‘Sex and the City’: 3 Times Mr. Big Was the Absolute Worst Boyfriend Ever

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Most Sex and the City followers have been comfortable to see Carrie Bradshaw find yourself with Mr. Big. Their relationship, which skilled a number of ups and downs throughout the sequence, gave the impression to be neatly tied up on the very finish of the present’s finale. While Mr. Big and Carrie have been relationship targets for some followers, it’s arduous to disregard a few of Mr. Big’s worst qualities. In reality, there have been numerous moments that the charming financier was a fully terrible boyfriend.

Mr. Big didn’t respect Carrie’s different romantic relationships  

Even after marrying one other lady, Mr. Big couldn’t let Carrie go. When it was clear his marriage wasn’t figuring out, he went in search of Carrie, and he definitely discovered her. Carrie was already entrenched in a relationship with Aidan Shaw on the time, however Mr. Big clearly didn’t care. Instead of realizing the ache he was going to trigger throughout, he continued to pursue his former girlfriend. Yes, it took each Mr. Big and Carrie to interact within the affair, however he ought to have simply let sleeping canines lie.

Carrie Bradshaw and Mr. Big appear in 'Sex and the City'
Carrie Bradshaw and Mr. Big seem in ‘Sex and the City’ | L Rothenberg/FilmMagic

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If Mr. Big had simply disrespected Carrie’s relationship as soon as, followers may most likely let it go, however he confirmed up time and time once more to destroy romances that gave the impression to be working effective with out his interference. He popped up at Aidan’s nation residence, realizing full properly it will trigger issues between his ex-girlfriend and her new man. He additionally interfered when Carrie was courting Aleksandr Piotrowski. While the well-known artist was additionally a horrible boyfriend, Big’s interference proved that he didn’t respect Carrie or her selections in any respect.

Mr. Big didn’t take Carrie’s feeling in to account just about ever

They say that no two relationships are the identical. That’s true, however each relationship requires communication and compromise to work. Mr. Big had little or no compassion and spent little or no time occupied with how Carrie would really feel in any given scenario. Screen Rant argues that Mr. Big had completely no emotional intelligence, however that wasn’t his solely downside. Simply put, Mr. Big by no means bothered to contemplate Carrie as a person particular person, in any respect.

Carrie Bradshaw confronts Mr. Big in 'Sex and the City: The Movie'Carrie Bradshaw confronts Mr. Big in 'Sex and the City: The Movie'
Carrie Bradshaw confronts Mr. Big | Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive by way of Getty Images

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When Mr. Big determined he wanted to maneuver to Paris for work, he talked about it to Carrie as an afterthought. When he determined to depart New York, he had no plans to inform his friend and former girlfriend. The identical theme carried via into the latter a part of their relationship, too. While Carrie deliberate their marriage ceremony, Mr. Big was extra involved with how a big marriage ceremony would make him look, contemplating that he had been married twice earlier than, than what Carrie might have wished for the massive second. After all, it was Carrie’s first time down the aisle. Even in her worst moments, Carrie nonetheless thought of Mr. Big.

Mr. Big solely appeared to need Carrie when he couldn’t have her

After their preliminary relationship, Mr. Big confirmed as much as smash issues for Carrie from time to time. It would appear that, typically, Mr. Big solely wished Carrie if he needed to chase her. Think about it. He pursued her when she was with Aidan. Once that relationship ended, he couldn’t be bothered along with her. In season 4, he tried to dam her flirtation with one other man and solely appeared to need to keep a friendship when he knew it will mess issues up for Carrie. He confirmed up on her doorstep when she was courting Aleksandr Piotrowski, too.

Carrie Bradshaw and Mr. Big appear in season 2 of 'Sex and the City'Carrie Bradshaw and Mr. Big appear in season 2 of 'Sex and the City'
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Considering his monitor file, one has to marvel if Mr. Big cherished Carrie or if he cherished the thought of getting to chase her. Once he “got” her, he was distant and withheld all feelings from her. The thrill of the chase might need been thrilling for Mr. Big and for followers, however it will need to have been excruciating for Carrie, who, fairly frankly, was obsessive about Mr. Big.

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