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    I've always been more academic than my little sister, but then she's fantastic at art and she can actually draw, paint, etc. which is far more than I can do. Our parents have never really compared us, and I'm grateful for that, but extended family tends to label me the 'smart' one and my little sis the 'pretty' one, which annoys me to no end. We've both got our strengths. Also, I feel sorry for my sister with teachers and stuff- at school, she often has the same teachers I did when I was younger and they often compare her to me, which annoys both of us.
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    I'm older and so far my brother (despite being supposedly more intelligent and at a "better" school than I attended) barely achieved more than I did. I expect this to change with his A levels or there'll be trouble... as for the little sister, at the rate she's going she won't get any GCSEs due to forgetting to turn up - that child really needs to buck up her ideas :p:
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    I would speak to your parents about it, and speak to her. I would generally tell her to back off.

    In fact I would be so proud of my brother/sisters if they were clever than me and I want them to be. That is the true meaning of a proper brother or sister.

    Having a bit of competition between your brother/sister can be healthy, but taking it to far and turning jealous, trying to put you down is just wrong.

    Basically just talk to her and your parents and I hope she can understand. Your also pushing your sister and she might not say it, but you could be her inspiration for trying so hard in some of her future tests.

    I wish you the best of luck mate :p:!
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    Nah, I'm jealous my older siblings and tired of trying to live up to their ridiculously high standards.
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    My older sister seriously lacks academic brilliance, which actually makes it harder for me. I don't feel as though I have to dumb down, but I can't "play up" how well I did. It's so hard to not hurt her feelings when I want to tell absolutly everyone how well I did!
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    (Original post by KwonoBB)
    I would speak to your parents about it, and speak to her. I would generally tell her to back off.

    In fact I would be so proud of my brother/sisters if they were clever than me and I want them to be. That is the true meaning of a proper brother or sister.

    Having a bit of competition between your brother/sister can be healthy, but taking it to far and turning jealous, trying to put you down is just wrong.

    Basically just talk to her and your parents and I hope she can understand. Your also pushing your sister and she might not say it, but you could be her inspiration for trying so hard in some of her future tests.

    I wish you the best of luck mate :p:!
    Thanks for the advice . I think she is proud but it just sometimes gets to her. I don't parade my results in front of her as I'm not one for bragging loads. My parents just say that she is one for being a bit highly strung, I know this well and she says things she doesn't mean.
 
 
 

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