10 DOs And DON’Ts To Being In A Relationship, According To Gossip Girl

Being in relationships is really hard — but luckily we’ve learned a lot from watching “Gossip Girl” all these years. Check out a few of the most important dating lessons we’ve learned from the show, and pick up the complete sixth and final season of “Gossip Girl” on DVD or download it on February 12th.

1. DO Draw Up A Contract That Says You And Your Significant Other Cannot Touch Each Other

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…and then try and abide by it.

2. DON’T Offer To Give Your Girlfriend To Your Uncle In Exchange For Hotel Ownership

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She’s going to find out and you’re harsh words are gonna be had.

3. DO Have A Menage-A-Trois With Your Ex-Boyfriend And His Current Girlfriend If You Want To Get Him Back

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It always works.

4. DON’T Let Your Mother Send Your Hot Teacher To Prison Because She Thinks You Slept Together


Yes, it DOES make you a bad person.

5. DON’T Model The Main Character In Your Scandalous Book After Your Girlfriend’s Past

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Especially if the character is a drunk who sleeps around and does a bunch of drugs all the time.

6. DON’T Have An Affair With The Woman Who Is The Stepmother Of The Guy That Your Ex-Girlfriend Is Dating

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It’s too confusing.

7. DO Sleep With Everyone In Your Friend’s “Little Black Book” To Get Over Your Ex

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It’s not like there’s any other way to go about it.

8. DON’T Tell Your Girlfriend You Want To Move In Together Because You’re Afraid She’ll Get Back With Her Ex

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You are just asking her to say “no.”

9. DO Team Up With Your Friend To Ask Out The Same Girl And Agree That Whoever She Chooses Gets Her As His Girlfriend

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Nothing else will work, so don’t even try.

10. DON’T Fall In Love With The Girl You’re Trying To Convince To Take Back Your Best Friend

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It’s just bad form.

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