What Life Is Like With A Twin
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What Life Is Like With A Twin

A built-in best friend.

What Life Is Like With A Twin
Briget Sarah

Most people are surprised when I say that I'm a twin. They usually ask, "How do you like it?", or "Do you guys get along?" To answer both of those questions, I love it and yes, most of the time.

For me, having a twin is like having a built-in best friend. I'll always have someone to lean on, and I'll always have someone to go to first when things go wrong or right. I'll always have an extra closet to look in when searching for clothes because the options are endless.

My twin sister, Maura and I have always been so close. Our arguments last not even an hour if we have one. She is one of the sweetest, most selfless people I've ever met. She's always been my little caretaker ever since we were kids. Every memory I have in my childhood usually has Maura right by my side.

She's been my rock, my shoulder to cry on, my shopping buddy, and sometimes just someone who understands. There's something called "twin telepathy", which is 100% real by the way. Maura and I have been saying the same exact thing at the same exact time since we could start talking. Sometimes we'll laugh at the same things and feel the same things even without speaking. It's our little connection.

The hard part about having a twin is seeing her go through pain and having no control over. My sister was recently diagnosed with lupus and a few other things. She's been in a ton of pain recently and I can do nothing to help her. Watching my other half go through pain is the worst type of heartbreak.

She has always been strong for me, and she has always helped me when I was in pain, so hopefully, the heated neck pillow and pain relief cream I got her helps a little bit.

She deserves every happiness in the world. Seeing her smile or laugh makes me SO happy. I don't want to see a day without her because then I'd have no idea what to do with myself.

Having a twin is life's greatest gift to me because I'll never not have my best friend by my side. I love you, Maury! ❤️

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