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    Appaently it's not according to my mum.

    Basically my mum has been having a go at me that I have a shower every day and use broadband a lot. I'm just trying to study for my Uni exams coming up.

    Whilst my younger sister has always been pandered to. Yesterday I couldn't concentrate as she had an amp blasting out chemical romance all day. My mum said there is "nothing she can do". Also, after failing everything at school she just lives at home doing nothing but getting drunk. She's over 18 but no rent payment, or help around the house at all. Whereas I get no financial help whatsoever.

    But I "shouldn't care about what she's doing" apparently.

    Do you agree? Are you jealous of your siblings?
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    well i have no sibling jelaousy but i would definitely be pissed if that was how my siblings acted! i think how you're feeling is completely valid. at the end of the day its up to your parents if they want to let your sister sponge off them while they don't help you who's trying to work hard and have a go at you for doing normal things...

    i don't see what you can do tbf, she's probably seen as the "baby" of the family.
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    I don't think it's favouritism or anything to be jealous about. I presume it's because your mum is worried/concerned about your sister being unemployed and doesn't want to add more stress to her. I know it sounds silly, but honestly parents think sily things. By the sounds of things you have nothing to be jealous about.
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    (Original post by Billydodger)
    Appaently it's not according to my mum.

    Basically my mum has been having a go at me that I have a shower every day and use broadband a lot.
    In other words, having a
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    w*nk by watching porn
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    We get it.

    I'm just trying to study for my Uni exams coming up.
    Excuses mate, don't work on your mum.

    Whilst my younger sister has always been pandered to. Yesterday I couldn't concentrate as she had an amp blasting out chemical romance all day. My mum said there is "nothing she can do". Also, after failing everything at school she just lives at home doing nothing but getting drunk. She's over 18 but no rent payment, or help around the house at all. Whereas I get no financial help whatsoever.
    Have you brought this to your mum and ask why? Try and be polite to your sister and your mum in order for them to gain trust and better understanding with you.

    But I "shouldn't care about what she's doing" apparently.

    Do you agree? Are you jealous of your siblings?
    I don't think it's jealousy but you are annoyed at the unfair treatment given by your mum.
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    Yeah I'm jealous of my little bro. Last year he had a job, was in uni and had a great social life when I had none of those things. Everyone loves him and he's super-pretty and clever. This year I have only one of these things
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    (Original post by Hamesh)
    In other words, having a
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    w*nk by watching porn
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    We get it.


    Excuses mate, don't work on your mum.


    Have you brought this to your mum and ask why? Try and be polite to your sister and your mum in order for them to gain trust and better understanding with you.



    I don't think it's jealousy but you are annoyed at the unfair treatment given by your mum.
    1) I'm a girl
    2)Yes, my only words to my sister since I got back has been "Did you like the B'day presents I sent" to which she replied "**** off"
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    (Original post by Billydodger)
    1) I'm a girl
    2)Yes, my only words to my sister since I got back has been "Did you like the B'day presents I sent" to which she replied "**** off"

    1) Oh ok, there was no need for me to disrespectful, sorry.

    2) Well, with this attitude avoid her in most cases, but if she does bump into you, i.e. talk to you. Be respectful. It's hard, I can understand but do not show the same attitude that your sister displays.

    Similarly with your mother, help out a little, do something to please her. 'Reel' your mum to be on your side.
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    NO.

    who cares about what the other guys doing.

    Focus on yourself.
 
 
 
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