10 things Sex And The City Tought Us About Life

Whether you are a Sex And The City fan or not, we all learned a few things about men, dating and life in general from the iconic series.

Here are 10 things Sex And The City tought us about life.

But the thing is this, after a while, you just want to be with the one who makes you laugh.:

  1. You aren’t always meant to end up with your crush! If there is one thing Carrie Bradshaw has taught us about dating, then it must be that “Bigger isn’t always better”. The one true love Carrie could never keep her hands from was her Mr. Big. This relationship was very toxic for  them and whenever they got back together they always ended it. From living her with a note on the bed to living here at the altar. Are you in a toxic relationship? It might be time to end it!

2. Boys come and go, friends will always be there! Miranda, Carrie, Samantha and Charlotte always meet up at a restaurant or cocktail bar whenever they need to talk about their lives, men or sex. If you are having a bad day arrange a night out with your friends or complimentary drinks. If there is one thing the new yorkers have taught us is that a glass with alcohol always helps!

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3. You can be happily single! Not everyone finds their soulmate in life, you can still be single and enjoy life, you don’t need a man to feel successful!

 Every girl should have a gay best friend:

4. Every girl should have a gay best friend! Carrie Bradshaw does not only have her 3 best friends, she also has her gay best friend which is always helping her with everything from male function crisis to picking the right outfit for a night out. We all know that not every heterosexual guy, have exceptional taste when it comes to fashion. So if you know someone that is gay and have great taste, take him with you on shopping!

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5. It’s okay to be alone a Friday evening! You don’t always need to dress up and buy drinks every Friday. Put on a good movie, order Chinese takeaway and enjoy your own company. Even the most successful person takes a break now and then, you deserve it!

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6. Out with the old, in with the new! Even wardrobes can get too much love sometimes. Carrie showed us how you can throw away half of your closet and still feel like you have enough. Spend some time organizing your wardrobe, even bring your friends over to help you! Toss or take? 

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7. You can wear a tutu and still look fabulous! One of Carrie’s most famous styles is the tutu that she was wearing in sex and the city. The signature look of Carrie Bradshaw is actually a bin bargain. She actually paid $5 for the tutu! Who knew?

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 8. Every squad should have a redhead! Miranda which is the red head in sex and the city, does always have something sensible and smart to say. Whenever you feel down or have done something stupid in life, Miranda will be there with her advice and Chinese takeaway! Did you even know that Miranda is actually blonde in real life?  

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9. It’s okay to put yourself first! Sometimes in life, you need to think about yourself and your needs. You can’t please everyone and if there is something that feels right, do it! Don’t feel like hanging with the girls or your date a Saturday evening? Your health and body comes first! Let them know, I am sure they will forgive you!

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10. Getaways make life better! Arrange a getaway with your friends for the weekend. Tanning and relaxing in the sun does you good and makes you feel refreshed and ready for another week! Who wants to go to Spain?


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  • I love this! Years ago I thought the show was called Sex In The City , I wonder if they changed it to and?

    • hehe yes me too! I think they changed it, I must say it sounds better that way 🙂

  • Jodie Whitham

    What a great list! It’s amazing how many lessons you did learn. I think there is much more to it. There are lots of lessons in feminism too, such as it’s ok to love sex as much as men!

    • Yes you can really learn a few things from movies and tv-series! That is very true 🙂

  • Beautyqueenuk

    I’m not a fan of SATC and have never managed to watch an entire episode. This is a great list though x

  • Marissa Abao

    I need to find a gay best friend now. Haha! Friends are the best. SJP is so thin but I still watched SATC. I was so fond of her shoes.

  • It’s so true that you can be happy and single. I am 🙂

  • Aw I feel the need to binge watch SATC all over again! I had no idea the actress who plays Miranda was actually blonde in real life.

  • Jo Wiggins

    Friends definitely will always be there, through thick and thin. I love Sex and the City x

  • Nayna Kanabar

    I totally agree having lots of best friends is the best thing ever.

  • Laura

    I love the friendship angle of sex and the city. Female solidarity is so important xxx

  • I like being alone on Friday evenings too! its movie night and I treat myself to snacks

  • Putting yourself first occasionally can be really important and having some ‘me’ time especially for a mum xx

  • I haven’t seen Sex in the City for ages! May have to dig out the boxset this weekend and remind myself just how fabulous the series was x

  • I dipped in and out of Sex and the City but whenever I did it was always a lot of fun. Totally agree about the tutus and being OK to put yourself first 😉

  • Paula

    I had so much fun reading this post! I love Sex and the City, I still watch it time to time 🙂

  • Melanie Edjourian

    I used to love watching this it was brilliant, I think it’s true it is ok to put ourselves first sometimes.

  • It’s definitely ok to be alone on a Friday night! It can be quite refreshing 🙂

  • Le Coin de Mel

    Although I never really watched Sex and the City, I can relate to every single one of your points there. True, a toxic relationship is better ended than making you unhappy, and friends will always be there, no matter what!

  • I couldnt agree more about the Getaways! A quick trip to Europe always makes me feel refreshed and eager to get back to work

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