My cousin is the big sister I needed in this life. We spent a lot of time together in my teens, as she’d lived with us while going to university. I think she also kept me from losing myself in utter loneliness, but she was also one of the only people I didn’t mind being around all the time.
Relationships in our society really do have all the odds stacked against them: Religion and spirituality, finances, education, career, emotional intelligence, values and priorities, sex,…
Find someone to fight with
Not with fists
But with words