Growing up, I thought I was going to have a smooth, super chill, only-child life. Until I turned five, that is, when my parents decided to bring home a tiny blob of a human and said she was my sister. Not entirely thrilled by this addition to my easygoing and relaxed lifestyle, I waited until she was old enough to talk, and then surreptitiously used my five years of seniority to fill her head with all kinds of nonsense that still haunts her in her twenties.
There was the time I told her she was adopted (how original), and the time I lied and said she had to give me hour-long back rubs to be allowed to watch (just watch, not play) me win at Pacman on the computer.
And although as an adult I’m a bit traumatized by my past self’s actions, a recent reddit thread made me realize I’m not the worst sibling out there. In fact, I’m kind of bummed I wasn’t more creative at dragging my sister.
Below, 15 people who were bullied so bad by their siblings, it’s a wonder they lived to tell the tale.