10 Things Only Your Latinx Best Friend Understands
No one understands the struggles and perks of growing up Latinx like your Latinx best friend. Both of you grew up fearing the "chancleta" and "el cuco," understand when you the other one say her boyfriend is being a "p*ndejo," and know that gossip is going to be what the conversation revolves around at family dinner. The bond between two Latinx best friends is truly special. Keep scrolling to see all the things only your Latinx friend understands about you.
When she invites you to a tres golpes/arepas/calentado brunch, and you rush over maybe a little too quickly.
She knows food is of outmost importance.
When you know her partner is giving her hell so you get involved.
She doesn't get mad, because she knows you are defending her.
When you have to stop your hangout session to check in with your mom.
She knows you'll get a call from hell if you don't answer that text RIGHT NOW.
When your mom calls her cell because you aren't answering.
And yells at her as if she did something wrong.
All the times you had to say no to sleepovers together.
She knows your mom is not letting you stay with her and her mom is definitely not allowing a sleepover either.
When she hears the word "chancleta" at your house and she knows what's coming.
And instead of leaving, she stays to watch it all go down.
All the times she has helped you sneak out of your home.
Sometimes your mom is just irrational, and she knows it.
When you say you want to go out and dance bachata/salsa/merengue.
And she's like "yesss!!"
When you're going on a date and she has to say you're at her house.
"Si, señora, esta aqui, está en el baño," she lies.
When she hears your family chisme and breathes it all in like it's her own.
My drama is your drama.