First comes the grand announcement.
The timing and style for this announcement are usually directly proportionate to how close you are to this friend and how dramatic said friend is. It could be a phone call in the middle of the night or a whatsapp video call or at ungodly hour.
Then comes the mandatory pity party you have to host.
The group chats, e-hugs, e-encouragements, and pity parties you have to attend.
Then the phase where your friend can’t say or do anything without bringing the breakup up.
It annoys this shit out of you but you can’t change it for them because you have to be supportive.
The tragic and extremely biased philosophies about love they start to dish out.
Totally unprovoked and absolutely for free.
All the dating advice you dig up to help them through this phase.
Because you are now Oprah with a dash of Doctor Phil.
And then the grand plot twist- They get back together.
Thereby making you and all your relationship advice content for their next “Baby we have been through a lot of ups and downs” speech.
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