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Are Siblings More Important Than Parents?

How brothers and sisters shape who we are
Source: Christopher DeLorenzo

Wour siblings the way we choose our partners and friends. Of course, we don’t choose our parents either, but they usually make that up to us by sustaining us on the way to adulthood. Brothers and sisters are just sort of . And yet, when it comes to our development, they can be more influential than parents. This holds whether they are older and cool, or younger and frustrating; whether

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