Sisterhood: A Life-Long Friendship

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What is a Sisterhood?

A sister is the best gift that your parents can give you. To quote Isadora James, “ A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit, a golden thread to the meaning of life.” She is that one person who will not constantly remind you of who you were but rather celebrate the person you are becoming.

She will dream with you and bring life into your future. Sisterhood is something firmly rooted in the bond that you share with your sister since you know the meaning of life.

She is that part of you who is immovable no matter what happens in life. Having a sister is like a blessing from God when he decides to fill our world that will make our lives sweeter, more beautiful and special.

As we grow up we realize that we need people to enjoy our brief journey of life, to cry, to share those bigger than life dreams, to create memories that we will cherish till the very end and to have someone to lean on.

The bond between sisters is uncommon, remarkable and exceptional. It is unique in its own way and it cannot be defined in a predetermined way by any preconceived notion. This is primarily because every single relationship between sisters is distinct in their own way.

Like anything in this world, this is not a smooth journey at all. It has its own ups and downs but what really matters is even after everything when the storm is over we do not stay the same person who entered into the storm. We change, we evolve and above all, this bond between sisters emerges victorious.

Thus sisterhood is not only a bond of this lifetime it is beyond that. It is unbreakable. The bond of our sisterhood anchors us with a solidarity that allows us to ride out any storm, however, the greatest blessing of all is that through all the ups and downs, all the trials and the heartaches the bond between sisters can always find solace and peace with each other.

The relationship between sisters is all about unconditional love and friendship. The perks of having a sister includes that sisters can talk openly with each other any time, they know each other’s most intimate secrets with the assurance that these secrets are safe with that person.

Importance of Sisterhood

Sisterhood is important and much more significant than friendships not only because it is marked by blood relationship. The bond that two sisters share is unconditional and forever.

The bond between sisters contains the early seed of friendship even before a baby girl can understand the meaning or learn the word friendship. She already finds a companion in her sister who is there for her, who sees her both in her vulnerability as well as in her resilient state.

Sisterhood is having someone whom you can connect to, share your deepest grief and thoughts and of course the best days of your life. The fact that sisterhood is ahead of friendship is proven when we regard our closest friends as a long lost sister.

The concept of sisterhood surpasses blood relationship.  You do not need to be best friends with your sister, you just need to support each other no matter what. Most of the time, you grow up and adopt the same views of life and share the same values.

The intricate special bond that sisters share makes them want for each other nothing but the best. They push each other to be the best versions of ourselves. That is why a sister in no way can justify if her sister settles for anything less.

It is this sister love that impels a woman to see her sister to be unapologetically ambitious about her choices and is always eager like a mother to help each other so that they make the right decisions in life. It is this power and motherly affection that is found in a blood relationship that makes the bond between sisters unbreakable.

In our present society, the establishment of sisterhood is so much more important than brotherhood. This is because we still inhabit a male-dominated, patriarchal world that seeks to protect male ideals.

Men have always had a mutual feeling of brotherhood, but women had to and are still  fighting to achieve equality ,to be able to raise their voice, to ensure that their voice is heard.

The little progress that we could achieve is because women across history decided to fight not as an individual but they decided to fight a collective battle for their equal democratic rights,  the right to have their children’s custody, right to abortion, the discrimination against them in social, cultural and domestic sphere  by  including all the women in a realm of a sisterhood.

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Five Reasons Why Sisterhood is Amazing

She is Your Best Friend For Life: Your sister will be always that person in your life who will always be there to support you even if the two of you were just in a fight yesterday, who will not only turn up when the days are sunny but also when clouds cover up the sky to make you realize that every cloud has a silver lining,  to help you solve your problems and simply be a friend in need.

The bond between sisters is a bond of comfort. You can be the real you with all your imperfections. You can stay in your pyjamas all day and binge-watch Netflix all-day while munching on your favorite snacks. You always have someone to plan out those night-outs, adventurous trips and end up creating a myriad of memories that will last forever. 

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She Wants Nothing but The Best for You: Relationship between sisters share an unmatched bond. Even when it seems like that the whole world is conspiring against you, your sister is the only person who has got your back.

She has literally seen you growing up, witnessed all your inappropriate moments, and celebrated all your success. You push each other to be the best version of yourselves. There is always someone who encourages you and puts faith on you when you are unable to do so. 

Her Advice is Always Exactly What you Need to Hear: Your sister is always the best person to seek advice from firstly because you can always trust her to take you out of a bad idea even though you’ve never listened in the past.

Secondly, she will never hesitate to be brutally honest to you about your decisions. She will take you out of your comfort zone so that someday you become able enough to face the world yourself and make your own decision and be proud of who you are.

Extra Pocket Money: The perks of having an elder sister are more than you can imagine. Yes, they can be a bit annoying at times and brag about how they know better than you because they are elder however the biggest advantage of having an elder sister is that she has an experience of the world a lot more than you so often her advice is like a blessing in disguise for you. 

She teaches you to be grateful in life. She can always assist you on how to deal with your parents, can get you out of troubles, get a hint whenever something is bothering you irrespective of if you admit it or not and obviously spoils you. Whenever you run out of cash you can count on her. It is almost like having a second mother in the house.

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The Only Person to Cherish Those Childhood Memories: As we grow up we realize that a part of our life is gone. Our childhood is gone and there is nothing we can do to bring it back.

If you have a sister you constantly have someone who has been a permanent part of your childhood who shared the same house, clothes, inside jokes.

Those endless sessions of quarrelling with each other, standing against someone who spoke ill about your sister, being partners in crime, first person to experiment the latest beauty trends or try something new, consoling you while you cried after a break up to feeling all the thrills as your sister gets married .

She has known you longer than anyone else and probably the only person who doesn’t judge you because she knows what you have been through. 

To all the sisters out there, you inspire us!!