What are the advantages and disadvantages of being a Single Child ?

Advantages and Disadvantages of a single child .

Pros:

  • You get your own single bed.
  • You have undisputed right over everything bought by your parents.
  • You are loved by everyone.
  • All relatives tip you generously.
  • You can demand undivided attention.
  • Your tantrums are borne by one and all.
  • You have no sibling rivalry.

Basically , you are the boss.

Cons:

  • You have rather quite peaceful childhood, with no devilish memories to share.
  • As you are the cynosure of everyone’s eyes, there are lots of expectations attached to you.
  • People expect you to excel in whatever you do.
  • The parent-child bond may take a rough turn sometimes.
  • All the festivals are on silent side. Enjoyable but silent.
  • You smile sheepishly with a tinge of heart sink when you see other siblings enjoying together.
  • You miss a sibling who could have been your bestfriend/saviour/light bearer.
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