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    As a child, I didn't have many friends.

    Is the following sentence is OK? I was not sure about the verb tenses and word choices.

    As a child, I didn't have many friends. I have two sisters who are younger and older than me, so I didn't feel like making many more friends because I got along quite well with my sisters and still we do.
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    Re: As a child, I didn't have many friends.

    When I was a child, I didn't have many friends. I had an elder and a younger sister. I didn't feel the need to make more friends because we three sisters got along quite well, and we still do.
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    Re: As a child, I didn't have many friends.

    You could also say two sisters - one younger, one older.

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    Re: As a child, I didn't have many friends.

    When I was a child, I didn't have many friends. I had two sisters one younger, one older so I didn't feel the need to make more friends because we three sisters got along quite well, and we still do.

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    Re: As a child, I didn't have many friends.

    An em-dash is missing after 'two sisters'.
    I would put a comma before 'so' if you insist on using it.
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