1.Loss of some of closest friends.
2.An actual (hopefully) long lasting relationship (better than, now ex-best friend's relationship with fiance).
3. The satisfaction of it actually being worth it and willingness to do it again if you had a time machine.
"Cause he totally pulled a Steve with Jane."
"Don't be pullin a Steve on me while I'm gone, dude."
"I would so pull a Steve on Bob just to be with Jane."