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I'm 43 years old and I sometimes stare back at my life through my rear view. By that, I mean I sometimes ask myself if I could have lived my life any better, if I have any regrets, and so forth. And the only unpleasant thing I could think of was that when I was in grade school, I really would try to reach out to make friends, talk too much, play too much, and all of that, probably more than normal. In other words, my parents, teachers, principals, etc. believed I liked to play too much, and they were trying to get me to pay more attention to my studies. Another problem was that some school mates didn't want to be my friend, and I thought that if I would just try harder, maybe I could win them over. I was ignorant about the definition of harassment back then. So, I asked myself "why was I this way?" And I concluded that maybe it was because I didn't have a sibling that was close to my age to play with. I have one brother and one sister. But seeing that my brother is 9 years older than me and my sister is 8 years older than me, they too often never wanted to play with me nor were they interested in playing what was fun to me. So, I feel that in these circumstances, it was almost like I was an only child. So, that's what brought this question up.