Why Monica and Chandler Gave Us Serious Couple Goals!

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Chandler and Monica were best friends, great partners and finally adorable parents, we can all imagine… Chandler being a strict father and Monica being a completely crazy mother right? We love all the couples in the show, Mike-phoebe were a great couple and so were our “WE WERE ON A BREAK” couple, but Mondler gave us major couple goals.

Everyone who has ever watched F.R.I.E.N.D.S know who Chandler and Monica are, the best friends turned lovers turned husband-wife. Amidst the chaos of Ross and Rachel’s confused relationship, Chandler and Monica fell in love and gave us some serious goals. Monica and Chandler’s storyline wasn’t even there in the writer’s mind but who knew that it would turn out to be so good. We all have seen the two most adorable relationships of the series which is RosChel and Mondler, but why are Chandler and Monica the Ultimate couple? Here’s why:

  • They were best friends –

Chandler and Monica were really good friends before they started dating each other. They knew each other really well, and were well aware of each other’s likes and dislikes, habits and fears. So, they hit it off easily and it also spared them the process of knowing each other. Most of us believe that it is a bad idea to date our best friends, but after seeing a couple like Chandler and Monica we all definitely need a Mondler to ourselves.

  • Accepting each other’s flaw –

One of the most important part of a relationship is accepting each other’s flaws. Monica Geller and her obsession with everything being perfect, her perfect image of marriage and of course her love for children; and Chandler Bing being the lazy, funny and commitment phobic guy. They both accepted each other’s flaws and eventually learned to live with them, A commitment phobic man and a perfectionist managed their relationship in a such a beautiful manner, and they never had to take “A BREAK”

  • Don’t expect your partner to change –

Mondler never forced each other to change themselves, in fact they were happy with who they were. After Chandler moves in with Monica, Monica doesn’t expect Chandler to become a cleanliness freak and neither does Chandler expect Monica to change her behaviour after he moves in. They never expected changes from each other, but with the relationship gradually becoming deeper maybe they put efforts in trying to make each other happy by doing things that the other likes, The part where Chandler cleans the house to make Monica happy which didn’t turn out to be a good idea, Monica being a perfectionist has issues with the way things in her house changed but she eventually puts everything back to where it belonged and yet appreciated Chandler’s effort to make her happy. There weren’t huge changes, but their efforts mattered a lot.

  • Compromise in the relationship –

Compromising for another is the biggest quality that one holds in a relationship, Monica who is the ultimate freak of being perfect had her whole wedding planned at the age of 5 and had even decided her wedding dress but she gave up her perfect wedding and dress so that Chandler could get his favourite band play at the wedding. Love is not always about you, and maybe sometimes giving up something of yours to make your partner happy is one of the best feelings. Monica understood this and that is why someone like her knew that Compromising in the key to a happy relationship.

  • Understanding each other –

Since they were best friends, they knew each other really well. They had a great understanding on how to handle things and how not to. From the moving in, to the wedding, to the conceiving of babies and finally to their perfect house. Initially their relationship was a secret, they did not want to spoil their friendship because they were hooking up with each other continuously after Ross’s wedding. They took time in understanding their relationship first and did not want to jump into it instantly and spoil whatever they have.

  • Supporting each other’s decisions –

Whether it was Chandler moving to Tulsa, or changing his job and pursuing his passion; or whether it was Monica becoming a head chef at Big Apple. They had each other’s back no matter what and never cribbed or made a big thing about it. They knew what was best for each other and that is why they were always in favour of each other. A quite a few jokes here and there, but they gave us major goals when it came to supporting each other.

  • Leaving the past behind –

They knew each other’s past really well and especially their exes, Monica’s obsessive love for Richard and Chandler’s loving Janice- OH MY GOD! Not only did they leave their exes behind, but they were never insecure about each other for what they had done in the past and always faced it together. Although, Chandler did get a little insecure about Richard after they started dating, but we all know who Monica loves and marries in the end.

  • Sticking together through thick and thin –

Throughout the entire series, the only couple who stuck through thick and thin no matter what came by was Monica and Chandler. We all know that they supported each other throughout, made long distance relationship work and finally when they were ready to have a baby, they got to know that they couldn’t have babies. It was heart-breaking for all of us, knowing Monica’s obsession of becoming a mother but they loved each other even more and never let any of that get into their relationship. They decided to adopt babies and make their family a happy family.

  • The Proposal –

Chandler has been commitment phobic since the very beginning and for him to actually propose the woman he loves is hands down a big thing, but it was not that easy and also with a hint of surprise. Chandler wasn’t the only one who went down on his knees, Monica surprised him by decorating the entire house because she had a hint that he was going to propose to her. It wasn’t a cliché man proposing to a woman, but both of them going down their knees to tell each other that they were ready to spend the rest of their lives together. Honestly, we all cried a bit during their proposal and it was one hell of a magical proposal.

  • Not every Love story is a Fairy tale –

Monica’s perfect love story did not start in a perfect way, from hooking up in the wedding, to the awkward moving in, to being crazy and totally a mess, to finally proposing each other, to adopting babies and finally moving in to their perfect house. Their love story had a lot of hurdles that they had to go through and by this we know that not all love stories are fairy tales. Sometimes, its okay to be just the way you are and just be happy.

Chandler and Monica were best friends, great partners and finally adorable parents, we can all imagine… Chandler being a strict father and Monica being a completely crazy mother right? We love all the couples in the show, Mike-phoebe were a great couple and so were our “WE WERE ON A BREAK” couple, but Mondler gave us major couple goals.

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20 Ideas To Celebrate Random Acts Of Kindness Day 2020

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How is that a day such as Valentine’s is glorified to an extent that the biggest hollywood celebrities engage in it so very eagerly but a day that is dedicated solely for the purpose of making the least bit difference and giving back to society barely makes it to the holiday calendar? 

Random Act of Kindness week starts on the 17th of february every year and gives you 7 sweet days to do something nice (for a friend, for the society or even for the environment) in a way that not just creates an impact, but multiplies your effort by driving people to do nice, be kind often and remember that deeds are superior if performed for the collective good of people. 

20 of the SIMPLEST Ideas to celebrate Random Act Of Kindness Week:

  1. Compliment a Stranger. A simple “Woah, cool sweater!” could literally make someone’s day, and you would lose nothing.
  2. Cook for someone who feeds you everyday (Ideally your mom/dad or cook). Every great cook is so used to feeding other people’s bellies everyday and deserves to be pampered with food too- the smile on this person’s face when you cook them a meal will make your day along with theirs.
  3. Lend a friend one of your favorite reads. It’s a great way of saying “Here’s a piece of me, thanks for existing” - without actually having to say it.
  4. Write a review. What are the 10 best places to get some kickass biryani? Or which are the most pet-friendly places to visit in your city? Any knowledge is great knowledge - get it up on the gram, or you know, on Glo. I’m sure you’ll at least help one person decide on his next outing. 
  5. Call a lonely relative and attempt to make them laugh.
  6. Donate Blood- thousands out there need blood. If you don’t know where to begin, look up https://scoophub.in/top-10-best-blood-donation-organizations-in-india/
  7. Repost your friend/following’s businesses to spread the word. If they get one extra follower because of you, you’ve succeeded.
  8. Pick up litter that you didn’t throw out.
  9. Spend a day at an old age home. Been there, done this and the joy on their faces will bring you happiness that’s truly unmatched.
  10. Send colouring books to children at an orphanage/ sick children at the hospital. Dunzo it (use a local delivery service) if you can't physically go there. 
  11. Take initiative to make breakfast and get your whole family together on the dining table. Make it a whole event. Indulging in family time is a wonderful act of kindness.

12. Leave your waiter a generous tip. 

13. Help a neighbour/friend clean their room. Or backyard.

14. Use your savings to fund a child’s education for a whole academic year. You’ll be surprised to know that it’s quite the pocket-friendly deed. 

Click to know just how easy it is: https://bit.ly/37BfaCw

15. Get a haircut. Donate your hair after: Way to turn an act of kindness into a cute makeover!

16. Be kind to the environment. Walk/Cycle/Carpool to work instead of taking a cab or an auto 

17. Make a kindness pledge/list- one that is flexible and can be practiced at least once every week. 

18. Pay for a co-worker’s lunch.

19. Do something kind for yourself. Read a book. Watch an old favorite movie. Eat healthy, gut-friendly foods. Write a letter to your future self. Take a leap you’ve been meaning to. 

20. Let people know of the day. Celebrate Kindness. 




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Super Bowl 2020: Extremity In The Name Of Culture?

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After a great game of an outstanding comeback by Kansas City Chiefs (Vs San Francisco 49ers) in Super Bowl LIV, the crowd seemed to be inclined towards debating a rather isolated issue than the game itself: Was the halftime performance by Hollywood’s beloved superstars Shakira and Jennifer Lopez obscene?

The two set the stage on fire and how! (Although, this might seem to have contradicted the opinion of the majority)

What the audience found and I quote “terribly disturbing”:

The broadcast featured the two stars in costumes showcasing their buttocks, pole dancing and grabbing their crotch multiple times on stage- all interpreted as ruthless objectification of women by two of the most influential women in the world. 

A famous reporter of the Golf Channel even went ahead and tweeted: “Stop dancing on a stripper pole on the biggest stage and then complain about how often we get sexualised.. The hypocrisy of wanting to not be seen as sex symbols but then wearing outfits and choosing overtly sexual choreography has me very confused” 

An audience full of young parents on the other hand had their own issues with regard to how something like THE Super Bowl, an event supposedly aired for all age groups to enjoy could have a performance such as this as if it were the 'new normal’.

The halftime show featuring Shakira and Jennifer Lopez seemed to garner more buzz than the game itself. (What!?) At some point, little children were showcased in cages- all seen as a political statement about President Trump’s immigration policy - but the whole pole dancing and stimulated sex gestures were viewed as most offensive. 

Prolife advocate Abby Johnson tweeted, “On the day of the highest rate of sex trafficking, the NFL says, ‘Hey, let’s have two women dance half naked and get a bunch of zoomed in crotch shots of them. That’s female empowerment!’ Do they have no clue that they just contributed to the commodification of women?” Even though a lot of folks said they loved the energy and called the two Latina’s performances “historic”, the popular opinion seems to have been this: misrepresentation of an entire culture on one of the biggest stages airing worldwide.  

The performance might have not appeared to be “family friendly” to a few but did it deserve a statement as harsh as “This exhibition was Pepsi showing young girls that sexual exploitation of women is OK”?



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