And Just Like That: What It Taught Me About Life-long Friendships

Are we too quick to end meaningful friendships?

Ibukun
The Pink

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I am a massive fan of Sex And The City, so it was no surprise that I made it a point to watch the new reboot, And Just Like That.

I have seen so many articles bashing the new series, but I won't be doing that in this article. Instead, I will be discussing what And Just Like That has taught me about life-long friendships.

Experiencing loss changes friendships

Samantha, the main character, has moved away to London and fallen out with Carrie in And Just Like that. She no longer speaks to the group. Then sadly, Big, Carries husband dies in the first episode. And then, as if that is not enough after Big's funeral, Carrie's best friend Stanley moves away.

There are so many losses in And Just Like That, and Carrie is tired of it. So, she wants to keep the friendships she currently has. In the first few episodes I have watched, it is clear that this series is all about the hard-knock effects of those losses and how it changes the dynamics of the friendship groups.

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Ibukun
The Pink

SEO by day and freelance writer by night. Poetry and fiction writer at https://ibs-writes.com/blog/