You know your siblings are the only people who are with you throughout your life? Your parents are already in their twenties (usually) when you’re born, you are usually in your twenties when your partner comes along, and then your kids follow. But among all your loved ones, your siblings are a part of your life from when you were a child till the day you die.

They play all sorts of wacky roles as you grow: your friend, your sometimes-enemy, your parent, your teacher, among others. Here’s a list of a few roles they play that you know all too well:

If today is one of those days when you’re thinking you haven’t talked to your siblings in a while, tag them in the comments below to let them know how mind-bogglingly amazeballs they are.

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