We don't get to choose our siblings, but sisters take the cake when it comes to being made perfectly for us. Our sisters help us grow tremendously and we are grateful to say that we actually share the same gene pool as them. Think of every turning point in your life, and it's doubtful that you don't have a thought about how your sister was right there, holding your hand and guiding you through it.
If you're anything like me, it should be clear how your sister made you a better person in life. We really can't overlook the amazing influence a sister has. They're literally our everyday superheroes who don't need disguises because who has time to pack and carry around extra outfits?
Even if you weren't jotting everything down, your sister made you a better person almost unknowingly. It's not until you actually sit down and appreciate this magical person, that you realize your life would be so different without them. Despite not having someone who would listen to your problems no matter what, you'd surely be missing a part of who you were if you didn't have them around. Heavy stuff, right? If you get the feels thinking about your sister's role in your life, she probably had a hand in molding who you are today in several ways.
1. She Encouraged You To Be Honest
It might be easy to tell a white lie to any other person, but your sister wasn't having it. No matter how dark and ugly, she only accepted the truth from you. Honesty really is the best policy.
2. She Accepted All Of Your Phases
People change and we go through cycles of "I think this is who I am." No matter how many faces you've tried on for size, your sister was right by your side. We don't get to where we are as people without knowing where we've been and what didn't work for us.
3. She Let You Make Mistakes
No one wants someone who is overbearing and depicting their every move. Despite how much she wanted to intervene in some situations, she let you make your own mistakes. Hands-on experience has always been the best teacher.
4. She Didn't Compare Herself To You
Women have a tendency to compare themselves to each other. Your sister was your breath of fresh air and strayed away from that. You both were made the way you are for a reason, and you love each other's differences.
5. She Helped You Through A Heartbreak
We need our sisters when we get our heart broken. It's a fragile time, and she'll always be there to empathize. Most importantly, she will help you move on because forward is the only way to go.
6. She Showed You Persistent Loyalty
Loyalty is a valuable quality to have if you want to call yourself a good person. Your sister will show you loyalty and then some. We certainly pick up on that and apply it to other people in our lives who are deserving of it.
7. She Always Had The Best Advice To Offer
How is it that sisters always know the right thing to say and at the right time? We aren't complaining, and it's always great to hear a voice besides your own (and from a person who genuinely cares about the outcomes of your decisions). I'm not crying, you're crying. Despite what many people think, there's a lot more that goes into being a sister besides helping you pick out clothes or makeup. They help us put together the pieces of who we are and we are tremendously grateful for their patience.