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    Updated on Sep 1, 2020. Posted on Dec 18, 2015

    27 Reasons We All Need To Make Our Kids Watch "Friends"

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    1. Let's remember to make our kids watch Friends. It'll teach them to never judge too quickly.

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    2. And to not care about being judged, either.

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    3. They'll learn that it's OK to not have things figured out.

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    4. And that being an "adult" can mean different things to different people.

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    5. They need to know that it's fine to not be a "good person" all the damn time.

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    6. And to take charge of their own happiness.

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    7. Make your kids watch Friends so they'll learn to love themselves.

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    8. And also how to really, truly love other people.

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    9. They need to know that love is honesty.

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    10. And that love is goofiness.

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    11. And that love can look weird from the outside.

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    12. And that love is unconditional.

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    13. Friends will teach them there's someone out there.

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    14. But that independence is important, too.

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    15. It'll teach them to not sweat the small stuff.

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    16. And to care about ALL the big stuff.

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    17. They need to learn that everyone hurts.

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    18. And everyone has weird ways to cope.

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    19. It'll teach them that everyone is smart in different ways.

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    20. And everyone's dumb in different ways, too.

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    21. It'll remind them to never be taken for granted.

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    22. And to never take anyone for granted, either.

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    23. It'll teach them that fairy-tale romances are real.

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    24. But false starts happen to everyone, too.

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    25. It'll teach them to never stop trying.

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    26. No matter how much it sucks.

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    27. And, most importantly, it'll teach them how to be a damn good friend.

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    Through the good times...

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    ...and the bad...

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    And everything in between.

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