Siblings - Compare and Contrast

1022 Words5 Pages
Another Stinkin' Brother Sometimes siblings get on our nerves. Well, most of the time, especially when we are young, they will drive us insane. They are the ones wear we the closest to in our lives, whether we like it or not. We fuss and fight, argue and love, cry and laugh with them. A sibling will be the one you are ready to kill one minute and can't live without the next. We go through everything in life together and are still there for one another even when times are the worst imaginable or amazingly wonderful. It is like no other relationship a person will ever have. I thank God I have my sister, Jana, but there are those who are not fortunate enough to have siblings. I taught Jana how to drive a stick shift and laughed at her because she didn't know how to boil water. We had a lot of fun between fights, which at times were on a daily basis, but I don't know what I would have done growing up without having someone stealing my clothes and make-up. We are much older now, closer than ever, but she still makes my blood boil at times. While I personally have no experience, I can see where being an only child would have its advantages. First of all, an only child can have all of their parent’s attention and affection. A parent could devote all their affection and attention to the one child which would cut out the jealousy factor that exists when there are two or more children. Children are always in competition for attention and affection with siblings from their parents, and it is perfectly normal, and it stirs most sibling rivalries. Obviously, never having to share a room, toys, or clothes would be a huge bonus, but not always what it cracked up to be. No fighting over who gets to go first playing game or on a ride would be nice. Zimmerman 2 Obviously there would be no children in the back seat of the car feuding, “He hit me!” “She is
Open Document