Unrelatable Relatives

I’m the short chunky one on the left.

In short: You know that time in high school where all of your friends were dating someone but you? It sucked, right? Well, that’s how I feel at all family functions now.

In Long: Two weeks ago my sister and her husband had a healthy and beautiful baby girl. And six months ago my other sister got married and recently bought a house with her husband. Getting married, buying real estate and having babies are all very normal adult things to do in your late 20s, 30s and 40s. When I tell people what my older sisters are doing with their lives, people at first turn their heads slightly to the left, squint, and ask, “And, how old is your sister?” … “She’s 30.” … “Good! That’s totally normal. … So, I guess you’re not the baby anymore!” And that’s where they are wrong; I will always be a baby.

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