Posted by Courtney Lynne on July 15, 1998 at 20:47:13:
In response to Hmmm,.., written by Cassia on July 15, 1998 at 18:49:10
] I think it may only reflect the differing levels of sibling intimacy in large families. Many people I know from large families are usually closest to the siblings nearest in age to them. Unless, there's a sib of the same gender who is just outside this rule. Most likely JA, from a large family in her day, gigantic today, experienced multiple levels of intimacy depending on the family member's position in the family and gender.
I also think that your closeness to one person or another can shift with time and situation. Speaking from experience, the second of four.;)
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