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18 Crazy Confessions From People Who Grew Up With A Lot Of Siblings
Big families are becoming rarer and rarer as more people elect to have less kids, or to not have children at all. Getting to say you grew up with lots of siblings will get all sorts of reactions. People will ask questions, or make assumptions. Truth is, every family is different. Some people who grew up this way wouldn't change it for the world, while others had a less than pleasant experience.

You develop survival habits that are hard to break.

1
My friends always ask how I eat so fast. I have 6 siblings I've learned to get my share before someone else does.

Growing up with lots of siblings makes some people never want their own kids.

2
I grew up with 10 younger siblings, I don't want children at all!
3
I grew up with 10 siblings, my grandmother had 12 and my grandfather had 9. 
I do NOT want kids.

Besides, with so many siblings, your parents will have plenty of chances for grandkids.

4
I'm so glad I have 5 younger brothers and sisters so the pressure isn't on me to have grandkids for my parents. I don't want kids.

Others want to recreate the experience for their own future children.

5
I want a big family. I grew up with 13 siblings and I feel alone with all of them. I want a big family and teach my children to be there for each other unlike my own sisters and brothers

You share a bond with your siblings like no other, it's like an exclusive club.

6
My siblings and I have a group chat titled "Uterus Alumni"

People often have interesting reactions.

7
I don't tell people about my family until I know we are friends because people act different when I do tell them.


I have ten other siblings

Sadly, some siblings aren't very close.

8
I have six siblings.  I dislike most of them most of the time.  After dad's gone, I probably wouldn't cross the street to see most of them.

Sharing is caring when you have lots of brothers and sisters.

9
I have a king sized bed because all 8 of my younger siblings like to lay in my bed at once -_-
10
I have 7 siblings and one dog... The dog is now my favorite

People will make a lot of assumptions about your lifestyle.

11
I have a lot of siblings and it I hate when people say how do you guys have your own rooms there's so many? Uh because my parents were smart and made sure they had money before having all us? Duh

The TV shows make it look it crazier than it is.

12
I hate how reality tv makes big families look. I'm the oldest of seven and yes, it can get crazy, but tv makes it look insane. It's actually beautiful and happy.

It's the best when your siblings and significant other all get along.

13
I'm the oldest of 6. Parents work long hours,so my boyfriend volunteers to help cook, pick up the kids, and clean. He's always talking about them it just melts my heart to see how close they are

But sometimes it's a little disadvantageous for your partner.

14
I have a lot of siblings, so I'm always sick. I've just gotten my boyfriend sick for the fifth time. :/. I feel guilty.

Being one of many kids has its downsides.

15
I grew up with 11 siblings...but I'm one of the oldest and was never spoiled. I want to be spoiled rotten for just one day. Anything I want from any store. That's how it was with my baby siblings...
16
One of the worst things about having a lot of siblings is you're constantly being compared to them. Who's smarter, prettier, who's better.

And your parents definitely won't always be perfect.

17
I'm the youngest of seven kids and my dad just asked me in all seriousness what a trimester is👀
18
I'm the oldest of 6 sisters and i know I'm overprotective but I can't help but feel that if I don't protect them then no one else will.

 Especially not our mother
19
I'm one of 20 children. Our real dad walked out on us a long time ago. This makes me so scared to date.

But the love you and your siblings share can carry you through the most challenging of times.

20
I'm the youngest of 5 kids, the only brother with 4 sisters. When the doctors told us the good news that I beat cancer, they all cried so much in joy and just wanted to hug and kiss me, I love them.

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