I am the oldest of my siblings. In general and from my own experiences, I would say they are leaders(or bossy, depending on how y see it LOL) determined, and nurtured, too. So three words are what immediately come to mind
Fortunate; visionary; blessed; aware, grateful; longing.
Overburdened, dethroned, unappreciated, overused, obligated, & martyred. Not to mention discarded, enslaved, pressured, unhappy, omnipresent, & stressed. Oldest children must be adults quickly & have a short childhood. They are blamed for what younger siblings DO. They are THERE for everyone else in the family but NO ONE is there for them.
You left out 'unhappy' Grace. I once asked you if there is someone else with the same name. Purely because I once admired and appreciated you for your goodness. What's gone wrong? Do not give up, my Sweet Friend.
I wasn't talking about myself. I was talking about oldest children that I have associated with throughout my life. The life of oldest children can be analogous to hell on earth.
Ok, my Sweet. Apologies. Misunderstood. I am an oldest child, though. Ha ha. My sis came five years later. We were seven, and I started work at 15 to help out. I do not recall any probs though. We were small Islanders, and very sweet.
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