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24 Life Lessons Rewatching "Gilmore Girls" Can Teach You

"Oy with the poodles" and other invaluable lessons.

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Gilmore Girls is the ultimate comfort show that has taught us a lot.

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From quick comebacks to missing your mom, Gilmore Girls has the best lessons to teach anyone when you're rewatching it as an adult.

1. Drama and stress will come in and out of your life and you just have to accept it.

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2. Dating is difficult but when you find someone you like, it'll work out.

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If anything, you have Paris Gellar's words to guide you on a terrible date.

3. Food is something you'll never get tired of loving and wallowing with.

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4. Never underestimate the power of rambling.

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Oh the places your mind will go, when you're trying to diffuse a situation you don't like.

5. There will be days where you won't like anyone and that doesn't make you a terrible person.

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It just makes you human and Michel on a good day.

6. When in doubt, drink alcohol.

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There's nothing that a glass of beer or a bottle of wine can't fix.

7. Always make sure you're getting what you want out of life.

Whether it's picking a new place to live or the type of work you're doing, never settle for less.
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Whether it's picking a new place to live or the type of work you're doing, never settle for less.

8. Dirty jokes never go out of style and are perfect for any situation.

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9. Loving whatever made you happy as a kid is totally acceptable.

Whether it's snow or Pokémon, love what you want.
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Whether it's snow or Pokémon, love what you want.

10. Don't let bad days stretch into terrible weeks.

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11. Your personal path isn't the same as others and that's OK.

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Just because one of your friends is doing something you think you should be doing, doesn't mean you have or need to as well.

12. There will always be a generation gap between you and your grandparents.

"What do you mean you're a feminist?" Grandma, it's all going to be OK.
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"What do you mean you're a feminist?" Grandma, it's all going to be OK.

13. Taking chances and risks are a part of life that no one can avoid.

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Plus, what's life if not all about taking chances and hoping for the best?

14. Needing your parents as an adult is 100% OK.

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Who else could love you that unconditionally and make you soup when you have a cold?

15. Mansplainers are the worst and it's perfectly fine to ignore them.

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16. No challenge is too big for you.

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Especially if it's about eating food — you can always win with food.

17. Always try to find silver linings in tough situations.

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18. All relationships in your life matter and it's never a good idea to burn bridges.

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19. Not everything works out the way you want it to, but that's all right.

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Rory didn't get a job at the New York Times, but she found a job she really wanted more instead.

20. Don't put too many things on your plate both metaphorically and literally.

Never underestimate the power of teamwork and friends who will help you if you promise them pizza.

21. Dress for the job you want, not the job you have.

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22. Be unapologetically yourself.

And don't let anyone try and define you!

23. Never be afraid to say what you feel.

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24. Embrace the people in your life who make you the happiest, even if it's scary.

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And if you're ever feeling down and out, just watch another episode of Gilmore Girls to feel better.

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