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20 Things That Make No Sense About Lorelai’s Relationships

Whereas Luke and Lorelai have been set as much as be the endgame couple on Gilmore Women from the start, she had different love pursuits through the years. Nevertheless, it did not matter with whom she was concerned, as there have been elements of all her relationships that did not make sense. Generally, Lorelai simply did not study from her previous and repeated errors. She had issues letting males go after their relationships have been over, notably Max and Christopher. That ended up affecting different relationships in her life as a result of she’d flip to them when she was concerned with another person.

One thing else that not solely harm her relationships but in addition did not make any sense was the truth that her life appeared to be stalled within the time that handed between the unique collection and the revival. Points that had affected Luke and Lorelai’s relationship within the unique run did but once more, despite the fact that they need to have labored out these issues within the almost 10 years that had handed. There was additionally no cause for them to not already be married in any case that point, given their historical past and former relationship. As an alternative, they did not tackle sure issues till the finale in order that their wedding ceremony would happen then.

Listed here are the 20 Things That Make No Sense About Lorelai’s Relationships On Gilmore Women.

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20 Her Relationship With Max Medina

Early on in Gilmore Women’ historical past, Lorelai not solely dated, but in addition almost married, Rory’s instructor, Max Medina. This occurred quickly after Rory transferred to Chilton — and after Lorelai turned down a date as a result of she did not need to date one other Chilton mother or father. Nevertheless, being concerned with Rory’s instructor was a lot worse.

Then, she realized she did not love Max and referred to as off the marriage, solely to need to reunite when she noticed him once more in Rory’s senior yr. She was very unsure when it got here to her emotions for him all through their relationship. She initially ended issues once they have been going too properly at first, then they acquired again collectively and engaged, and eventually, she wasn’t fairly able to let him go.

19 What Occurred to Alex?

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Alex was simply top-of-the-line love pursuits of Lorelai’s in the middle of all the collection. Whereas he was additionally clearly by no means going to final — it was all the time going to be Luke, regardless of how lengthy it took to get there — that did not imply they needed to throw logic out the window when it got here to his relationship with Lorelai.

Although he favored the outside and she or he did not, she did attempt to study to fish previous to one among their outings. He noticed by means of her, although, they usually went to the spa as an alternative. There wasn’t something mistaken with their relationship, but he misplaced out when going up towards Max — regardless that Lorelai by no means ended up rekindling issues together with her ex-fiancé. Nevertheless, Gilmore Women by no means bothered giving Alex’s absence and the top of that relationship the time they deserved.

18 Why Did She Marry Christopher?

By the point Lorelai and Christopher reunited in season 7, she ought to have recognized they weren’t going to final. It by no means ended nicely when these two have been collectively, even platonically. When certainly one of them had emotions for the opposite and tried to behave on them, somebody often ended up getting harm.

That did not cease Lorelai from turning to Christopher after her relationship with Luke ended, although. Nevertheless, what made it worse — and what was utterly ridiculous — was that she additionally married him. There was no cause why they could not have merely briefly gotten again collectively, solely to return to the identical conclusion they did after their wedding ceremony. Nevertheless, for some purpose, Lorelai and Christopher’s messy historical past needed to embrace a failed marriage.

17 Why Did She Go on That Double Date With Rune?

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Rune was a particularly impolite individual. Nevertheless, Lorelai someway made it by way of a double date with him. When Sookie and Jackson have been alleged to go on their first date, his cousin was on the town and Lorelai acquired roped into becoming a member of them.

Rune was insulting to Lorelai from the start of the night, and he by no means acquired any higher. The purpose of it was actually to provide Lorelai and Luke an opportunity to flirt on the finish of the night time and Rune to storm off, as soon as once more being impolite. Nevertheless, that did not clarify why Lorelai managed to final lengthy sufficient to make it to Luke’s Diner for that to occur. Contemplating how Rune acted towards her, she ought to have left mid-date and Sookie ought to have utterly understood.

16 Why Did She Date Jason?

It is nonetheless unclear what it was that attracted Lorelai to Jason within the first place once they reunited as adults. They knew one another as youngsters and got here from the identical world, however by the point they met once more, Jason was her father’s enterprise companion. She initially did not like that he was a part of her mother and father’ world, a world she did not need to be a part of, and even needed to maintain their relationship secret from her mother and father.

Nevertheless, she did date him and even stayed with him for fairly a while in season four. Wanting again on the connection, it is exhausting to not marvel why it ever occurred. They have been set as much as fail from the start, and nothing that occurred whereas they have been collectively modified that.

15 Why Did Jason Assume They Had a Probability of Reuniting?

Jason Stiles in Gilmore Girls

Jason and Lorelai’s relationship was destined to fail from the start. It did, spectacularly, when he sued her father. That ought to have been the top of it. Jason ought to have bowed out and by no means confirmed his face round any of the Gilmores once more.

As an alternative, although, Jason thought that he and Lorelai truly had an opportunity of getting again collectively. He even confirmed up on the check run for Lorelai’s inn and wouldn’t depart, even when Lorelai advised him she did not need him there. It simply did not make sense in any respect that Jason did not understand at any level on his method to Stars Hole that he was making an enormous mistake. How did he assume that would finish nicely after every little thing that occurred?

14 Why Did Luke Hold April a Secret?

April Nardini and Luke Danes in Gilmore Girls

It took 4 seasons for Luke and Lorelai to kiss and get collectively. Then, issues appeared to be going nicely for the 2 of them. They obtained engaged they usually promised they would not maintain secrets and techniques from one another.

Then, Luke came upon that he had a daughter from a earlier relationship. Nevertheless, relatively than speak to his fiancée, who was a mother or father herself, he stored April’s existence from Lorelai. By the top of the season, Luke and Lorelai’s relationship was over. Luke had no purpose to not share the event in his life with Lorelai as a result of not solely was it one thing that affected their relationship, however it was additionally from a time earlier than they have been collectively. It wasn’t like Lorelai can be indignant about his previous.

13 Why Did not Luke and Lorelai Get Married Earlier than the Revival Finale?

Almost 10 years handed between the unique collection finale and the revival. Nevertheless, Luke and Lorelai have been solely engaged — and never even actually planning a marriage — in that point. Whereas Richard’s passing did play a think about Lorelai’s arc through the revival, there was no cause that she could not have had comparable revelations sooner or later throughout that decade.

Luke and Lorelai had been engaged earlier than issues fell aside for his or her relationship within the unique collection. That did not imply they need to have jumped again into planning a marriage once they first reunited, however it felt just like the collection hit pause on their relationship just so they might get married in the course of the finale of the revival.

12 Luke and Lorelai’s Relationship Felt Stalled within the Revival

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In the course of the Gilmore Women revival, Luke and Lorelai’s relationship felt a bit stalled, whether or not they have been engaged or not. A few of their points that got here up felt just like the collection needed to hit a few of the similar notes as the unique run, which was detrimental to the present and for the characters. Points got here up between them that ought to have been addressed sooner or later over the almost 10 years that handed between the unique collection and the revival.

With everybody questioning once they’d get married and what would occur with Rory’s love life, Luke and Lorelai’s relationship took a backseat. Contemplating how necessary it was in the course of the unique collection, that did not make sense.

11 Why Did She Hold Turning to Christopher?

Although Lorelai and Christopher’s romantic connection ought to have stayed firmly prior to now, she stored going again to and turning to him. Most occasions she did, it tousled issues in her life and somebody, typically Lorelai herself, ended up being harm.

That occurred earlier than her wedding ceremony to Max. She then realized she did not need to marry him, and that was the top of that relationship. Then, although Christopher had already interfered together with her relationship with Luke, Lorelai turned to him after issues fell aside between them in season 6. Although they did keep collectively and get married, Lorelai and Christopher’s relationship fell aside but once more. She by no means ought to have turned to him once more after he interfered throughout her mother and father’ vow renewal.

10 Her and Luke’s Communication Issues

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One thing that remained fixed all through Gilmore Women, whether or not Luke and Lorelai have been collectively or not, was that that they had issues speaking. The almost 10 years that handed between the unique collection finale and the revival did not change that.

For the longest time, they could not speak about their private emotions, primarily as a result of the collection did not need to put them collectively too quickly. That they had points when it got here to setting a marriage date in season 6. The truth that each needed to cope with issues relating to their daughters did not assist issues. Then, within the revival, they did not actually speak about something essential for his or her relationship. That appeared to be simply to create battle, which led to Lorelai’s wild journey, which lastly led to their wedding ceremony.

9 How Shortly She Turned to Christopher in Season 6

Lorelai Gilmore Luke Danes and Christopher Hayden in Gilmore Girls

Christopher was a thorn within the aspect of just about all of Lorelai’s relationships all through the collection. When she and Luke lastly received collectively, he nonetheless interfered, displaying up at her mother and father’ vow renewal and mentioning their previous. Luke and Lorelai’s relationship even briefly ended due to that outdoors interference involving Christopher (and Emily).

Then, when issues fell aside between Luke and Lorelai in season 6, quite than take time to be by herself, she turned to her ex-boyfriend. Whereas it is comprehensible that Lorelai did not need to be alone following the heartbreak, she actually ought to’ve considered her actions extra. She needed to know that turning to Christopher proper after ending issues with Luke would not finish properly.

eight Lorelai and Christopher Received Married With out Rory

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Lorelai and Christopher have been all the time going to be related by Rory. As her mother and father, each have been completely in her life, and no matter occurred between them was all the time going to have an effect on her. Nevertheless, arguably crucial second of their relationship did not embrace her.

In season 7, Lorelai and Christopher eloped in Paris, however Rory wasn’t there. If followers have been purported to assume that Lorelai and Christopher had an opportunity of lasting, should not their daughter have been current at their wedding ceremony? As an alternative, there was nothing romantic or significant concerning the event. It felt just like the collection was merely checking a field earlier than breaking the 2 up, for good, in what was the ultimate season of the unique collection.

7 The Lorelai, Christopher, and Sherry Mess

The one drawback with Sherry was that she wasn’t Lorelai, at the least for Lorelai and Christopher, when it got here right down to it. If the collection had left Lorelai and Christopher’s romantic connection prior to now the place it belonged, it is attainable that he and Sherry might have labored out. As an alternative, although, her introduction was messy, their relationship was messy, and Lorelai’s involvement in all of it was the worst.

Christopher by no means ought to have been with Lorelai when he was with Sherry, even when there have been issues in his relationship. Then, as soon as he was, he should not have gone again to Sherry simply because she was pregnant. In any case that, Lorelai additionally ought to have stayed as distant from Christopher as she might have, as an alternative of getting again along with him like she did.

6 Luke Protecting Lorelai and April Separate

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When the collection first launched April, Luke stored her a secret from Lorelai, which even ultimately led to their breakup in the course of the unique run. Nevertheless, they did reconcile, and April was seemingly a extra everlasting member of their lives within the revival. That did not imply that Lorelai and April have been abruptly shut, although.

Luke appeared to nonetheless be decided to maintain his fiancée and daughter separate. When Lorelai needed to assist pay for April’s summer time journey to Germany, Luke refused — and did not even need to entertain a dialog about it. What he stated went, and that was that. It felt very very similar to April was Luke’s daughter, and in his thoughts, Lorelai had no position in her life, which was flawed. Contemplating how concerned in Rory’s life Luke all the time was, this simply did not make sense.

5 Lorelai’s Dedication Points

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All through the collection, it was clear that Lorelai had dedication points. Followers first noticed that have an effect on her relationship with Max again in season 1. Whereas she appeared to recover from them by the point she and Luke dated the primary time — she did not run when he advised her he was “all in” — they have been nonetheless very a lot a part of who she was. In truth, it actually was a part of who she was together with her love pursuits apart from Luke.

Whereas her emotions for Luke did result in the top of her and Christopher’s marriage, the truth that she took so lengthy to inform everybody about it definitely might be a touch that these dedication points performed a task.

four Lorelai Did not All the time Care About Constancy

Christopher and Sherry’s relationship may need had its issues in season 2, however that did not excuse Lorelai from ignoring that they have been in a single when she was together with her ex-boyfriend. No matter what her emotions have been relating to each Christopher and Sherry, she ought to have revered that they have been collectively.

As an alternative, Lorelai was able to get again along with Christopher and simply fake Sherry did not exist. Then, in season 6, she and Luke fought about their wedding ceremony. They did seemingly break up, however barely any time handed earlier than she turned to Christopher. Lorelai did not all the time make the most effective selections about her relationships, even when different individuals have been concerned and will get harm. This exhibits she additionally did not study from her previous errors.

three Lorelai’s Hypocrisy About Assembly Christopher’s Vital Others

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Lots of Lorelai’s relationship issues might be traced again to Christopher, which made sense since he was the primary vital certainly one of her life. He was all the time going to be a part of her life due to that and the truth that he was Rory’s father. That meant that when both was in a big relationship, in the event that they have been speaking, they’d develop into concerned. Nevertheless, that did not imply that they have been concerned in the identical means.

Lorelai referred to as Christopher the night time earlier than her wedding ceremony to Max. That relationship was by no means going to work out as a result of the 2 males by no means even met. Nevertheless, Lorelai felt she deserved to satisfy Christopher’s girlfriend, Sherry, despite the fact that she thought she had been able to make a much bigger dedication to Max.

2 Lorelai Lied to Luke About Seeing Christopher

Although Lorelai had moved on from Christopher earlier than she and Luke acquired collectively, he was nonetheless a part of her previous. Due to that, she knew that it might not have been one of the best concept to see him, particularly throughout emotional occasions.

When Christopher’s father handed away, she went to see him since she knew him and what their relationship had been like. Nevertheless, she and Luke have been collectively, and relatively than inform him what she did, she lied about how she spent her night. Contemplating the complete night was strictly platonic, there was no purpose for her to lie. Not solely was that one thing she ought to have realized, however the whole level of it simply appeared to be to plant some seeds of doubt main as much as the drama with Christopher on the Gilmores’ vow renewal, which was pointless.

1 Lorelai Dated Males Her Mom Did not Like

Gilmore Girls Lorelai and Emily

All through Gilmore Women (and the revival), Lorelai and Emily had a contentious relationship. Lorelai most popular to not agree with something her mom favored, together with the lads she selected up to now.

In truth, if her mom did not like a man, that made the person extra engaging to her. That was a part of what led to her getting along with Jason (and that relationship was clearly a multitude). Emily did approve of Peyton, however he was too boring for Lorelai’s liking. Nevertheless, Lorelai being prepared thus far a person her mom appreciated was not the norm. There was no cause for Lorelai to exit of her strategy to keep away from males her mom favored, aside from as a part of some teenage rebel she ought to’ve grown out of years prior.

Are there another issues about Lorelai’s relationship that by no means added up on Gilmore Women? Pontificate within the feedback!

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