And if not, how do you retain a sense of value when you have nothing concrete to show for it?Because at the end of yet another failed relationship, when all you have a re war wounds and self-doubt, you have to wonder, what’s it all worth? Were relationships just a big chess match, strategy, moves counter-moves, all designed to keep your opponent off-balance until you win? Or was it true – do you have to play games to make a relationship work? I couldn’t help but wonder, inside every confident, driven, single woman was there a delicate fragile princess just waiting to be saved? And just when I thought I was safe, I ran into the man I’d been happy with for 5 minutes. The next woman they pick up, boom, that’s the one they’ll marry. Carrie voice-over: That night I couldn’t stop thinking about time. Were they just primers for the games we play as adults? Or would she have eventually woken up, spit out the apple, gotten a job, a health care package, and a baby from her local neighbourhood sperm bank? Carrie voice-over: As I walked away I realized, I haven’t seen Charlotte that happy in years and with a man she had known for 5 minutes. They wake up one day, they decide they are ready to settle down, have babies, whatever, and they turn their light on. : Most men don’t stay lit long before they take the plunge, verses most women who’ve been lit pretty much since birth. Season 2, Episode 13, : We spend our childhoods playing games. Season 3, Episode 1, : Later that day I got to think about fairy tales. Would Snow White have slept in the glass coffin forever? Lots of flaws that make me not want to stick my neck out. Maybe I should just be honest and tell him what I’m really feeling, which is what if somebody better comes along.
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Season 5, Episode 1, Carrie voice-over: As women’s roles evolve, we assume that men’s do as well.
And somewhere out there was a guy who wanted to pull it apart.