7 Reasons Joey Tribbiani Is Basically Just You On Your Period

7 Reasons Joey Tribbiani Is Basically Just You On Your Period

From his eating habits to his occasional need for emotional support.

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Everyone loves Joey Tribbiani.

He's the lovable goofball we all need in our lives. And if you're a true "Friends" fan, you know that there are a few personality traits that are "classic Joey," some of which might remind you of yourself during a certain time of the month.

From his eating habits to his occasional need for emotional support.

Actually, if you think about it, you may share more with the Doctor Drake Ramoray actor than you previously thought.

1. He eats constantly.

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Give me cheese. ALL of the cheese. And chocolate. ALL of the chocolate.

2. He's Sensitive

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Joey is an emotional person. He feels things strongly, which is why we love him.

And though it is often an exaggerated stereotype used in society, and symptoms vary for every woman, when you're on your period, you are more prone to reacting to things emotionally.

3. He feels bloated on occasion.

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Ugh. We all know that feeling.

4. He needs a nap.

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Or coffee.

5. He's sexually charged.

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You know it's true.

6. He can be unreasonable.

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I don't know about you, but I can be pretty stubborn when I'm on my period.

7. He just needs a hug.

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And sometimes, you just need some support from those you love.

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Bailey Posted A Racist Tweet, But That Does NOT Mean She Deserves To Be Fat Shamed

As a certified racist, does she deserve to be fat shamed?
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This morning, I was scrolling though my phone, rotating between Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube and Snapchat again, ignoring everyone's snaps but going through all the Snapchat subscription stories before stumbling on a Daily Mail article that piqued my interest. The article was one about a teen, Bailey, who was bullied for her figure, as seen on the snap below and the text exchange between Bailey and her mother, in which she begged for a change of clothes because people were making fun of her and taking pictures.

Like all viral things, quickly after her text pictures and harassing snaps surfaced, people internet stalked her social media. But, after some digging, it was found that Bailey had tweeted some racist remark.

Now, some are saying that because Bailey was clearly racist, she is undeserving of empathy and deserves to be fat-shamed. But does she? All humans, no matter how we try, are prejudiced in one way or another. If you can honestly tell me that you treat everyone with an equal amount of respect after a brief first impression, regardless of the state of their physical hygiene or the words that come out of their mouth, either you're a liar, or you're actually God. Yes, she tweeted some racist stuff. But does that mean that all hate she receives in all aspects of her life are justified?

On the other hand, Bailey was racist. And what comes around goes around. There was one user on Twitter who pointed out that as a racist, Bailey was a bully herself. And, quite honestly, everyone loves the downfall of the bully. The moment the bullies' victims stop cowering from fear and discover that they, too, have claws is the moment when the onlookers turn the tables and start jeering the bully instead. This is the moment the bully completely and utterly breaks, feeling the pain of their victims for the first time, and for the victims, the bully's demise is satisfying to watch.

While we'd all like to believe that the ideal is somewhere in between, in a happy medium where her racism is penalized but she also gets sympathy for being fat shamed, the reality is that the ideal is to be entirely empathetic. Help her through her tough time, with no backlash.

Bullies bully to dominate and to feel powerful. If we tell her that she's undeserving of any good in life because she tweeted some racist stuff, she will feel stifled and insignificant and awful. Maybe she'll also want to make someone else to feel as awful as she did for some random physical characteristic she has. Maybe, we might dehumanize her to the point where we feel that she's undeserving of anything, and she might forget the preciousness of life. Either one of the outcomes is unpleasant and disturbing and will not promote healthy tendencies within a person.

Instead, we should make her feel supported. We all have bad traits about ourselves, but they shouldn't define us. Maybe, through this experience, she'll realize how it feels to be prejudiced against based off physical characteristics. After all, it is our lowest points, our most desperate points in life, that provide us with another perspective to use while evaluating the world and everyone in it.

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10 Dark TV Shows To Watch If You're Craving Murder, Mystery, And More This Holiday Season

From serial killers to dark adventures, these TV shows are totally binge-worthy!

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While some people prefer to watch happy holiday specials during their winter break, I prefer to entertain myself by binging the latest serial killer documentary or dark comedy. If you're anything like me and looking for a new show to watch, look no further. Here is a comprehensive list of some of the best dark tv shows ranging from 2011-2018.

1. Sharp Objects (2018)

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Sharp Objects is about a journalist, Camille (Amy Adams) who goes back to her hometown to report on the killings of local girls. Throughout the show, you get a peek at just how damaged Camille, her mother Adora (Patricia Clarkson), and little sister Amma (Eliza Scanlen) are. With an insane twist ending, this show is bound to be your next new favorite. You can stream the full mini-series on HBO.

2. The Killing (2011)

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The Killing follows detectives Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos) and Stephen Holder (Joel Kinnaman) as they investigate a series of murders in the Seattle area. Each season features a new case and will have your mind racing as you try to figure out the mystery along with them. The character development is very well put together, and by the end of the series, Linden and Holder will hold a special place in your heart. You can stream The Killing on Amazon Prime or Youtube.

3. Mindhunter (2017)

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Mindhunter takes place in the 1970s and follows the inception of behavioral profiling. FBI agent Holden Ford (Jonathan Groff) and Bill Tench (Holt McCallany) travel around the country interviewing famous serial killers like Ed Kemper (Cameron Britton), Jerry Brudos (Happy Anderson), and others while also helping local law enforcement solve puzzling murders. The music is fantastic, the drama keeps you on the edge of your seat, and the casting of the serial killers is uncanny. Also, the same guy who plays Holden also is the voice of Kristoff from Frozen (2013). You can stream this series on Netflix.

4. The End of the F***ing World (2017)

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The End of the F***ing World is a British dark comedy that follows two teenagers: James (Alex Lawther), who considers himself a psychopath, and Alyssa (Jessica Barden), the angsty new girl in school. Alyssa thinks Alex would be a perfect boyfriend while Alex thinks Alyssa would be his perfect first victim. This show is a quick binge with episodes only 30 minutes long and is bound to suck you into their winding adventure. You can stream this show on Netflix.

5. The Fall (2013)

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The Fall is a British series that puts you into the points of view of both the detective and the killer. Stella Gibson (Gillian Anderson) has been called to solve the murders of several women. Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan) who is the mastermind behind the crimes tries to balance his family life and his sinister hobby. With three seasons, The Fall is the perfect show to immerse yourself in during winter break.

6. The Haunting of Hill House (2018)

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The Haunting of Hill House is the show that everyone seemed to be talking about in October. This show is about a fragmented family who is suddenly drawn together again after a tragic event. This show lives up to the hype. You can stream it on Netflix.

7. Ozark (2017)

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Ozark is a story about how a man and his family get sucked into having to launder $500 million to appease a Mexican drug cartel. This show doesn't wait to jump into the action and intensity, and you'll sometimes find yourself holding your breath throughout the episodes. You can stream Ozark on Netflix.

8. Evil Genius (2018)

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Evil Genius is a thrilling documentary of a heist gone wrong. The four-part series delves into the mystery surrounding the Pennsylvania robbery that ended up in an explosive death of a pizza delivery man. With every episode, the documentary pulls you deeper and deeper in the who-dun-it conspiracy. You can stream this documentary on Netflix.

9. The Keepers (2017)

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The Keepers is another documentary about the slaying of a nun in Baltimore, Maryland in 1969. This seven-part series follows two former students of Sister Cathy Cesnik on a mission to solve the cold case of her murder. The first episode starts slow, but after the second, it will be near impossible to find a stopping point. You can stream this docuseries on Netflix.

10. Bates Motel (2013)

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Bates Motel is a series based on Alfred Hitchcock's infamous movie Psycho (1960). The series shows the evolution of Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) and his odd, Freudian relationship with his mother Norma (Vera Farmiga). This series is full of little mysteries and terrors and is irresistibly binge-worthy. You can stream the five season series on Netflix.

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