‘Sex and the City’: Which Proposal Was Better, Aidan’s or Mr. Big’s?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Aidan Shaw and Carrie Bradshaw sit on Carrie

Over the course of six seasons and a few motion pictures, Carrie
was on the receiving finish of two marriage proposals. Aidan Shaw
requested for Carrie’s hand in marriage throughout season four of Sex and the City,
and Mr. Big supplied to marry Carrie throughout the first Sex and the City
film. While most followers agree that Mr. Big was the correct man for Carrie, his
proposal may not have been the perfect.

Aidan requested Carrie to marry him in the midst of a Manhattan

Aidan is likely one of the most controversial Sex and the City
beaus. Aidan by no means did something blatantly incorrect, however an Instagram consumer has
argued that he was poisonous and easily a foul match for Carrie. Regardless of that reality,
his marriage proposal was fairly candy.

Aidan Shaw and Carrie Bradshaw sit on Carrie's front steps
Aidan Shaw and Carrie Bradshaw | Paramount Pictures/Newsmakers

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Aidan deliberate to pop the query to Carrie with a hoop he
picked out with Miranda
. The precise proposal, nonetheless, featured a unique ring that
Samantha Jones helped Aidan safe. He proposed, surprisingly, within the late-night
hours in the midst of a Manhattan avenue, together with his canine, Pete, by his aspect. The
low key proposal took Carrie abruptly, and that’s precisely what it took to
get her to say sure. Sure, the pair by no means ended up getting married, however the
proposal was nonetheless romantic.

 Mr. Big ultimately redeemed himself, however his preliminary proposal was all business

While Aidan wasn’t the correct companion for Carrie for a slew
of various causes, his proposal was way more romantic than Mr. Big’s proposal.
In the movie model of Sex
and the City
, Big steered that he wouldn’t thoughts being married to
Carrie after she expressed considerations about not having a authorized proper to the
residence they have been buying. That was it. An precise proposal by no means took
place. Even although Big was clearly suggesting marriage to make Carrie really feel
safe, he may have finished it with a bit extra finesse.

Carrie Bradshaw confronts Mr. Big after being left at the altarCarrie Bradshaw confronts Mr. Big after being left at the altar
Sarah Jessica Parker as Carrie Bradshaw and Chris Noth as Mr. Big | Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive through Getty Images

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Sure, he redeemed himself within the
finish, tailoring an impromptu proposal to his future spouse’s tastes, however even that
proposal wasn’t good. Mr. Big, nonetheless, had his causes for being leery of
marriage. After
two giant failures
, it appears forgivable that he didn’t love the concept of
getting married for a 3rd time, even when it was to Carrie.

Which proposal was higher?

Aidan’s proposal was completely
extra romantic, no matter the truth that Carrie
puzzled if she was a “real estate bride.” Sure, the timing was a bit unusual,
with taking the canine on a stroll, however his speech and the switched ring actually
made it appear to be he put a whole lot of thought into how he would get the job finished.

Chris Noth and Sarah Jessica Parker on Location for Sex and The City: The MovieChris Noth and Sarah Jessica Parker on Location for Sex and The City: The Movie
Carrie Bradshaw and Mr. Big in ‘Sex and the City’ | Bobby Bank/WireImage

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Fans, nonetheless, do argue that Mr. Big, no matter his less-than-romantic
first proposal, did redeem himself in the long run. Slipping a shoe on Carrie’s foot
completely confirmed that he knew the lady he was marrying extraordinarily effectively. Carrie
ended up with Mr. Big in the long run, which simply proves, possibly the proposal isn’t
all that necessary, anyway.

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