I agree w- what the other person wrote, as far as you definitely deserve better, but you know what? If it is meant to be that you two will remain friends it will be! And that is my final answer.
Don't bake it. Crock pot it, it is so tender you`ll love it! Sorry I never made it in the oven.
Well<i do not know how long your hair is... But if you do the head flip trick, and you snip your ends you will end up w- a graduated hair cut/ layers.