sibling rivalry


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sibling rivalry

[′sib·liŋ ′rī·vəl·rē]
(psychology)
Competition between siblings for parental love, or for some other recognition.
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Therefore adult sibling rivalry often stems from unresolved childhood conflict.
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Sometimes, sibling rivalry motivates us to achieve more.
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