22 Deep Life Lessons From Everyone’s Favorite Teen Dramas Of The ’00s

The world according to Summer, Blair and Peyton.

1. Everything happens for a reason.

2. Your mother IS always right.

3. Hold out for someone special. Don’t settle.

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4. It’s OK to need people.

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But sometimes, all you need is one.

5. At the end of the day, we control our own fate.

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6. Don’t try and be something you’re not.

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7. Real friendships are the best.

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8. Relationships are risky.

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9. But they can be so, SO worth it.

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10. That doesn’t mean relationships don’t kick you in the teeth sometimes.

11. Everyone is struggling.

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12. If you love someone, sometimes you have to let them go.

13. Don’t let anybody walk all over you.

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14. Sometimes, people do shitty things.

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15. Sometimes, those people are the people you care about most.

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16. It is surprisingly easy to let life just sort of happen to you.

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17. Don’t let it.

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18. Learn from your mistakes.

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19. Karma is real.

20. Everyone messes up every now and again.

21. Even you.

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22. But, in the end, everything will probably turn out OK.

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