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To all only children out there, what were the most inane, insipid, and utterly s

  1. gmwilliams profile image86
    gmwilliamsposted 4 years ago

    To all only children out there, what were the most inane, insipid, and utterly stupid remarks

    someone has made regarding your only child status?

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  2. CraftytotheCore profile image82
    CraftytotheCoreposted 4 years ago

    I have a half-sister but we never lived together because my mother moved away with her.  So, I was raised by my grandparents after their other 7 children were grown.  I was raised an only child.  The stupidest remark anyone ever said to me that still haunts me to this day was that, "I was born with a silver spoon in my mouth".

    1. gmwilliams profile image86
      gmwilliamsposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Such inane assumption indeed. Many people w/siblings, esp. large families, are jealous of the attention we onlies received & the advantages we have over them. We have more opportunities than they'll ever have so let us leave it at that!

  3. phoenix2327 profile image83
    phoenix2327posted 4 years ago

    The most irritating thing is how people assume I must have been 'spoiled' with all the attention I got.  My father rarely home and when he was, he spent all his time watching TV;  So no attention there.  My mother was abusive towards me so too much attention there; the wrong kind.

    And while I can understand why people would make this assumption, I get frustrated when I explain it wasn't the case with me and they refuse to believe it.  They insist I had it good.

    1. gmwilliams profile image86
      gmwilliamsposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Sorry to hear this.

 
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