How Do You Share A Room With A Younger Boy Sibling When You e A Girl?
• Personalize the room to each other’s discretion. You might want to paint the walls pink, but what nine-year-old boy wants that? He wants to plaster the walls in “Star Wars” wallpaper, but you’re a thirteen-year-old girl, so that’s not going to happen. This is where compromise comes in. It may be best to not paint at all. You can still decorate your half of the room with posters, curtains, pictures, and your bedsheets. • When changing, do not tell him to look away. Either leave the room and change elsewhere, or wait for him to leave. Close the door and use the lock if you have one. • When you want to be alone, ask him to leave. If that doesn’t work, try to get him interested in something outside the room. This may not always work, but it does most of the time. Otherwise, leave the room yourself and leave him by himself. • Compromise with him. Example: Say he can have the room while you’re doing homework, but you want it after that. You’ll have it right after dinner, but he can be alon