5 Ways We Are All Jessica Day From "New Girl"
Entertainment

5 Ways We Are All Jessica Day From "New Girl"

From becoming a future teacher to shoving crystal meth down the toilet, we have all had our moments that make us Jessica Day.

76
5 Ways We Are All Jessica Day From "New Girl"
Medium

If you're like me, you've gone down a spiraling rabbit hole of the one and only TV show "New Girl". Whether it's Nick's erratic behavior, Schmidt's unhealthy attachment to Cece, or Winston's pranking schemes, something got you hooked to the tell-tale of these people's everyday life and what the encounter in it. Jessica Day, the protagonist and main character of the show, is what got it from me. From pursuing her dreams in education like me to her love of others, I relate to her on an unholy level. These five traits are only a few on why I, and maybe you, am Jessica Day and are enough to highlight what it's like to be friends with me.

1. You're always butting into other people's business.

If you’re like Jess, it’s hard to not butt into other people’s lives, though you try your best to stay out of it. Whether it be a good or a bad thing, you want to give your advice and knowledge to others that you believe will highly benefit their lifestyle and improve breaking relationships they might be having. Now while your constant input may drive people insane, you know you’re doing it out of the best intentions from your heart.


2. Panicking is your second nature.

It’s almost impossible not to panic when something goes wrong or takes a turn in your life. Whether your panicking involves slamming things around your apartment, curling up in a ball, or running around to calm yourself down, you’ve done it all to try and get your heart rate back to resting order. While most of the time these things don’t work out, you just end up hyperventilating till you pass out and sleep.

3. You see the absolute best in everyone.

Like Jess, it’s hard to really label anyone as a completely terrible person. Of course, there are a few people that really get under your skin, but you really want people to live up to the positive expectations that you believe they can show. So even if a person comes off as a grump at first, it takes you a long time to really deem them “avoid at all costs”.

4. You are a child at heart.

Crafts, silly shirts, and dance parties are all I really need to stay entertained on a sunny morning day. Sure, everyone loves a Sunday morning hangover from playing ‘True American’ and having a little too much fun, but let’s be real, lounging on the couch and watching endless chick-flicks with your friends is always fun too -- especially when the viewing party involves tons of sugar and blankets. You also sound like a child a lot of the time, humming and singing at any given moment, that your friends have deemed you as the kid of the group.

5. You care a little too much about your friends.

Finally, friendship. Your friends are your support system, prized possessions,

and always there when you need them. So of course, when someone hurts them or even agitates them in the slightest you get a little defensive over them. I mean if they’re not, doesn’t someone else have to? You have to protect them from making stupid decisions like becoming a hippie or protect them by flushing all possible evidence down the toilet when the police show up at your doorstep.

Everyone’s favorite quirky, silly, and empathetic girl, Jessica Day, has had her moments that many young adults have today as well. From unexpected song outbursts to “seducing” your landlord, we can all relate to Jessica Day in one way or another. I choose to embrace my inner Jess since she makes everything more fun and positive. If you’re not the Jess of your group, then you’re not really the fun one.


Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
Swoon

119 People Reveal How The Pandemic Has Affected Their Love Lives, And Honestly... Relatable

"I haven't been able to get out of the 'talking phase' with anyone."

The reality is, there's no part of life the pandemic hasn't affected. Whether it's your work life, your home life, your social life, or your love life, coronavirus (COVID-19) is wreaking havoc on just about everything — not to mention people's health.

When it comes to romance, in particular, people are all handling things differently and there's no "right way" of making it through, regardless of your relationship status (single, taken, married, divorced, you name it). So, some of Swoon's creators sought out to hear from various individuals on how exactly their love lives have been affected since quarantine began.

Keep Reading... Show less

Megan Thee Stallion and Cardi B just dropped the hottest summer single yet. It's called "WAP" and we're going to get into all the intoxicating lyrics.

This song empowers females and their sexuality. These women put the ridiculous music industry female beef to bed, and I mean tucked away in a coma.

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

How To Write Down The Holy Grail Recipe Everyone Begs You To Make

Because everyone has a signature cocktail, cake, or pasta they bring to every potluck.

NBC

From back when I used to bring my mom's classic white chocolate chip cookies to preschool on my birthday to now stirring up my signature tequila cocktails at every friends' barbecue, I've always had a couple of standby recipes in my culinary rotation.

Keep Reading... Show less
Adulting

Meet My Cat: Cheshire, The Stray Turned House Cat Who Lives in Michigan

I never considered myself a cat person, but Chess immediately stole my heart.

Madelyn Darbonne

In 2016, a stray cat gave birth to a litter of three grey kittens on my aunt and uncle's property. I had never considered myself to be much of a cat person, but these furballs immediately stole my heart. I got to watch them grow up until they were old enough to leave their mother's side.

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

How To Binge-Watch A TV Show —And Then Write A Review About It

Writing your favorite and least favorite things about a show could not be more fun.

Photo by Mollie Sivaram on Unsplash

Looking for a new show to binge? Stop scrolling through your options and listen.

Sometimes a good show doesn't come down to the genre or the actors involved, it comes down to the fact that it is simply a GOOD show. If any of these things sound appealing to you, you should definitely watch.

Keep Reading... Show less
Health and Wellness

11 Reasons Why Getting A Cat Is The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Mental Health

Cats may mess up your puzzles but they'll always love you unconditionally — as long as you have some catnip, that is.

Scout Guarino

Alright, everyone, it's time to stop spreading the rumor that all cats are mean, aloof, and hate everyone. Like dogs, each cat has its own personality and tendencies. Some like a lot of attention, some like less — each person has to find the right cat for them. As for me, my cats Bienfu and Reptar have seen me at my worst, but they've also helped pull me out of it. They're a constant in my life and they give me the strength to get through the day in spite of my depression, and there's even scientific evidence to support it!

Keep Reading... Show less

I've been bleaching my hair since I was in seventh grade. Yes, you read that correctly, seventh grade. That's nearly 10 years of maintaining a very light shade of blonde that too-often brings about dryness and brittle strands.

Keep Reading... Show less

Chances are if you're here, you're probably interested in writing an open letter. Yay! We're excited to have you.

Of course, not all open letters are created equal. In fact, there's a recipe to writing one for Odyssey that'll get featured on one of our many verticals. When it comes to Swoon specifically (for those new around here, that's our dating and relationships vertical), we receive dozens of open letters each month, many of which are all very similar.

Keep Reading... Show less

With a new phone comes great responsibility: Do not break it! And the best way to do that is with a case. However, picking a case can be a challenge. No need to fret, I am here to help break down some of the best cases for the new iPhone SE 2020. Honestly, I think it's going to be impossible to choose!

Keep Reading... Show less

To some who have been out of the dating world for a while, it can be hard to get back into the swing of things after being single for some time. So, I asked 26 people what they think is important to know before looking for love again, here's what they had to say.

Keep Reading... Show less
Facebook Comments