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18 Times “Friends” Got Way, Way Too Real

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1. When Chandler and Monica found out they can’t have children.

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2. And when Chandler convinced Erica to let them adopt her baby.

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3. When Phoebe had to say goodbye to the triplets.

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4. When Richard and Monica broke up on the dance floor.

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5. And when Chandler overcame his fear of commitment and proposed to Monica.

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6. When Phoebe got sad because she didn’t have loving parents as a kid.

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7. And when Ross got Phoebe a bike and taught her how to ride it.

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8. When Pheebs finally found something she's been missing all her life: a family and unconditional love.

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9. When Rachel, Phoebe, and Joey spoke up about not having money to enjoy the lifestyle they’d like to have.

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10. When Monica relived her struggle with body image and how it affected her life.

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11. When Chandler realised he needed to grow as a person, ASAP.

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12. And when he came around and finally accepted his father.

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13. When Phoebe decided she didn’t really need her father in her life to be happy.

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14. Just to confront him later on about abandoning her and her sister.

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15. When Rachel called Ross out on the way he treated her.

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16. When Joey realised he wanted love and real emotional connection but got rejected.

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17. When Rachel reminded everyone how important friendship is.

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18. And finally, when they all had to return the keys to Monica's apartment because another chapter in their life had closed.

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