What are the pros and cons of being an only child?
Being an only child. Here is the lists of pros and cons.
~three words: peace and quiet
~No sharing with other siblings
~Your own bedroom (though some kids with siblings get that benefit)
~100% of your parents attention, undivided love
~No conflicting schedules (your parents don't have to skip your event because of your sibling's)
~No pressure to be as good as or better than your older sibling
~No sibling fights
~You get to see the movies you want
~No disagreements over food
~You get all of the saved up Christmas money (or Hanukkah money)
~The pressure of being the perfect child
~You get bored... a lot
~You can't borrow their cuter clothes (if they have any)
~You get typecast as a spoiled brat who never learned to share when in reality you are mature, understanding, and caring.
~Overprotection: you get the full on helicopter parent(s)
~Crave a nonsecluded life. We single children crave company and love being surrounded by people that we know.
~No team building skills
~ First hand learning in social interactions
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