Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Talk with your sibling(s) about your childhood experiences.


My brother and I recently realized that no amount of photos, videos or tours of our childhood home will really help someone else understand what it was like to grow up. Siblings however, already know.

Talking with your sibling(s) can also clarify some unpleasant memories. I had always felt guilty about the time I threw up Honey Nut Cheerios all over my brother while he was in the bathroom. I'm glad we talked about it, because I guess he had always felt guilty about preening in the bathroom mirror as I pounded on the door for him to let me in. Eventually he opened it....
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