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Becoming a sister at 22
Posted on: 12/16/2008
hi, i'm 22 yrs old and my brother is 24. my mom is pregnant. how do i react to all this? please answer my question.
I can imagine this was very surprising for you and your brother to suddenly find your mom pregnant. You didn't mention how you are reacting, but I would understand that you may have very mixed feelings. On the one hand you get a new brother or sister which is always exciting, but on the other hand, this new child will take a lot of your mother's time and you might feel somewhat pushed aside or even concerned you might be responsible for child care. I would encourage you to share your feelings with your mother and brother and talk through how this change is going affect all of you.