stomach hard enough to draw blood FOR NO REASON!), but we got along for the most part. We live 2000 miles apart now and I miss her every day!
 

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Wish I could have been -- or not.  I'm an only.
 

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Alle Meine Entchen - Your brothers were rough! And your "Jim Carrey" brother sounds hilarious to me. Maybe just me though  :p

Well i'm the youngest of three. My brother is 9yrs older and my sister 8yrs older. They have always been close to each other because they grew up together, went to school together and grew up with our cousins who are mostly the same age as them. So i've always felt as a little bit of an outsider to all that. Me and my sister mostly got on well though, and we still do. But my brother and i have always clashed. He used to scare me when i was a kid, making me watch scary films and telling me the demon doll Chucky was under my bed. And he used to tease me saying i had big ears so i was nicknamed "Elfis"  ::)

But yes, if he did anything wrong i'd always tell on my parents and he hated that. And when he was in his late teens, he'd get love letters from his girlfriend and i'd find them and read them out to everyone. But you know i don't think i was a terrible sibling at all, he was! ;D (and sometimes still is and he's nearly 36)
 

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It's just myself and my brother. I am the youngest but we are only a year apart. With my brother's disabilities we ended us being in the same grade. Usually we were placed in The same classes in elementary school we were close back then. He was deaf for a year in pre-school so his speech map quite delayed. Considering we spent so much time together and I could understand his speech like no one else could even our parents. We spent time together at home and school eventually it got to be too much time together. In Jr high we lived overseas and I was given more freedom considering how safe the area was. I didn't spend as much time with him. He also was going through puberty and he got more aggressive especially towards me. He tried to slam the fridge door on my head for reaching around him for the milk while he stared in the fridge. After some help he managed his anger better.

Now we are in our twenties and things are chill. If I hang out my brother one weekends. He doesn't like hanging out with my friends (he is not that social) except for WriterNovelist (we went to Jr high together and lived down the street from each other then). He can't drive and I take him out to midnight visits to Walmart, midnight bowling at SunCoast, comic stores, GameSpot, and the casino.

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I was a pretty good sibling, if I do say so myself. I was the baby of the family and pretty much worshipped my big brother. I was the ultimate tag along. I did fight with my big sister sometimes though, because she was very bossy. Besides, we shared a bedroom for about twelve years and you fight more when you're in close quarters. She had no patience at all with my bed-wetting and my fear of the dark.
 

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Well, once I walked away from her in a crowd and deliberately lost her. I was six and she was three-and-a-half.

Looking back on it, it was, as so many of the things I did as a child, a cry for help although at the time, I didn't realize it. I was completely responsible for her. At six! Who puts that much responsibility on a six-year old? My alcoholic mother, that's who!

Anyway, since we were children of a police officer, she did what we had been told to do and that was to "tell a lady we were lost."  She then added that her daddy was a policeman. So, she was taken to the police station where they asked her what her father's name was. With perfect logic, she said, "Daddy!"

When she was brought home, I got into a LOT of trouble, but I no longer had the total responsibility.
 

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I hope I have been a good sibling.  My sister was born when I was eight.  She has spina bifida.  We were told her life expectancy would be 12 years.  It's really hard to fight with someone you think is going to die in a few years, and who spent a majority of their life in the hospital.  She is now 42 and in relatively good health.  Sometimes she gets frustrated with me, but I think if you asked her she would say I have been a good sibling. 
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