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That's the reason some shows decide to use whopping age-gaps to create When Carrie Bradshaw wasn't trying to find happily-ever-after with Mr. Big or Aiden, she was experiencing a new sort of relationship and being. Carrie Bradshaw and Mr. Big's tumultuous relationship was a main focal point of “ Sex and the City.” They loved each other, sure, but it was. John James "Mr. Big" Preston is a recurring character in the HBO series Sex and the City, Carrie agrees and thus begins their on-again-off-again relationship. Big Carrie's misinterpretation of Mr. Big's inner turmoil as unreachable distance .
The man was direct, straight forward and very clear about not naming her as 'the one'.
- Sarah Jessica Parker Reveals Her True Thoughts On Carrie And Big's Marriage
She called him self-centered and mean, over and over again and chose to see only what she wanted to. She was cheating on Aidan the whole time with him too! She was in a happy relationship with Aidan and yet, she chose to cheat. So why did she repeatedly blame Mr. Big for all the trouble?
Big the only bad guy here? But he never lied about his feelings. If he wasn't into her as much as she was, he told her. I mean what else is a guy supposed to say if he's not into the girl? Carrie painted him as the devil who only walked in when she was doing well in her life and "shit all over it" but in fact, he only came in, when she let him.
She has just returned from an auction of jewelry from the collection of a woman who was the long-time girlfriend of a wealthy man who was abruptly dumped and thrown out of the apartment she'd shared with him for many years. The cautionary tale worries Carrie, so Big proposes in order for Carrie to have legal rights to the fabulous penthouse they are purchasing together.30 Year Age Gap But Our Lovelife Is HOT! - EXTREME LOVE
However, their plans for a simple wedding balloon out of control after Vogue decides to feature her in a wedding gown in the magazine. The twice-divorced Big feels it has degenerated into a "circus", with hundreds of guests, unwanted publicity, and a tremendous designer wedding gown taking over the original plan for a small, private ceremony.
An ill-thought comment from the just-separated and upset Miranda rattles him further. Just before the ceremony Big gives in to cold feet and bails, but rethinks the decision minutes later and rushes back.
He intercepts Carrie as she is leaving the ceremony. A broken-hearted and humiliated Carrie attacks him with her bouquet, shrieking "I knew you would do this! When Carrie hires an assistant, Louise, she instructs her to "put Big in a place where she never has to hear from him again. Charlotte later gives birth to a baby—her water breaking while she is yelling at Big for breaking Carrie's heart.
Big takes her to the hospital and stays until the baby is born, hoping to run into Carrie. When Carrie arrives at the hospital, they tell her the tale. Harry reveals that Big begged her to call him, and that he's written her many letters. Puzzled, Carrie goes home and scours her mail, realizing that his e-mails are in Louise's secret folder. She guesses the password and finds that Big has re-written numerous love letters by poets, and one from himself promising to love her forever.
Carrie's assistant reminds her that she left a pair of never-worn Manolo Blahnik shoes in the penthouse that she and Big owned, and that the locks will be changed for the new owners that day. Carrie rushes over to the penthouse to find Big there, holding her shoes. She runs into his arms as she can no longer deny her still very strong love for him.
Sex and the City 2[ edit ] Carrie always wants to go out, while Mr. Big would prefer to stay home and watch television some evenings. After Carrie returns to her old apartment to work on an assignment and their reunion is particularly sweet, Big proposes to be separated for two days in the week, with one of them staying in Carrie's old apartment, which she has always kept. Carrie agrees, despite misgivings and questioning by Charlotte.
In Abu Dhabi, Carrie runs into her former love Aidan. Carrie and Aidan dated twice. They broke up the first time because Carrie and Big had an affair. They broke up a second time because Aidan still couldn't trust her after all that time due to her affair with Big, and after Aidan proposes, marriage doesn't sit well with Carrie, so the two break off their engagement.
Aidan is now married with three boys and is in Abu Dhabi on business. The two agree to meet for dinner, despite warnings from Charlotte, who feels that Carrie is "playing with fire". Aidan and Carrie kiss before Carrie breaks away and runs to her hotel. Distraught about what to do, she eventually calls Big to confess to the kiss. He becomes distant and won't return her phone calls. When Carrie returns to New York, the apartment is empty and she sits all day waiting for Big to come home.
He finally returns that evening with her "punishment": Carrie must wear a black diamond ring to remind herself that she is married. The two reconcile and kiss. The film concludes with a montage of scenes from the girls' lives - Big and Carrie have successfully combined their desires and interests, and the two are content as their married life has grown past the "Terrible Twos". Carrie immediately regrets it and asks her friends for advice on whether to tell Big. Samantha and Miranda both advise Carrie not to tell Big because it was a minor incident, but Carrie feels too guilty to let it slide and tells Big immediately.
Big is hurt, and Carrie worries that Big will go from wanting two days off, to seven days off.
Upon Carrie's arrival back in New York, she is upset that Big doesn't pick her up at the airport as originally planned, isn't home and hasn't called. That night, he gets home and Carrie and Big talk about their marriage.
Big tells Carrie to stop worrying that they will become a tired, boring old married couple, and they take new wedding vows for each other. Big forgives Carrie and gives her a black diamond ring to make up for his unromantic marriage proposal - without a ring - 3 years earlier to really show the world she's off the market. As their marriage grows out of the "terrible twos" Big and Carrie seem very happy and relaxed with each other. Now that they are both making an effort, and due to the ring Big gave her, they have their "sparkle" back.
Aidan is the opposite of Mr. Big, as he is a laid-back, low-key nature lover who is patient, straightforward, and somewhat traditional in his relationship with Carrie. Carrie met him through her friend Stanford Blatch when the two of them visited Aidan's furniture store.
They share an uncomplicated, loving relationship, which initially confuses Carrie, as she had become used to the stresses of dating Mr.
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She begins to feel trapped and cannot shake off Mr. Big's presence in her life. Carrie and Aidan first break up when Carrie confesses, on Charlotte and Trey's wedding day, that she had an affair with Mr.
Later in the series, Carrie and Aidan get back together, move in together, and become engaged. However, the engagement is broken when Carrie discovers she is not ready to marry him, and he is not willing to wait for her. Further hurt is caused when Carrie realizes Aidan only wants to marry her because he still doesn't trust her. Aidan hoped that by marrying Carrie, it would show the world she was his. During the sixth-season premiere, Carrie runs into Aidan on the street. She discovers that he has married a fellow furniture designer, Cathy, and has a son named Tate played by Sarah Jessica Parker's son.
The two agree to meet for coffee; Carrie states in voiceover that "there are some dates you cannot wait to keep, and there are some you both know you will never keep.
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While shopping at a local market with Miranda in Abu Dhabi, Carrie and Aidan encounter each other, they make a plan to catch up over dinner, where Aidan reveals he and Cathy are still married and have two more sons, Wyatt and Homer and in a moment of passion, share a brief kiss.
Carrie becomes emotionally distraught over this and confesses the kiss to Big.
After taking his time coming to terms with this revelation and understanding Carrie's mistake was because of her domestic crisis of faith, he forgives her.
Jack Berger[ edit ] Following the end of her relationship with Aidan, Carrie begins to date Jack Berger Ron Livingstona novelist with a mixed degree of success. She meets him while discussing her upcoming book at her publisher 's Amy Sedaris office.
That day, Carrie and Berger go for a walk, during which Carrie gets a strawberry milkshake from McDonald's. Berger states to her, "How can anyone order strawberry after the age of eleven? However, when she asks him to be her "Plus One" at her party, he states he has a girlfriend. After an initially rocky start in which Berger must break ties with his ex-girlfriend, Laurenthey form a rather playful relationship; one that initially seems to make Carrie very happy.
Berger is particularly notable for uttering the line, "He's just not that into you," as a response to Miranda's wondering why a recent date has not called her. The line inspired a book and later a film by Sex and the City writers.
As Carrie's success begins to mount, and particularly after Berger's second novel is not picked up for publication, the relationship deteriorates. Berger feels insecure about Carrie's newfound success as a writer after her book goes international and she begins receiving high-sum royalties. This is made worse by Carrie's thoughtless reaction to his first novel; her initial reaction — that she loves the book — is overshadowed by her simultaneous criticism of a minor detail about a lead character's hair accessory i.
Carrie and Berger fight frequently, culminating in a "break" in their relationship. Berger returns, professing his love for Carrie, and stating that he wishes to try again. However, he ends up leaving later, in the middle of the night, breaking up with Carrie via a Post-it note which reads, "I'm sorry, I can't. Aleksandr Petrovsky[ edit ] Next, Carrie meets and begins a relationship with Aleksandr Petrovsky rus. He is a rich, successful, and older Russian artist.