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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. Carrie's misinterpretation of Mr. Big's inner turmoil as unreachable distance often She is on her way to her last dinner with the girls before departing for Paris. Mr Big and Carrie: The most famous Mr Unavailable and Fallback Girl of all time? And when Carrie got mad at Miranda for making the crass marriage .. You are quite right about Fallback Girls – the love is born out of. The upcoming teen-Carrie books, and a possible second Sex and the Carrie Bradshaw's timeline After 10 years of dating, marries Mr. Big.
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. 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. Carrie enjoys the relationship, but problems arise when she discovers that he already has a daughter in her twenties, and he doesn't want any more children.
To ensure this, he has had a vasectomy. Carrie feels forced to choose between a long-term relationship with Petrovsky and the possibility of having children. She wonders if his love will be enough to compensate for the lack of children.
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She decides to stay in the relationship, despite mounting evidence that he will never be able to fully commit to her emotionally, as he is a very self-involved artist, and even at one point he claims that Carrie is "not his friend", but his lover.
He asks Carrie to leave her job and life in New York and move with him to Paris, where he has a museum show. After some degree of convincing, she accepts, giving up her job, her apartment, and her friends.
But she finds herself to be lonely, disappointed, and confused upon her arrival, waiting for hours to meet with him, while he forgets his dates with her. She doesn't speak French well, and Petrovsky often leaves her alone in order to tend to his own career. His ex-wife warns Carrie that the relationship will be all about him. Meanwhile, Carrie has no friends there, but things start to look up when she meets some fans of her book, and she agrees to meet them at a cafe.
However, a very anxious and panicking Alex begs her to accompany him to his museum show preview, and she agrees. But once there, he deserts her and seems to forget about her, and she realizes he doesn't need her.
She rushes to meet with the fans, but they have left and mangled her book in the wake of her standing them up. In the series finaleafter an argument and Alex impulsively slaps her, Carrie leaves him after facing his emotional shortcomings and his inability to give her an appropriate amount of attention. While in the lobby of the hotel trying to secure a room of her own, she runs into Mr.
Bigwho runs to defend her against Aleksandr. He finally understands that she is "the one" and pursued her to Paris with the encouragement of her friends. Carrie returns with Mr. Big to New York City. Sebastian Kydd[ edit ] Carrie shares her first kiss with Sebastian Kydd, a rich kid from town, at her swim club when she was He later becomes her boyfriend, and they share an on-and-off relationship throughout the first season of The Carrie Diaries.
They broke up due to being incompatible.
During the second season of The Carrie Diaries, the two reignite their love for each other. Sebastian leaves to California with his father, but he and Carrie maintain a long distance relationship. When Sebastian returns to Manhattan, moving into Larissa's old apartment, Carrie realizes his interests have changed. Sebastian remains busy with interests in starting a clothing line and it causes problems in the relationship.
Sebastian wanted to move to California to pursue his dreams, but Carrie wanted to stay in Manhattan to work for Interview Magazine. Carrie decides to say yes to a full-time job offer at Interview but loses her chances at going to NYU. She is later fired because of a dispute between Larissa, and Andy.
Carrie tries to attend NYU, but she is told it is too late. After hearing about Carrie's situation, Sebastian decides to invite her to go live with him in Malibu where he will work on his clothing business. Carrie agrees to move until she later realizes she belongs in Manhattan.
The two say their final goodbyes at Larrisa's wedding. George Silver[ edit ] Carrie's second boyfriend. She starts dating George after meeting him at her internship at a law firm. She ends their relationship after he tries to force her to have sex in the back of a car. Throughout the relationship she still has feelings for Sebastian, using George to incite feelings of jealousy in Sebastian. Carrie attends a role play of Weaver's piece. When she laughs during the funeral scene she is frowned at by her friend Bennet, but Adam Weaver later finds her after the show and is charmed by her understanding of the scene.
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Carrie and Weaver become close as Carrie tries to pry information out of him for Interview. He understands her humor a prerequisite for any relationship to work, naturallyand the two fire witty remarks at one another all day long. Despite their initial problems sadly, Berger is prone to occasional bouts of performance anxiety in the bedroomhe and Carrie really seem as though they could make it work with one another.
For many and by that, I mean, for methe brooding, tortured writer persona is attractive. But, Berger takes it a step too far — as Carrie has the misfortune of discovering a few months into their relationship when he becomes increasingly temperamental and insecure around her. He throws a tantrum when she tries to buy him an expensive shirt that neither of them can really afford.
He becomes petulant and threatened when her book sales soar while his plummet. He ends it after attending an event with her and realizing that her reputation as a writer far exceeds his. Berger is excellent in many ways and so, so cutebut Carrie is too much for him.
The man needs to learn how to handle having his girls on top. Aleksander Petrovsky played by Mikhail Baryshnikov Ugh, ugh, ugh. However, Carrie quickly becomes smitten with his Old World charm or maybe his commanding, authoritative presence around her just causes her daddy issues to bubble to the surface.
Though they break up when Big moves abroad and both start seeing other people, neither of them forgets the other. After marrying a year-old, he realizes that he is both deeply unhappy in his marriage and still attracted to Carrie, whom he romances despite knowing that she is dating Aidan at the time.
Not only does their affair cause his own marriage to dissolve but it also causes Aidan to break up with Carrie until he gets back together with her later in the series, that poor putz.
Throughout the course of the series, Big treats Carrie terribly — so much so that her friends despise him, as these things go.