What Sex and the City Taught Me About Love

Many consider Paris to be the city of love. However, Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City, would think differently. According to Carrie, “Women come to New York City for the 2 L’s, Labels and Love.”

    For Carrie, finding love was difficult. Thankfully, she was not alone on her journey. She had help from her 3 best friends, Charlotte, Miranda, and Samantha by helping her distinguish right and wrong.

After watching their many quests to find love, here is what these 4 women taught me:

1. "When that big love comes along it’s not always easy"- Carrie Bradshaw

“Finding the right partner is like finding the right apartment in New York City. It can take years.”- Carrie Bradshaw

    Finding the right guy is like a trial and error situation. Not every person you meet is going to be a winner. You have to be willing to put yourself out there and take a risk with love.

2. There can be a happy ending over 40

    You are never too old to find love for the simple fact that love never goes out of style. Carrie found her happily ever after at the age of 41 and Samantha is still dating at the age of 50. I strongly believe that there is someone out there for everyone and it is your job to find him/her no matter how long it takes.

3. “While movies may be wonderful in black and white, when it comes to relationships, there are a whole range of colors to explore.”- Carrie Bradshaw

    In relationships, it’s best if you and your partner write your own rules. These rules would be unique to your own relationship rather than letting society decide how to run your relationship. By writing your own rules, you minimize the amount of fights and you learn to find what makes your partner happy.

    Everyone deserves a happy ending, the problem is finding the person to be happy with. Find someone equally as strange, crazy, and unique as you. Don’t ever settle for someone who constantly puts you down or wants to change the person that you are. I can assure you there is someone who will love you for you and wants to grow with you  as a person.

        

 

 

About The Author

Hi, my name is Gabriela, or Gabby for short. I am currently a sophomore at Adelphi University. I am also a psychology major and plan on pursuing a career in clinical psychology. I am 20 years old and live in Staten Island. I have been working as a Starbucks Barista for approximatley 2 years. I also enjoy doing yoga and watching movies.