'You can choose your friends, but you can't choose your family' Meaning

What does the saying 'You can choose your friends, but you can't choose your family' mean?

Meaning: Some things you can choose, but others you cannot, so you have to try to make the best of what you have where you have no choice.

Contributor: Casey M.

Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used

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