Why Your Brother Is One Of The Most Important Men In Your Life

Why Your Brother Is One Of The Most Important Men In Your Life
María José Roldán

Reviewed and approved by the psychopedagogue María José Roldán.

Last update: 27 December, 2022

When you think about your brother, what goes through your mind? You’ll probably start thinking about memories of your childhood, and not always happy ones. Or perhaps you’ll remember the fights or arguments.

But as we grow older, we tend to realize how important our brothers are in our lives. What is it that makes your relationship with your brother so special? It’s worth giving this a few moments’ thought, in order to value him as much as he deserves.

“A brother shares your childhood memories and your dreams of adult life”

-Unknown author-

Your brother becomes your hero

your brother is so important

When we think about our heroes, the first person to come to mind might not be your brother, but your father. Young girls tend to idealize their fathers as their protectors and role models.

But with time, we begin to look differently at the brother we could never stand. What has changed for you to see things differently, and recognize how important your brother is to you?

Perhaps it is the moments of nostalgia. Little by little, we start to remember how he protected us from the class bully, helped us with our homework or stood up for us in front of mom and dad.

This is the moment when you realize how important your brother is, and that he has become one of your closest companions in life.

The importance of brothers: things that only he will do for you

Laughing with you

You’ll realize that, apart from your parents, he is the person who best understands your sense of humor. You have shared the same upbringing and experiences, so you can laugh together about the unforgettable memories you have in common.

He admires you

Although it might be difficult to believe that your brother looks up to you, you’ll realize that he does. He asks for your advice about clothes, friends, and what to study.

He will always stand up for you

Just like when you were little, your brother will always be looking out for you. After all, he still sees you as the little sister that he has to protect.

You will keep in touch even when you are far apart

Time passes, unfortunately, and our loved ones move far away for many different reasons. But even so, he will always be there to help and support you. If you call him, he will always answer.

Brothers don’t necessarily have to say anything to each other – they can sit in a room and be together and just be completely comfortable with each other

-Leonardo Dicaprio-

the importance of having brothers and siblings

Complete secrecy

You will be pleased to discover that, however many years have gone by, the secrets and mischief of childhood remain in your brother’s memory. This means you can trust him implicitly.

He will make an effort to make you happy

Because he thinks the world of you, he will do anything for you. For him, his sister has a vital role in his life, and he wants to see you happy.

He has a sixth sense with your partners

When it comes to choosing a life partner, your brother will become an important filter. Nobody will be good enough for his sister, because he knows everything about you. You will realize that he is almost always right.

He will overlook your failings

You will realize that your brother will always love you, despite your faults. He will be capable of overlooking them, and will see you as almost perfect, even when you are going through tough times.

Your number one fan

Values like respect and affection do not just come from our parents, as we often think, but also from our siblings, with whom we share so many unique moments.

When you think of your brother, what you will see is one of the most important people in your life.

This text is provided for informational purposes only and does not replace consultation with a professional. If in doubt, consult your specialist.