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24 Reasons All The Men On "Friends" Were Actually Terrible

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1. Everyone knows that Ross is an asshole.

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2. He's a terrible father.

He makes his parenting decisions based on his own selfish need for manly validation.
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He makes his parenting decisions based on his own selfish need for manly validation.

3. He dumps his girlfriend because she's bald.

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4. And he dated his student, which is inappropriate and unprofessional.

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5. But all the guys are actually awful.

They constantly tear each other down in an attempt to boost their own egos.
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They constantly tear each other down in an attempt to boost their own egos.

6. They relentlessly mock Joey for owning a purse.

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7. And they think that the idea of a male nanny is somehow hilarious.

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8. Joey is kind of a misogynist.

We only overlook it because it was the '90s and he's otherwise fun to laugh at.
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We only overlook it because it was the '90s and he's otherwise fun to laugh at.

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9. He's a creep who consistently sexualises his female friends.

And remember the time he compared women to ice cream and told a mopey Ross to “grab a spoon".
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And remember the time he compared women to ice cream and told a mopey Ross to “grab a spoon".

10. He doesn't value friendship at all.

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He literally saved his sandwich over his friend's life.

11. And Ross and Joey admit that they wouldn't bother being nice to a woman unless they wanted sex.

Because who values human decency just for the sake of it?
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Because who values human decency just for the sake of it?

12. They even left a baby on a bus in pursuit of women.

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13. Chandler is also a pathetic manbaby.

He couldn't even propose to his girlfriend without making it a disaster.
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He couldn't even propose to his girlfriend without making it a disaster.

14. He was actually a dick to Monica when they were young.

The basis of their marriage was him being an ass.
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The basis of their marriage was him being an ass.

15. And he continues to make fat jokes throughout their relationship.

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So much for character growth.

16. Ross treats Rachel like property.

She's not allowed to have male friends or be a successful career woman, because of his perceived ownership of his girlfriend. Not to mention, he stayed married to her against her will.
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She's not allowed to have male friends or be a successful career woman, because of his perceived ownership of his girlfriend. Not to mention, he stayed married to her against her will.

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17. He said the wrong name at the altar, which is actually really shitty.

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And then he had the audacity to play victim.

18. He's just generally the absolute worst.

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19. Chandler strings Janice along even though he openly despises her.

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20. And he's perpetually concerned about being perceived as gay.

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21. All the men are insecure about their masculinity.

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22. Even Gunther feels like Rachel owes him something.

Stay in your lane, Gunther.
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Stay in your lane, Gunther.

23. Which is probably why they feel the need to aggressively overcompensate.

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24. Basically the guys from Friends were the worst and the girls deserved so much better.

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Except for Mike, who is perfect!!

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