21 Signs You Grew Up In An Italian Family

With lots of food pics to make you hungry.

1. You ate pasta at least three times a week.

Usually four.

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2. Your grandparents were “nonna” and “nonno.”

Forget about the English words “grandma or grandpa.”

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3. Family meals looked like this.

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Like this.

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And this.

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4. You were taller than your nonna by age 8.

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5. Everyone talks with their hands.

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6. When speaking, there are two volumes.

Loud and louder.

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7. Pride is an understatement.

“There are only two types of people in the world. Italians, and those who want to be Italian.”

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8. You have lots of “Italia” merch.

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Just in case people forget you are Italian.

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9. Just a normal Italian barbecue.

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10. Your dad looks like this.

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11. Your dad SHOULD have worn this.

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12. This was a typical Sunday.

Just a light lunch.

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13. You are horrified by this representation of Italians.

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14. This was against your religion.

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And this.

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Especially this.

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15. You were taught to cook at a young age.

Age 3, to be exact.

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16. And became a wine connoisseur before you could walk.

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17. You endured this as a child.

Every time you saw a relative.

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18. Everyone held hands and danced in a circle at weddings.

For hours.

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19. At least one family member owned a business.

Probably an Italian restaurant.

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20. Your family could populate a small country.

And that’s just on your dad’s side.

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21. And most importantly:

Your family’s obsession with your love life.

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