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It can be hard growing up the only gal in a family full of boys: Instead of fairy wands, you got lightsabers; you were called a “tomboy” not a “princess.” And while that moniker was leveled at you like a dirty word, you grew to wear it like a badge of honour. For better or worse, your bros shaped (and shoved) you into the woman you are today.

Elena Michaels (Laura Vandervoort) knows the struggle all too well. She’s fighting the good fight every day on Bitten (Saturdays at 9 p.m. ET on Space) as the world’s only female werewolf. Mind you, she’s also dealing with the murder of her ex-boyfriend and the fact that she’s, well, a freaking werewolf, but when it comes to all the living-with-a-bunch-of-dudes stuff, she’s just like the rest of us.

1. Leftovers? What leftovers?

Teenaged boys gorge like food is going out of style. Your brothers grabbed all the seconds and licked their plates clean before you could even pick up your fork. To this day, you still wolf down your food like a ravenous hobo out of sheer self-preservation.
Kate Hudson

2. You didn’t get other girls

Going to your friends’ houses was like entering a vortex of Barbies and Jem dolls: You didn’t know what to do with them (other than cut their hair?) and couldn’t understand how pretend dates with Ken in a fancy plastic car was more fun than kicking a ball around.
toddlers & tiaras

3. You hated putting on a dress

No matter how much you begged and pleaded, your mom would squeeze you into one every once in a while (and make you actually comb your hair). Meanwhile, your brothers got to wear pants to special occasions.
Brave

4. Not that you had many to choose from

Unless you got a garbage bag from your second-cousin Sally, all hand-me-downs were oversized sweaters and straight-legged jeans. They matched your go-to ponytail quite well, thank you very much.
tomboy

5. You have a knack for falling into friend zone

That time the guy you kinda liked told you that you were such a great pal, and could you find out if girly-girl Rebecca was into him.
Emma Stone

6. You thought bruises were the coolest

None of the other girls understood when you wore them like a badge of honour, or got as excited as you did when they turned that brilliant combo of yellow and purple.
Emma Stone

7. You played ball like a girl

And you were damned proud of it. While the other girls cheered at the road-hockey games from the sidelines, you were always the go-to goalie from all the times your brothers used you as target practice.
Mighty Ducks

8. You wanted to be a Mighty Duck

Don’t worry, we practised the Flying V, too…
flyingv

9. Still, you cleaned up nicely

To this day, makeup just isn’t your jam. But when you put it on, people are AMAZED.
Rachel McAdams

10. You’ve never made friends with salad

When faced with a big, juicy steak or another plate of what you refer to as “yard trimmings,” steak wins. Every. Single. Time. Actually, any kind of meat and carb doused with cheese is pretty much your jam.
Tina Fey

11. You always picked the “boy” toy

And you were known to throw a temper tantrum when that poor, unsuspecting high-school student behind the counter automatically assumed you wanted the mini Barbie doll over the Hot Rod.
mcdonalds

12. Chun-Li and Sonya Blade were like the sisters you never had

And when they beat any of the male characters during a random video game, you always felt as though it was a personal victory, too.
sonya

13. Malls still make your heart race

But not in the can’t-wait-to-buy-new-clothes kind of way, more in the how-big-will-the-crowds-be-and-how-soon-can-I-get-out-of-here way.
housewives

14. At the end of the day, wouldn’t trade any of it

Because no one else gets you like your bro.
Friends

Bitten Season 2 premieres Saturday, February 7 at 9 p.m. ET on Space.