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This hurts Carrie, as she wonders why he could take steps with Natasha that he refused to take with Carrie. Big had simply skipped many of the important emotional steps before marriage, many of which he had definitely, if slowly, taken with Carrie, ironically creating the problems of distance and unavailability between Big and Natasha, which Carrie had so feared in their own relationship.
Big grows as an emotional being, changing and evolving as the series progresses, moving past innate pain to suit Carrie's needs better, ostensibly becoming a "better man." Big seems to have no real friends, at least in New York.Carrie loses her temper and tells Big that she is tired of having him interrupt her life and ruin her happiness for the past six years.Then she rushes off to meet her friends for dinner, leaving Big alone and confused on the street.Natasha trips and breaks her tooth while chasing after Carrie, who ends up taking Natasha to the emergency room. Carrie later finds out that Big and Natasha have divorced. He relocates to Napa Valley, and they are able to discuss their other ongoing relationships with each other.But their sexual chemistry always remains just below the surface, and their friendship never remains strictly platonic.The series finale, "An American Girl in Paris", ties together the loose ends of Carrie and Big's relationship and concludes their long, unconventional courtship.
Absent for most of season six, Big suddenly reappears in Carrie's life near the end of the season, once again at the wrong time.
Carrie repeatedly returns to the relationship even though he is clearly emotionally unavailable to her and unable to meet her needs. Big was emotionally crippled by a series of failed relationships, the subject is often glossed over as him simply being selfish. Big's tendency to take major emotional steps in the relationship more slowly than Carrie is often portrayed as emotional unavailability rather than the caution born of a repeatedly broken heart. Big's inner turmoil as unreachable distance often creates larger issues because of her misplaced feelings of unworthiness, and due to her propensity for not communicating truthfully until too late, results in a lot of painful misunderstandings.
Carrie accepts no responsibility for her impatience and lack of empathy, often issuing ultimatums (i.e.
At this point, Carrie has grown tired and frustrated with Big's inconsistency and rebuffs him, but also realizes her behavior towards him has often pushed him away. The season finale depicts his attempt to reunite with her.
The series finale takes place over two episodes in which Carrie moves to Paris with her current boyfriend, Russian artist Aleksandr Petrovsky (played by Mikhail Baryshnikov).
He is rarely shown with other males, and when he is, they are usually credited as colleagues or acquaintances.