What Jim and Pam from 'The Office' Taught Me About Love - HelloGiggles
Watching Jim and Pam's relationship unfold on the small screen you once deemed lame and unexciting becomes the stuff of dreams. It's OK to admit that The Office's Jim Halpert and Pam Beesly give unrealistic relationship goals that, even years after the show's finale, you still. RELATED: 12 Dwight Quotes From 'The Office' We Wish We Could Get see 12 reasons why Jim and Pam are the ultimate relationship goals.
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On any given night, you can catch me watching either it, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, or Friends to fall asleep. What can I say? I live in the past. I jumped on the train way late and actually caught the show on Netflix after weirdly and for honestly no good reason refusing to watch it during its original run. Everyone and their mother is obsessed with Jim and Pam. They are goals and hope that your long-suffering crush on a friend might turn into a fruitful marriage one day. Jim pines for Pam.
Pam clearly has some sort of affection for Jim.Top 10 Cutest Jim & Pam Moments on The Office
Season 2 is peak Jim and Pam. They are at their best when innocently flirting. At the season 2 finale, Jim confesses his feelings and kisses Pam. We come back in season 3 to see Pam reject Jim. Which is the realistic move. Pam is not going to be spontaneous.
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Real life Pam probably marries Roy. She sticks with what she knows. The shoe is on the other foot as Pam then pines for Jim. Also, can we take a second to acknowledge Karen was so, so hot?
Did we appreciate Rashida Jones enough? They showed the world that the best kind of relationships have a strong element of silliness. But anyone who hung on for all nine seasons of the show hats off to you also knows that there was more to it than that. Love needs to be able to take love seriously, and in order to do that, you need to be able to dig deep and talk about real life, adult things and connect on a real life, emotional level. Love makes the ordinary feel extraordinary.
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Jim and Pam taught me that love has this great way of making things you previously pitied your parents for doing seem like winning the lottery. When you meet your Jim or Pamsuddenly everything you once deemed lame and unexciting becomes the stuff of dreams.
Sit around and do nothing on a Friday night with you? Buy a house in the suburbs of Pennsylvania? Have lots of babies with you? The Office taught me that love is most beautiful in ordinary, everyday life.
Love just sort of gets it. They could pull off pranks and jokes with nonverbal communication, air-fiving all along the way. In short, they just got it. And if it fits and you both just get it, magical things happen. Love is effortless, but it still takes effort. It just means you work for it, and you fight for it.
What Jim and Pam from 'The Office' Taught Me About Love
Which brings me to my final nugget of Office wisdom: Love does not give up on the goodness. If in reading this little essay you were reminded of past significant others and now possibly want to hurt me for summoning unwanted nostalgia, let me just say that you are not alone.
I, too, want to hurt me. But when I find myself pining over the seemingly good aspects of my past relationships, the Jim-and-Pam-esque qualities, if you will, I remember the most important thing that The Office taught me: In other words, while you may have dated someone funny, or someone deep, or someone who seemed to get you—the bottom line is, one of you let go.
So all in all, do I regret watching romantic comedies that may or may not have disillusioned me with unrealistic expectations of love?
Do I regret watching too much Jim and Pam? Not even the most stable of quarter life minds can handle that kind of intensity. Katie Brennan is a native New Yorker who writes sometimes.
In other words, Katie grew up on Long Island and her Monday through Friday job has little or nothing to do with writing. She shaved her whole head once.