There are a lot of different relationships on the show Gilmore Girls and some of them are more complex than others. For instance, Rory has a very complicated relationship with her grandmother. At times she hates her just because she has been so controlling to her mother Lorelai. However, at times, she really does love her as well just because she is her grandmother, and she does treat Rory quite well as her granddaughter. Another common conflict is just going to be the two different worlds in which she lives. She goes to a fancy private school and her grandparents are quite wealthy. However she is being raised by a single mother, and she enjoys simple movie nights with lots of candy.
I think what really grounds these two worlds for her is Lane. Lane is willing to go with her everywhere. She goes to the fancy Chilton parties. She goes to Rory’s birthday party at her grandparents house. Even though Lane isn’t comfortable in that world she is totally committed to making sure that it is comfortable for Rory. This is why she is such a great best friend.
What I love about the show Gilmore Girls is that there is such a strong female presence. We aren’t really going to see women just fighting over men all the time. They are really forming relationships and bonds with the friendships. They are really putting the effort in, instead of just constantly sitting around talking about men.
For Lorelai her best friend is going to be Sookie. Of course, she is also very close with her daughter, Rory. However, these are the people that she can just hang out and watch movies with and just enjoy herself. She is always in their corner and she is always in their corner. In fact, they do even go into business together. Usually people say don’t go into business with your friends or your family, but somehow these two really make it work; just because they are so committed to their friendship, and they are so committed to their mutual dream.
Even though the show is off the air I still like to think that they are still best friends and will continue to be for life. Even though Lorelai has a very volatile relationship when it comes to men she almost always has a good relationship with Sookie. When they fight, they know that they are both committed enough to their friendship that they’re going to put it back together.