#GrowingUpTheYoungest: 10 Things Only The Family's Bunso Will Understand

by Ayessa De La Peña   |  Sep 17, 2015
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So you think being the youngest in the family is all about having an easy life? Hahaha, actually no. What most people don't know is that being the family's bunso has also its fair share of struggles and problems. The sad thing? You can't even talk to someone about it in the family because, well, you're the youngest. But it's not always a bad thing to be a bunso, there are just some things that only you will understand.

 1  Being told to do things just because you're the bunso.

 2  Not being able to choose where to sit in the car when you honestly want to sit by the car window.

 3  Feeling major #FOMO when you go through your family's photos and you're not yet in them.

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 4  Not knowing where you got your looks, so it was really easy for your siblings to fool you and tell you that you're adopted. Way harsh, guys.

 5  Getting all of the hand-me-downs even if they're not really your size or your color.

 6  Your family still see you as a baby even if you're already in your teen years, so they tend to be overprotective.

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 7  Your family says you can only do things once you turn a certain age because your siblings set the standards. WHY.

 8  You get the blame for anything and everything because you can't object or reason out.

 9  You also have to stick by the choices of your older siblings most of the time.


 10  But at the end of the day, you always know they do these things out of love and will for you when someone messes with you.

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I am Candymag.com's resident fangirl and ~*feelings*~ girl. When I'm not busy researching about what to write next on the website, I sleep, read books, and re-watch episodes of Friends.
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