4 Signs You're The Dad Of Your Friend Group

4 Signs You're The Dad Of Your Friend Group

Papa didn't raise no fool when it comes to you.

Everyone is always talking about being the mom of the group, but let's not forget about the dads. We all have that one friend in your group that knows how to fix things and isn't afraid to kill any sort of critter that might appear in your home. It’s a well-known fact that I am that friend in my group. Many times, I have been called on to do things that your dad typically does when you're in the comfort of your own home. Here’s how you can tell if you're the “dad” of your gal squad as well.

1. You're Mrs. Fix It

If there’s a handyman (or should I say handywoman) problem, your friends call on you to help them out. Whether it’s fixing someone's bed or figuring out how to get a door unhinged, you’re the one they call. You might not know what all the tools in your toolbox are called, but it doesn’t mean you don't know how to get sh*t done with them.

2. No one needs AAA when you're around

Sure, you might not be able to build up a full engine or anything, but if there is some sort of car trouble, you seem to know what will help. Your friends might call on you to replace their coolant or perhaps ask your opinion on why their car is making a specific noise. Whenever this happens, you mentally thank your dad for teaching you how to do these tasks or acknowledge that the show Top Gear has taught you more than you thought.

3. You're totally cool about critters

You're pretty much able to do away with any sort of bug that might be infesting your home. No points will be deducted if you can’t deal with spiders though because let’s be real, they're the worst. If you're ever hanging out with your pals and there's a critter crawling up a wall or chilling on your friend's arm, you keep your cool and get that thing on a paper towel. No matter if it’s a cockroach in your living room or wasps in your friend's gas tank, you can always save the day.

4. You're pretty much a certified mechanic

If you're really the dad of the group, you do well under pressure, and when things need to be fixed, your friends can always turn to you. If one of your friends has bike trouble, you're not going to let her take it to the bike store because you know you can fix it yourself. Not to worry: you’ll have that bike chain fixed in no time.

If you can do all of these things, you're most likely the dad of your group! Congrats. With that title there comes a lot of responsibility, but I’m sure you can handle it. After all, Papa didn't raise no fool when it comes to you.

Big shout out to Mr. Jan for teaching me all the things I never knew I would need to know. You rock.

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25 Short Texts You Send Mid-Semester To Your Long Distance Best Friend

"I miss you."

A long distance friendship is just as hard, if not harder, to maintain than a long distance relationship.

You need your best friend, so what do you do when they're too far away? Text them, of course. Usually in an obsessive way.

1. "Only X more days until I see you!"

2. "Answer my FaceTime. It's important."

3. "Oh what's up? Just about to have a breakdown, what's up with you?"

4. "Did you see what he/she just posted?"

Bonus points if it's someone from high school that you both hate equally.

5. "What do I even say now?"

Because texting your S.O. isn't possible without a second opinion.

6. "Wait until you hear how I embarrassed myself this weekend."

7. "Does this look okay?"

8. "I have an exam. I need a pep talk."

9. "I know you're not busy! Pay attention to me!"

10. "Oh my god, remember when..."

11. "What's your address again?"

12. "Can you set me up with someone cute from your school? Everyone here is dumb."

13. "Stop sending me texts about how you're having fun while I'm trying to study."

14. "When can I come visit?"

15. "I wish you were here."

16. "I wish you were here so I could borrow that cute top you have."

17. "Check your Snapchat."

18. "I'm drowning in homework."

19. "Come visit me."

20. "Can you imagine if we were in the same area code? We'd destroy it."

21. "I'm glad you're making some new friends but they'll never be as cool as me so..."

22. "I just cried about how you don't live here."

23. "I love you."

24. "No one here gets me like you do."

25. "I miss you."

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5 Friends Every Girl Needs To Survive College

Every girl needs a quality squad.

School is stressful as hell. Actually, life in general once you're in college is stressful as hell. No one can survive it alone. Every girl needs a quality squad of gal pals to get her through. These are the friends you'll need by your side if you want to survive college with your sanity still in check.

1.The Soulmate

This is that one person that you probably met pretty late in your lifetime, but you honestly don’t know how you ever survived without them. This is that friend who you go to for literally every decision you have to make from whether or not you should take a job to which insta filter you should use. They are the ultimate adventure companion, dinner/lunch/coffee date, movie buddy, and an impromptu photoshoot master, but she also loves to just sit down and chill, which really helps me relieve stress from school. Every girl needs that one friend who will comment fire emojis on your selfies to boost you up. A good friend is supportive 24/7, even if they don’t live close. You don’t necessarily need to share all of the same interests (or taste in food). If you were clones of each other, your friendship would be boring. And it certainly isn’t.

2. The One That Lives Close

Sometimes, you just need a quick escape from your house, and a friend that lives close is the perfect destination. Your ideal hangout is just sitting down and talking about life, which works out best if you both have the same values and interests. Your stories never seem to bore them, and the same goes for theirs. They’re super easy to make plans with. This is the perfect friend to sit down and have a drink with after a long day. And it’s always really hard to leave.

3. That One Girl Who Is Basically Like Your Girlfriend

She’s probably seen you at least mostly naked and borrowed your clothes (and owns them now because it’s been years since you’ve seen them). She’s the one you send weird pictures to (like your growing leg hair, your uneven boobs, and the weird thing happening to your foot). She’s there for all your major issues, but probably not for every single bitch session. You can go months without seeing her and pick up right from where you left off. Hanging out and doing basically nothing with them is some of the most fun you’ve ever had. This is the one who’s most likely to get matching tattoos with you. Also they know every single one of your deepest darkest secrets so if you stopped being friends you'd probably have to kill them.

4. The School Friend

You might not see this person much outside of class, but this friend will understand 100% every single complaint you have about school. From every annoying teacher’s pet, to the weird kid who breathes too loud, to the parking catastrophe you suffer every morning, to the teachers who still don’t provide any online access to the class. This person gets it. Handy to have around when you want to eat during school, but you don’t want to eat alone because then someone might come try to sit down at your table. You might have a lot of friends from school, but there will be one in particular who just makes the whole experience so much less miserable.

(You need a similar friend for work too, especially if your job sucks.)

5. Your Childhood Bestie

You’ve known this person for forever, so you’re like kind of sisters at this point. They’ve been your go-to friend for most of your life. At some point you kind of parted ways, but that doesn’t mean they don’t care. Catching up with this person is always the best and will make your whole week, especially since you get to reminisce about all those memories from before school was murdering you. (They’ve probably also seen you mostly naked.)

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