25 Ways You Know Your Sister Is Your Best Friend, Including That Jacket You Let Her Steal
When my parents brought home my baby sister from the hospital, I smacked her face. Yes, as my mother knelt down to show me my new sister ... my immediate reaction was to punch her. Though I wasn't even two at the time, I think I knew even then that the kid was going to give me a run for my money. Give me a run for my money she did — but she’s also the greatest thing to ever happen to my life.
Without a doubt, my sister Jennie is my best friend. We’ve had our ups and downs, as sisters do, (especially in high school when she was part of the “cool” crowd and I was one of those outcast art kids). But no matter what, when it came down to it, if you messed with one of us, you messed with both us.
Despite all the ways that we’re different, my sister is by far the most important person in my life. She’s not just my best friend — she's my other half who makes me whole. I’m sure a lot of people with a sister feel the same way, too.
Is your sister also your best friend? Here are 25 ways you can tell.
SHE’S THE ONLY PERSON WHO’S REALLY ALLOWED TO TELL YOU THE TRUTH
And even get away with it.
IF SOMEONE SAYS SOMETHING BAD ABOUT YOU, SHE’S THE FIRST PERSON TO HAVE YOUR BACK
This remains true even if you’re in a fight of your own.
SLAMMING DOWN THE PHONE OVER STUPID ARGUMENTS IS A WEEKLY TRADITION
…BUT SO IS CALLING AND CRYING BECAUSE YOU MISS HER SO MUCH
SHE’S THE ONLY ONE WHO CAN always MAKE YOU LAUGH UNTIL IT HURTS
SHE always KNOWS EXACTLY WHAT TO GET YOU FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY
And it's always something ridiculous, but useful, too. This year I got a box of her old wool socks. It was awesome.
SHE'S THE ONLY PERSON who you allow to beat YOU IN SCRABBLE
Or any other game for that matter.
...and who you THROW A FIT in front of BECAUSE YOU LOST
SHE'S THE ONLY ONE WHO HAS PERMISSION TO CALL YOU AT 7 A.M. ON A SUNDAY
or who's allowed to EMBARRASS YOU IN FRONT OF YOUR FRIENDS WITH STORIES FROM DAYS OF OLD
Yes, I used to sit on the toilet and sing about wanting to be an actress, and yes, my sister loves to share that every chance she gets.
YOU can DO anything IN FRONT OF HER
My sister called me to the bathroom to show me her mucus plug when she was preggers. I'm still trying to recover.
SHE'S BEEN KNOWN TO TAKE IT UPON HERSELF TO FIGHT YOUR BATTLES
Even if you haven't asked her to.
AND to STEER YOU IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION WHEN SOMEONE IS A BAD INFLUENCE
YOU LET HER, BECAUSE SHE ALWAYS HAS YOUR BEST INTEREST AT HEART
after all, SHE'S YOUR favorite CUDDLE BUDDY
and YOUR BIGGEST FAN
who GETS LEGITIMATELY PISSED AT YOU WHEN YOU GET DOWN ON YOURSELF
SHE ALWAYS KNOWS WHAT YOU're THINKING BEFORE YOU SAY IT
...and SHE'LL TELL YOU TO KEEP YOUR MOUTH SHUT BEFORE YOU SAY SOMETHING DUMB
yes, YOU may CONSTANTLY GIVE EACH OTHER A HARD TIME
BUT YOU KNOW THAT SHE'S YOUR BEST FRIEND FOR LIFE
YOU EVEN HAVE PLANS TO GROW OLD TOGETHER
You know, once your partners die off.
because no matter what, she was your first best friend
and you know she always will be
...even if she is always stealing your clothes.
I love you sis!