Monica: Okay. It's-it's about Alan. There's something that you should know.
I mean, there's really no easy way to say this.. uh.. I've decided to break
up with Alan.
Ross: Is there somebody else?
Monica: No, nononono.. it's just.. things change. People change.
Rachel: We didn't change..
Joey: So that's it? It's over? Just like that?
Phoebe: You know.. you let your guard down, you start to really care about
someone, and I just- I- [chews her hair]
Monica: Look, I- I could go on pretending-
Monica: -but that wouldn't be fair to me, it wouldn't be fair to Alan- It
wouldn't be fair to you!
Ross: Who-who wants fair? Y'know, I just want things back. Y'know, the way
Monica: I'm sorry..
Chandler: [Sarcastic] Oh, she's sorry! I feel better!
Rachel: [Tearful] I just can't believe this! I mean, with the holidays
coming up- I wanted him to meet my family-
Monica: I'll meet somone else. There'll be other Alans.
ALL: Oh, yeah! Right!
Monica: Are you guys gonna be okay?
Ross: Hey hey, we'll be fine. We're just gonna need a little time.
Monica: [dubious] I understand.
Excerpt from the TV Show "Friends"