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This Is The Way Netflix Keeps Unhappy Couples Together


At the risk of reminding the world it existed and accidentally triggering a retro renaissance, it's pretty safe to say the "Netflix and chill" phenomenon that lasted longer than it ever should have last year has finally died a quiet death.

Even though people have stopped using this euphemism to ask other people to have sex with them, there are undoubtedly a few couples out there who wouldn't be dating if they'd never agreed to make it through the first 20 minutes of "The Mummy Returns" before taking their relationship to the next level.

However, Netflix isn't just a tool for bringing people together -- it can also be an invaluable asset for anyone who wants distraction from the the crushing reality of life.

"Millennials of New York" caught up with one couple who figured out how to use Netflix to help save their failing relationship. Who needs to pay for a therapist when you can watch six consecutive episodes of a procedural crime drama and act like your problems don't exist in the first place?

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