When you hear the phrase, “We were on a break,” you may immediately think of Ross and Rachel on “Friends” whose relationship seemed to unravel after they decided to take a break from one another.
But part of the reason for their break’s lack of success had to do with the fact that each one had a different idea of what taking a break actually meant.
Unlike belly button piercings and chunky highlights, though, this break mentality wasn't something that we grew out of.
Even into my twenties it's something I find my female friends doing over and again.
Most women devote quite a bit of time and energy to the dating process.