So what are women supposed to do with the grudges that develop? Kate's best friend just swallows it. "My best friend hates my sort-of-boyfriend. But whenever she sees him she acts like she's his best friend, because she knows it will make me comfortable," says Kate.
Allison possesses a similar, laissez-faire approach to her friends' relationship choices, even though she's been burned before: "I ultimately think that it's up to us to know who we are and what works best for us... which is why even with friends whose choices I disagree with... I recognize that it's about what they need or what they are attracted to and it's none of my business unless they are in danger in some way..."
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And so it went in Sex and the City: The Movie. Despite their dislike of Mr. Big, Carrie's friends support her choice. After all, it's hard to dislike a man who builds you a shoe closet.