While the series stands out as a tribute to female friendship, the love stories scattered across six seasons often offered a great deal of insight into Carrie, Miranda, Samantha, and Charlotte as well. The Sarah Jessica Parker Interview: While they did break up once before settling down together, the reasons for their breakup were totally justified, and the experience of losing Harry made Charlotte truly appreciate what they had, leading to a redemptive ending for the pair that was deeply affecting.
Damn you, Badly Drawn Boy! Big Chris Noth On the one hand, Mr. Big really put Carrie through the wringer over the course of these six seasons, an off-and-on romance that verged on the unhealthy side of the spectrum more often than not.
But he seemed to genuinely care about her right from the beginning, and more importantly liked her for who she was, at her core. The way he was quietly dumped was more than enough proof that he lacked the staying power of some of the other fellows on this list.
Richard was a perfect example of that, as the male equivalent of Samantha who ended up betraying her just as she opened herself up to being deeply hurt. Samantha gave him her heart — literally and figuratively, as some painfully on-the-nose voice-over reminded us — and he broke it. No wonder it took her a long time afterward to ever be in another serious relationship.
Jack Berger Ron Livingston Berger seemed like a perfect match for Carrie on the surface — attractive, funny, and a fellow writer. But that led to him being the cruelest sort of tease, thanks to his deeply rooted insecurities that took their relationship down a dark path; honestly, while he did break up with her on a Post-It, his real crime was seeming like a real possibility, a dream boyfriend who was eventually revealed to be a nightmare.
While Carrie was certainly no saint during their relationship, the ways in which he manipulated her left a sour taste in our mouths. Aidan eventually became a husband and father, which, you know, good for him. But maybe even better for Carrie that she was spared that ultimate commitment with him. Robert might have initially seemed like the perfect man, but the reality was that he ended up being a giant baby. Aleksandr Petrovsky Mikhail Baryshnikov He.
Petrovsky, as played by Mikhail Baryshnikov, was an interesting late addition to the series, and he never sugar-coated what he was looking for in a relationship. This Article is related to: