Growing up is not easy being a sister, or having a sister, or knowing a sister. It only involves, shared bedrooms, hand-me-down clothes, and never quite emotionally recovered from either experience. Also, to hear that you’re adopted almost all the time when your older sibling wanted to get under your skin. Listed below are 12 fascinating facts about sisters to make you realize that it’s not all Chinese burns, fighting, and tears!
Sisters have a calming influence
No, really! Studies have revealed that it is liable for better mental health to be experienced by siblings with sisters as compared those without the influence of sisters in their lives. Whoever did this research has apparently never met my sister!
Sisters are less likely to bully you
Certainly, it’s correct that younger siblings are often picked on by the older ones. But big sisters, not so much: it is less likely for older sisters to bully their siblings as compared older brothers. Go, girls! Sisters also care for their parents in old age, when they are in need of assistance twice as likely as their brothers.
However, siblings can be real bullies
However, for everybody, it’s not all fun and games, especially when siblings are bullying each other. In a particular study, about 1 in 10 kids claimed that they were being bullied by a sibling regularly, and they were discovered to be twice as likely to suffer from anxiety, to self-harm, or depression compared to their peers.
More siblings make marriages stronger
Parents that have a lot of kids tend to gel together better… and not simply because of all the craft glue in their house! Each sibling in a family decreases the odds of parents divorcing by 2% is being reduced by each sibling in a family. Hi five, sis… IN THE FACE!
Sisters help their brothers get dates
Sisters are always there for u when it comes to matters of the heart. As compared to brothers Sisters talk about their feelings more openly, and boys with sisters are liked better by the girls. The practice of safe sex is more like to be encouraged by sisters to their siblings.
Brothers with sisters tend to be lazier
Growing up, brothers with sisters don’t pitch in as much around the family home or when they’re married. So, it doesn’t mean you’re much of a catch, buddy! If maybe you’ll get a date.
Oldest is smartest!
Even when older siblings did not really get better grades, parents tend to believe their eldest child was better in school. However, as compared to their younger siblings, the oldest child of a family has a slightly greater chance of getting college education compared to their younger siblings.
Siblings fight a lot… like, A LOT!
Between the ages of 2 and four years, siblings fight an average of 6.3 times per hour; so at about every 10 minutes toddlers clash with their siblings! At 3.5 times per hour Kids aged 3 to 7 fight less, … But that still means every 20 minutes or so there is a timeout!
Siblings stick together more than you think
Siblings spend 33% of their time together by the age of 11, according to a study. That’s more time with each other than with parents, friends, and others alone! Little wonder siblings argue that much!
Me? A bad influence? Never! Well… maybe.
Kids are twice as likely to drink, and 4 times likelier to smoke too if their older siblings smoke cigarettes or drink alcohol. Girls are also 4-6 times more likely to become teen moms themselves, having sisters who fall pregnant in their teens
Siblings Can Make You Short
Studies have shown the older siblings tend to be taller than the next child in the family. Then the height reduces as the age gap between the first sibling and others increases. Were these researchers measuring kids at all ages or just their families? No way!SuperRank
The more the siblings, the lesser the joy!
However, 80% of siblings have positive relationships by middle age! It all ends well, people!
The real concern is that of the time parents have a favorite, but most of them won’t tell their kids. Whether they admit it or not more than 60% of moms and a surprising 70% of dads agree they have a preference for one sibling or another! You can start an argument when your parents are around the next time to see who their favorite is, not my sister; I know that for sure.
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