Everyone knows Lily Aldrin as the glue that holds the gang
together. Often, she is the voice of reason, the advice giver who tries to keep
all her friends in place. Everything she does is out of love for the people she
cares for her. You couldn’t imagine the How I Met Your Mother gang without
But at the same time… she’s also the worst, isn’t she? At least some of the time.
from being needlessly aggressive, Lily is often very selfish, manipulative
and usually only thinks for herself. Being a kindergarten teacher, she’d often
apply her Kindergarten rules on to the adults around her and it came across as very
A lot of the time, she would insult her friends and seemingly get
away it. Even worse, she was a terrible partner to Marshall often berating him
for his life decisions whilst being massively hypocritical herself.
In fairness, Lily did a lot of good deeds for her friends
which ultimately changed the course of their lives for the better. And all of
the characters had their flaws, not just her. But that still doesn’t excuse some
of the things she did over the years.