16 Life Lessons Learned From Gilmore Girls

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After the recent announcement that Gilmore Girls, the Amy Sherman-Palladino show focusing on the relationship between a mom and daughter in the fictional small town of Stars Hollow, was going to be revived on Netflix (expect four episodes, each focused on a different season over the course of one year), former fans truly rejoiced.

Related: 10 Life Lessons Learned From Dawson’s Creek

I started wondering: Why are we so incredibly happy about this all? The answer I came up with: the show made life look hard but delicious, tough yet simple, heartbreaking but mesmerizing–all at the same time.

1. The Internet is Not Life. Get Over it.

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2. If You’re Going to Make a Bad Decision, Make Sure it’s a Cool One

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3. There’s Only One Way to Wallow

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4. Mornings Suck for Everyone

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5. Sometimes, People Need an Extra Clue

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6. Actual Books Are Irreplaceable

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7. Denial is Basically a Condition of Humanity

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8. Common Hatred is a Symptom of Love

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9. Never Think You’re the Only One at Home on a Friday

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10. Sometimes… You Just Had to be There

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11. Coffee. Is. Life.

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12. First Dates Suck

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13. Chivalry Isn’t Dead

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14. Always Ask for What You Want

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15. Always be on the Lookout

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16. Treasure Mom. Treasure Your Kid.

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