Things I’ve learned from F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Part Ι

10 seasons, 236 episodes, 6 friends and countless cups of coffee later F.R.I.E.N.D.S has spread joy into millions of people’s homes all around the world. Even in syndication this show has been able to touch multiple generations and in celebration of F.R.I.E.N.D.S being on Netflix for a little over 4 months, giving everyone enough time to binge watch and finish the series, I decided to shine a light on everything I’ve learned from this wonderful show. 

Be honest with your significant other or miscommunications might occur.

                            

Conversation is usually easier when the people listening aren’t hungry.

Grammar is VERY important.

If you find a person named Regina Phalange or Ken Adams be cautious.

Never body shame yourself. Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes.

                           

Sometime the simplest moments between friends are the best.

                       

Breakups aren’t easy and it’s ok to miss them.

                      

Sometimes the person you thought could never hurt you can.

                       

Crush the Patriarchy, men aren’t the only ones who can propose.

                             

And you don’t owe a man anything after a date.

  

This is the go to statement if a man ever questions your menstrual pains.

                                 

This will always be the best pick up line ever created.

Work can be stressful.

                          

And so can life.

But taking a few moments for yourself isn’t bad.

And if you put a battleship in a bath it can become gender neutral.

And finding a little optimism can change any bad day.

Internet dating hasn’t really changed much from the 1990s.

Be careful when using tanning machines and make sure you don’t count your ‘M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I's’ too slow.

Don’t buy furniture that you know won’t fit.

And if your friends are helping you move it, try not to get them frustrated.

The television is the focal point of the room.

Don’t ever give up.

Always take advantage of free food. Even if you feel guilty from stealing it from someone’s front step.

Money isn’t the only thing that matters in the world.

Your 1st job won’t be your dream job.

Yes FICA will take some of your money and it’s ok to not have your life all planned out.

Occasionally you will fight with your friends.

But they never last long.

Because friends are the family that you choose.