He clearly does all he can to mold Carrie into some archetype of the barefoot, braless prairie woman he really wants.
I got a singing Mother's Day card from your cousin Brian.
GK: Mom, please------ SS (MIDWESTERN, ON PHONE): Oh, guess what?
A sharp-tongued, witty young woman with cascading brown hair, Olivia packed up and drove 2,200 miles from home to one of the nation’s driest and most desolate national parks.
One evening, about three weeks in, she asked her 21-year-old housemate, who also worked for the National Park Service, for a ride to a coworker’s house several miles up the desert road, where she was housesitting for the weekend.
It says, "Dear Grandma....." (WEEPS) I love you a lot and so much.
----And I know it's none of my business, but I have to ask.
I only discovered this was an unpopular opinion from the hailstorm of angry comments I got when I ranked Carrie's boyfriends, and figured I should elaborate on why he sucks for Carrie. Just because you think Big is an asshole to Carrie doesn't mean you have to delude yourself into thinking Aidan's her — or your — dream man, when there are plenty of men out there who are capable of both hand-holding and fucking.
"Nice" is just not a good-enough reason to marry somebody unless you are facing certain death or moving back home with your mother.
Unlike the mainstream polygamists you may have seen on the TLC show Sister Wives or in the HBO show Big Love, FLDS polygamists mostly live in isolation in Hildale, Utah and Colorado City, Arizona.