siblings

Siblings are the only enemy you can't live without.

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Sarah Beck8 months ago
Elementary... School
Whizzzzz! The orange hover-bus pulls up to the Karpenter household. A small, smiling android girl runs out of the house to meet her older sister who has just stepped off the school bus. “Hey Georgie,”...
Hannah Taylor8 months ago
To You​ on Your Birthday
I want to start this off by wishing you a happy, relaxing and joyous 28th birthday. As my big sister, we haven't always been on the same page but because this is for your birthday I'm not going to dwe...
LeAnne Diab8 months ago
The Value of Self
It took me a long time to understand the feeling I’ve had since I was a child—that feeling of being complete yet empty, of being trapped yet at ease. The walls of the world enclosed on my individualit...
Bethany Spiva8 months ago
Baby Brother No More
When my flight landed in San Antonio this past Wednesday night, I was annoyed, sick, and ready for bed. I had just worked a nine-hour day, dropped my sweet dog at a friend’s house, and driven myself t...
JohnnieMae Moritz8 months ago
Grief
Grief. I lost my brother Ian when I was twelve. He was fourteen. Apparently, it was a swimming accident, but I’ll never know what really happened to him. After he died I was told that grief comes in f...
Brandi Payne9 months ago
My Estranged Sister
Growing up, my sister and I were very close. She is younger than me, and she was always a pain in my butt when we were little. She wanted to do the same things I was doing, or hang out with me and my ...
Xandra XCM9 months ago
The Life of a Twin
Twins. You see them a lot, believe it or not. Fraternal twins are genetic and run in families. In fact, fraternal twins run in my own family. Identical twins, however, are a little bit more rare. I am...
Adrianna E.9 months ago
Sibling Abuse (Potential Triggers)
About 2.5 weeks ago this turned my life upside down. First off, we need to understand what sibling abuse is. Just like other types of big name abuses, sibling abuse can include physical, emotional, or...
Andrea Rodriguez9 months ago
A Letter to My Sister
Sister of mine, Growing up as the older sibling, I was always there when mom had to go to work, run an errand, or was still sleeping because she was so tired from the day before. I grew up real quick....
hailey clark9 months ago
Sister's Shadow
Being the younger sister might be a good reason. She always got to do important stuff before me and got to go to bed later than me. Things either went one of two ways; she would do things before me or...
Emily Frank9 months ago
The Sister of an Anorexic
It's common to see an anorexic's story on the web, internet, or YouTube. My sister has her own YouTube channel where she is able to document her recovery and help others along the way. I'm proud of he...
Somebody I Used to Know
We came together in an unusual way. In fact, when I first met you, we were not pals. You were nothing to me but some girl who had broken my brother's heart. Then you reappeared for a second shot.
Stephanie Pickard10 months ago
The Separation of Sisters
Having just found out I’m due to have another girl this December, I’ve been thinking a lot about sisters. Elated to have two daughters, my husband and I are already imagining the sweet sisterly giggle...
Piper Stevens10 months ago
Not Sisters, but Friends
Disclaimer: I wrote this for my Honors Sophomore English class so about three years ago. I feel that a lot of my feelings about it have changed for the better. Nonetheless, I chose to share it because...
Taylor Grace10 months ago
The Story of the Sunflower Girl
She came into the world on September 1, 2000. My brand new baby sister. I was 3 so I don't remember but from what I was told, I loved her. I even tried to name her Cinderella Annie-Pooh Enderlein. My ...
Misunderstood Ninja10 months ago
Eleventh Grade
I live in what is quite possibly the whitest neighborhood ever. I'm not kidding. A local publication did this analysis of every neighborhood in my city, ranking them on affordability, diversity, those...
IRINI DOLITSA10 months ago
Some Relief for Anne
I have been constantly asking myself how normal children experience coexistence with a mentally retarded sibling (e.g. Down syndrome), so I would like to share this article with you. Bigger children a...
Heather Wilkinsa year ago
A Letter to My Sister
My sister and I may not have been the best of friends growing up, but after being in college for a while, we may have made some progress over the years to be better friends than enemies. I know it is ...