16 'Only Children' Share What They Loved About Growing Up That Way

Whether you have an only child by choice, or by the luck of the draw, it's normal to wonder, at least some of the time, how having no siblings will affect your son or daughter. Will he be lonely? Will she be spoiled? Can I even afford to have more than one? These are just a few of the questions that come to mind.

But having an "only" can't really be that bad -- can it? 


The answer to that is absolutely not. To prove it, we've rounded up a group of adults who have firsthand experience growing up in a single-child home. They shared the honest truth about what it's like to be an only child -- and why (in hindsight) it was basically the best thing ever!



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