It’s well known that having a brother or sister can have quite an impact on your life as young children and as older adults. Siblings, like a close friend, can support one another, challenge each other, and yes, at times, bicker with one another, but there is no denying the connection they have to make the greatest changes in our lives.
Don’t have a brother or sister? Not to worry, your lives are greatly impacted by the close friendships you develop throughout your lives, as they become more like family. You’re more apt to connect with adults and have a greater maturity than those with siblings.
There are many studies that scientists and researchers have developed over the years regarding different relationships and their impacts on our personalities, life choices, and our connections with others. Here are just a few interesting facts scientists have discovered through their research of siblings.