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15 Things Only People With Big Families Understand

What, it's not normal to have 50 first cousins?

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1. Whenever you go somewhere, your family sticks together like a pack.

Matching shirts are optional.
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Matching shirts are optional.

2. You will literally fight someone for food.

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The last chicken wing? MINE.

3. You're also an expert at hiding food in your own house.

That little corner in the fridge behind the milk is your secret spot.
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That little corner in the fridge behind the milk is your secret spot.

4. You always seem to be meeting new aunts, uncles, and cousins. Even if you're 30 years old.

"You're whose mother?"
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"You're whose mother?"

5. You don't even know the meaning of "peace and quiet."

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Yelling mothers, screaming children, snoring fathers. It never ends.

6. You're used to getting called four names before your real one.

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You get called every sibling's name before your own.

7. If your older family members were troublemakers in school, then you're screwed.

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"I remember your brother..." are four of the worst words in the English language.

8. You don't even know which clothes are yours anymore.

SO many hand-me-downs.
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SO many hand-me-downs.

9. In fact, you're a professional sharer.

Even when you don't want to be.
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Even when you don't want to be.

10. You've been to countless "theme" parties with your cousins.

Soooo many Christmas sweater parties.
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Soooo many Christmas sweater parties.

11. Your grandma runs your entire family like it's no big deal.

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12. You really have to ease your significant other into family events.

"HELP ME."
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"HELP ME."

13. Watching your older siblings and cousins with their babies and toddlers is the best birth control in existence.

They are literally ALWAYS exhausted.
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They are literally ALWAYS exhausted.

14. You're used to drama.

The fighting and gossiping never ends.
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The fighting and gossiping never ends.

15. But every event is a party, and you wouldn't have it any other way.

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