13 Things The Hills Taught 00s Kids About Life

16 July 2015, 14:20 | Updated: 8 May 2017, 17:09

Lauren Conrad
Nicky Idika

By Nicky Idika

"I wanna forgive you, and I wanna forget you"

Many of us grew up watching MTV's premiere first world problems anthology, The Hills. That obsession inevitably transferred to The City (but that's a story for another day).

If you're anything like me, Lauren Conrad's LA ~journey~ filled you in on a lot of life lessons that would have otherwise been learned the hard way. 

Here are all the times The Hills taught us everything we needed to know about life. 


1) Waterproof mascara is a privilege. Not a right. 


2) Your friends will always be the ones to make you feel better about a complicated situation.


3) Sometimes a simple look can say more than words ever could. 


4) If homeboy wears combat boots to the beach, he's probably psychotic.


5) You don't need to move your face to express anger.


6) Love is stupid.

7) Never trust a guy with curly shoulder length hair and a motorcycle.


8) You don't actually have to get along with your best friend's boyfriend.


9) When your friend says, she's "done" with a guy, you can probably expect the opposite.


10) Don't think about Him (whoever "Him" is). Just don't think about men, honestly.


11) Sometimes you just need to forgive and forget. 

12) You can apparently have a full blown conversation in any nightclub setting. 


13) When in doubt…

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