“Were Women Really Giving Up On Love And Throttling Up On Power?”

How relevant is Sex and The City? S1, Ep.1: “Sex and the City”

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“Welcome to the age of “uninnocence”. No one has ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’, and no one has ‘Affairs to Remember’… Instead, we have breakfast at 7am, and affairs we try to forget as quickly as possible. Self-protection and closing the deal are paramount. Cupid has flown the co-op.”

— Carrie Bradshaw

How relevant is ‘Sex and The City’?

“It’s like the riddle of the Sphinx. Why are there so many great-unmarried women, and no great-unmarried men?”

— Carrie Bradshaw

So has dating really changed?

“Look, you’re a successful saleswoman in this city. You have two choices: you can bang your head against the wall and try and find a relationship or you can say SCREW ’EM, and just go out and have sex like a man. …Without feeling.”

— Samantha Jones

Do women still need to declare their independence?

“It’s all about age and Biology. I mean if you wanna get married, it’s to have kids, right? And you don’t wanna do it with someone older than 35 ‘cos then you have to have kids right away and that’s about it. I think these women should just forget about marriage and have a good time.”

— Peter Mason — Advertising Executive — Toxic Batchelor

Nor will assumptions like this continue to plague our protagonists

Most men are threatened by successful women. If you want to get these guys, you have to keep your mouth shut and play by the rules.

— Charlotte York

Do we still have relationship rules? And are we still playing by them? Is 2021 about making our new rules, or defying the rules?

“Did all men secretly want their women promiscuous and emotionally detached? And if I was really having sex like a man why didn’t I feel more in control?”

— Carrie Bradshaw

Relationships. Drama. Gossip. Innuendo. Bad Dates. Failures. Learning about life/business/love the hard way// https://ellenjellymcrae.com/

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