But there is also relief: in taking a Thursday night after a rollercoaster week to lie on my couch and read a novel.
To attend an organizing meeting early on a weekend morning without feeling pulled to stay snuggled in bed.
And being with Susie, I must add, is no chore: among her many miraculous traits is the capacity, even with her body under multi-pronged attack, to maintain a dry humor; upon the departure from her room of a rather aggressively handsome cardiologist: “They know,” she deadpanned, “to send me the good-looking ones.”“I think our deepest human desire is to give ourselves to each other as a source of physical, emotional and spiritual growth…After Carrie and Big keep bumping into each other at social events, they finally make plans to see each other. While Carrie waits for Big to decide what they're doing, she starts hanging out with twenty-something Sam. Who knows, because he's always bailing early or bringing along a friend.Men should be upset that women think so little of men's behaviour that one nice gesture gets rewarded.Women should hold everyone to the same standard of "decent human being"; potentially dateable men don't get a lower bar to start from.She's straight forward about why she's dating twenty-something Skipper ("It's a fuck thing.") and she has good advice to help Charlotte with her up-the-butt decision ("If you do this, is he going to respect you more, or respect you less? Seeing a women in her thirties think about her life in the same way makes me wonder if we ever make it through to the other side.