I am the oldest of 3 kids. We started out life in a poor inner city area. I remember feeling from an early age I did not fit in there. We eventually moved when I was in 3rd for to...
A much nicer middle class suburb. Initially it was culture shock but I quickly realized I loved it there and adapted and thrived. Weirdly, my younger siblings were the opposite- they remained more connected to our old hood and even longer for it. Never really adapted and fit in in suburbs. How do you explain that? If anything, shouldn't I have had the most trouble being the oldest? Youngest sister started k in suburbs.
Interesting. I also wonder if it was a self esteem issue. Like they didn't deserve better or something. I mention this because even as an adult, one of my sibs has low self esteem...(more)6-7-2016 9:04am