5 Love Lessons from F.R.I.E.N.D.S
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Love F.R.I.E.N.D.S? We’re not surprised. The American sitcom is a cult favourite, with loyal fans re-watching the series through different stages of their lives. The show centers around the lives of 6 friends living in NYC, and their colourful dating histories offer some surprising lifelong love lessons that we can all use.
Having Similar Life Goals
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Charming as Richard may be, he still wasn’t enough for Monica’s vision of the future. Do you and your partner want the same things in life? It’s important to talk about your life goals before considering serious commitment – afterall, you don’t want to be having any doubts during your outdoor wedding!
Fight For Love
Gone are the days where women wait coyly for members of the opposite to express interest – today’s strong and independent woman shouldn’t be afraid to initiate. If Rachel, Phoebe and Monica can be brave enough to fight for love, so can you.
If you’ve set your mind on something, then stick by it wholeheartedly. Chandler spent many episodes getting back together with Janice only to regret it after. Be decisive, remember why you made that decision in the first place.
Keep Your Partner Close and Your Friends Closer
While not exactly a relationship lesson, this is just as important. Despite his luck in love, Ross still managed to soldier on, thanks to the support of Monica and the rest of his friends. Friends are like anchors that keep us grounded during rainy days, don’t forget to invite them to your hotel wedding banquet when the time comes!