As you may know, Paul Rudd has a new movie coming out Friday, March 22, which means it’s time to dust off those party shoes and scrape together $12 worth of couch-scrilla for that once-a-year trip to the theaters. To honor the occasion, we’ve collected a few of the verbal nuggets this loose-lipped stud muffin has bestowed on us throughout the years. Here, because why not?, are quotes from Paul Rudd’s characters arranged to chronicle the life cycle of a relationship. Totes Magotes.
Stage 1: The part when you secure a date.
Stage 2: The part when you woo and court.
Stage 3: The part when you feel like an obsessive sap.
Stage 4: The part when you don’t know how to act anymore because dating is confusing as all hell and you haven’t really defined your relationship. What do words even mean?
Stage 5: The part when you break up for a while.
Stage 6: The part when you decide to give it another go.
Stage 7: The part when you’re married.
Stage 8: The part when your marriage gets rocky, prompting an existential crisis.
Stage 9: The part when you let go.