How to cope with 'How I Met Your Mother' finale

  • 'How I Met Your Mother' series finale airs Monday night
  • Fans share memories, quotes, mild trauma
How to cope with 'How I Met Your Mother' finale

After nine seasons of "How I Met Your Mother," it's inevitable that quite a few fans could have become attached to the characters. The word is that even Neil Patrick Harris cried during the finale. In fact, this meme perfectly describes the feeling.

The sadness is so universal for the show's fans that they've created a hashtag for it called #himymfarewell. Everyone is dealing with their feelings differently. Some are expressing their eternal gratitude for the friends they made thanks to the show.

Some are coping by making their own graphics to bid the show goodbye.

Others are focusing in on answers to the threads that have been left untied ... until tonight!

It's a perfect time to share the show's best quotes, and plenty of fans are doing that to quell their feelings of dread.

There's also the "follow Neil Patrick Harris' example" approach, which is understandable considering the entire Internet loves this guy.

And a few are simply inconsolable, if not a little dramatic.

Someone get this guy a tissue.

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