Although sisters can sometimes drive you crazy for getting all up in your business or calling you out for being a bad girl, you should consider yourself pretty darn lucky that you even have one. That’s because sisters keep you on your toes and make life more interesting!

A sister is your cheerleader when you’re feeling blue, your best friend when you want to talk smack, and your mama bear when you need protecting. Studies have even shown that having a sister can make you happier and more well-adjusted than people who grew up with only brothers.

Having a sister is truly a gift, and here are 35 reasons why sisters totally rule!