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For the good that you have, there is often an equal share, or even more, to that.
# Being the youngest kid in the family isn’t as easy as they say.

Your parents admit that they planned to stop at 2. Your siblings build on the story that that’s true and you’re “unwanted” or adopted from the garbage bins. It sounds ridiculous at first. Why would I be born if I was “unwanted”? But when your parents don’t pull the plugs on the joke, it suddenly becomes seemingly real. It sounds trivial but to a young, naive young child who has not even received formal education, that thought is impactful. What stays is the thought of being unwanted, to be an excess and extra in their very own family.

Note to the youngest kid: You're worth more than what they say. You’re worth more than what you’re told. You’re worth everything that you deserve and more. You are of value, and of importance. You do you.
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