We don’t doubt that our abuelitas love us and truly want the best for us, but goddamn. They’re all about sending mixed signals. Here are the 5 classic and confusing Abuelitaisms™ that we’re most likely to hear when we’re “complimented” by our abuelas:
On your truly unbelievable beauty:
Ok, but see the thing is that I’m adorable all the time.
On the evils of gossiping:
So chisme — the most important and revitalizing thing in the entire world — is only wrong when I do it. Got it.
On your dating life (or lack thereof):
Well, damn. Maybe I don’t like them!
On this new generation of young ladies:
Is this an insult, or…?
On being both too fat and too thin for her taste:
Did your abuelita have any words of wisdom that haunt you to this day? Share below.