12 Times We Were All Rebecca Bunch

The plot of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is a bit of a doozy: Rebecca Bunch, a high-powered but mentally ill New York lawyer runs into her ex-boyfriend from summer camp, Josh Chan, after a nervous breakdown. When he mentions how happy he is in his hometown of West Covina, California, Rebecca decides that if she wants to be happy as well, her best course of action is to drop everything and move to West Covina. But she didn’t move there FOR Josh. He just HAPPENS to be there. Right?

Sure, that’s a bit extreme, as are the hijinks that follow. But Crazy Ex-Girlfriend –is surprisingly relatable, sometimes horrifyingly so. As you watch, you’ll recognize a bit of yourself in Rebecca.

1. When she accidentally texted Josh about Josh.

Deep down, we all fear a “textmergency” – we think we’re texting our friend about our crush but we accidentally text our crush, or we accidentally send a screenshot to the person we’re talking about behind their back. It happens to the best of us.

2. When she fell victim to the dreaded group hang.

Is there anything worse than trying to get some alone time with your crush… and then their friends show up? No.

3. When Josh’s girlfriend Valencia was better than her at… pretty much everything.

We all know that one girl we have a massive girlcrush on but feel we’ll never measure up to.

4. When she was the villain in her own story.

Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is because you made bad decisions.5. When she couldn’t find enough people to invite to her party.

When everybody is doing their own thing, sometimes it’s easy to feel like you’re alone. This is especially true when you’re in a new situation, like starting college.6. When she sang about self-indulgent self-loathing.

We’ve all been there. Some of us more than others.

7. When she needed a change.

Most of us DON’T take advice from butter ads, drop everything, and move across the country for someone we dated ten years ago. But at some point we’ve all been dissatisfied with our lives and needed a change. We’ve all felt the urge to start over and reinvent ourselves, and that’s perfectly healthy.

8. When her mom ruined everything.

Moms. They’re always oversharing or showing up in some stupid outfit or embarrassing us in some way or another. Usually they mean well. Usually.

9. When she blamed the Santa Ana Winds for her bad behavior.

It’s never our faults, right? The devil makes us do it… or our periods… or stress from finals… or the full moon…

10. When she creeped on her ex’s new girlfriend.

It’s not that we care. We just want to stay informed.

11. When she put too much on her plate.

Nobody’s perfect at everything, but everybody feels like they need to be at some point.

12. When she needed reassurance that she wasn’t crazy.

We’ve all been there.