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18 Horrifying Moments Of Growing Up In A Mexican Household

"¡NO LLORE! ¡NO LLORE!" — My Mom.

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1. Whenever you saw a bag of frijoles and you knew your mom was gonna make you wash them.

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Mom: "Limpiame los frijoles..."

Me: "But ¡AMA!, I have a date–"

Mom: "¡NO TE PREGUNTÉ SI QUIERES!"

2. Whenever you were forced to heat up the tortillas like this:

Me: "¡AMA! I DON'T WANT TO GET BURNED!"Mom: "Fine. You're not eating then!"
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Me: "¡AMA! I DON'T WANT TO GET BURNED!"

Mom: "Fine. You're not eating then!"

3. Whenever your mom would pull out one of these three objects:

Mom: "¿Qué dijiste?"Me: "...nada."Mom: "¡DILO OTRA VEZ!"Me: "...¡AMA! ¡PERDÓNAME!!!!!"
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Mom: "¿Qué dijiste?"

Me: "...nada."

Mom: "¡DILO OTRA VEZ!"

Me: "...¡AMA! ¡PERDÓNAME!!!!!"

4. Catalina Creel from Cuna de Lobos.

THAT... DAMN... EYE-PATCH!
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THAT... DAMN... EYE-PATCH!

5. Watching any of the many messed up news stories on Primer Impacto:

Watching footage of an assassination attempt while listening to suspenseful music is just... horrifying.
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Watching footage of an assassination attempt while listening to suspenseful music is just... horrifying.

6. El Cucuy.

Otherwise known as the mythical creature your mom would use to scare the living shit out of you and put you to sleep.

Mom:"¡Duérmete o le llamo al cucuy!"

Me: "¡AMA! ¡POR FAVOR! ¡NOOOOO!!!!

7. Whenever you were next in line at the supermarket checkout and your mom was like, "I forgot the milk. Hold up."

And she left you... all alone... by yourself... with the cashier. :(
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And she left you... all alone... by yourself... with the cashier.

:(

8. When your mom is talking to your tía in Mexico, who you've never met, and then she suddenly passes the phone over to you.

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Mom: "¡Habla con tu tia!"

Me: "But... I don't... know who she is... ¡AMA!"

Mom: "¡TE DIJE QUE HABLES CON TU TIA!"

9. Even though you were born in the U.S., your palms would get sweaty as you drove across the border back from Mexico.

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Border patrolman: "WHAT'S YOUR CITIZENSHIP?!"

8-year-old me: "Am... Ameri... Americ..."

Border patrolman: "PULL OVER THERE AND STEP OUT OF THE VEHICLE!"

>_<...

10. When your mom would serve you nopales for dinner.

Me: &quot;Mom, can I be excused?&quot;Mom: &quot;¡No te me levantas hasta que termines esos nopales!&quot;Me: :&#x27;(
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Me: "Mom, can I be excused?"

Mom: "¡No te me levantas hasta que termines esos nopales!"

Me: :'(

11. When you cursed at your mom in public and you IMMEDIATELY regretted it.

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Mom: (In a soft but deadly voice) "...Ahorita vas a ver... hijo de tu madre..."

12. When your cousin would ask you to be her chambelan at her Quinceañera.

Cousin: &quot;Hey... you wanna be my chambelan?&quot;My mind: (Say no. Say no. Say no. Nonononononono. No. NO! NOOOOOOO!!!)Me: &quot;...Aight.&quot;
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Cousin: "Hey... you wanna be my chambelan?"

My mind: (Say no. Say no. Say no. Nonononononono. No. NO! NOOOOOOO!!!)

Me: "...Aight."

13. Standing around a piñata at someone's birthday party...

...because somehow you ended up being the piñata.

14. El Chacal from Sabado Gigante.

That... mask...

15. When you feared for your life because your mom was roasting chiles and you were coughing up a lung:

Mom: &quot;¿AHORA, POR QUÉ ESTAS LLORANDO?&quot;Me: &quot;I... can&#x27;t... breathe...&quot;
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Mom: "¿AHORA, POR QUÉ ESTAS LLORANDO?"

Me: "I... can't... breathe..."

16. When you'd go to the movies and your dad would tell you, "TELL THEM YOU'RE 12!" ... even though you were 13.

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Me: But... but... What if we get caught? AM I GOING TO GO TO JAIL?!"

Dad: "¡TU NOMAS DILES!"

17. Cholos.

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Cholo: "Where you from?"

Me:: "...I'm from nowhere."

:'(

18. The look your mom gives you when you forgot to turn off the stove and let the frijoles burn...

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...EVEN THOUGH...

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...SHE TOLD YOU...

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...A MILLION...

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...TIMES!!!!

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