According to this study, romantic comedies are bad for your love life. Apparently, rom-coms paint a distorted view of love and relationships. And there are actually people out there who, believe it or not, expect their love life to play out with the same easy Happily Ever After as movies like Serendipity, Notting Hill, and Four Weddings and a Funeral.

Can y’all say it with me now? “Ummm…hell-o? It’s FICTION!”