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15 Reasons Being From A Big Family Is The Best And Worst

If you have a big family, you've probably blamed a younger sibling for your fingerprints on the cookie jar. Big families can be messy, but, thankfully, all the smudges and streaks can be cleared up when you #PutSomeWindexOnIt.

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1. Your family rolls deep and yells a little too loudly at all your events.

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But, hey, at least you found yourself a cheerleader.

2. Every big family has a reputation.

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BUT sometimes that reputation is good and it allows you to low-key fly under the radar.

3. It's survival of the fittest once dinner is served.

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But that also means there are mad sides to plop your face into. *inhales sweet potatoes*

4. You have to share the same freaking story like 50 times.

But the fact that you have 50 people who care enough to listen is pretty chill.
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But the fact that you have 50 people who care enough to listen is pretty chill.

5. Sometimes your family is a little TOO open with you.

But that means that you can be as open as you want with them too. With age comes experience, so they have plenty of knowledge to share.
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But that means that you can be as open as you want with them too. With age comes experience, so they have plenty of knowledge to share.

6. Some sort of dramatic moment is always guaranteed.

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It's as if your life is a Greek epic...but is it a tragedy or a comedy?

7. Saying goodbye is an event in itself.

But they say hugs are proven to release serotonin. So that's 50 serotonins, right?
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But they say hugs are proven to release serotonin. So that's 50 serotonins, right?

8. Anyone in a big family knows how REAL the kids-table struggle is.

But you also kind of appreciate talking about farts instead of taxes and stocks.
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But you also kind of appreciate talking about farts instead of taxes and stocks.

9. Game nights can get waaaaaay heated.

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But at least there's never a dull moment.

10. You'll have at least three older relatives ask you for tech advice.

But if it means you can teach them how to video chat, that's a good price to pay. Staying connected whether they're across the living room, in Greece, or wherever else is a beautiful thing.
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But if it means you can teach them how to video chat, that's a good price to pay. Staying connected whether they're across the living room, in Greece, or wherever else is a beautiful thing.

11. You had to share your birthday with your other cousins.

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But that also means you got a lot more presents too.

12. Family photos take FOREVER to orchestrate.

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But no matter how long it takes, it's worth it to be able to look back on all the memories.

13. Everybody loves to ask you when you're going to get married.

But your other cousins aren't married yet sooooooooooo.
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But your other cousins aren't married yet sooooooooooo.

14. And when you finally bring over your S.O. they bombard them with questions.

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But when you get their approval, you know they are in for life.

15. But most of all, no matter where you are in the world, you have someone you can call.

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Yeah, there really isn't a downside to that one. That is pretty special.

In My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, the Portakalos clan knows how important family is.

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They’ve learned that when things get messy they can #PutSomeWindexOnIt. See what messes they have to clean up in My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, in theaters March 25.