im a twin and i feel as if my dad treats my sister differently than me .. she snuck out of the house and got caught and she didnt even get grounded while me on the other hand didnt tell my dad all the details about my friends sweet sixteen and i was grounded from my boyfriend for a week .. does anyone know what i can do?
thenameswhales answered Tuesday October 10 2006, 11:25 pm: I don't have a twin, but i've had some similar situations in my life so i iknoow exactly what your saying. The only thing that i think will really work is if u confront your dad. Tell him exactly how you feel, he can't argue with how you feel. SO make sure u saying when you treat her this way I FEEL....If you don't see improvements, then i'd suggest going to your mom or someone else in your household. make that person understand how you feel, and then ask them if they can talk to your dad, because your message obviously didn't get across to him. I hope this helps! good luck [ thenameswhales's advice column | Ask thenameswhales A Question ]
adviice_whore answered Tuesday October 10 2006, 9:18 pm: babe i know exactly how you feel. i know its a tough situation and you probably feel like crap when you get in trouble and your twin doesn't. i dont have a twin but i do have a sister and when she does something bad my parents dont give a crap but if i make the slightest mistake they flip out. i know it sucks but we arn't the only people who have to go through it. the only way to prevent this is to talk to your dad. i dont know if you want to have the talk with him and your sister, or just him alone its up to you. sit him down when hes not busy and tell him how you feel that hes not being fair. tell him everything you told me and explain how you feel. if he knows he will probably make an effort to punish both of you guys if you do something wrong. tell me if it works! hope i helped. [ adviice_whore's advice column | Ask adviice_whore A Question ]
drama queen 101 answered Tuesday October 10 2006, 5:50 pm: well i myself am not a twin, but i have many freinds who are, but i d have a sister that is similar in age to me and the same thing happens with us, ill do something and get punished 4 it, then my sister will do the exact same things like a day later and she might even do somthing worse then what i did and she wont get punished what so ever. all you can do is sit down and talk to your dad and your sister about it and dont make it seem all about you like by using the words, me, I, myself, ect., if you do than include you, your, us, or we. for example, dont say to your dad, " I hate the way you treat me", try using, "can you please treat me and my sister the same?" and tell him how you feel, like how he treats you both differently in how he punishes you, and talks to you mabye, or even mention that you "feel" like hes playing favorites, and also discuss how you could try to work it out.
well i hope i helped a little.
=) i hope everythings works out. [ drama queen 101's advice column | Ask drama queen 101 A Question ]
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