Alex Karev - Wikipedia
And Then There Was One Pete and Violet get marriage counseling. Meredith Grey · Alex Karev · Miranda Bailey · Richard Webber · Owen Hunt · Jackson Addison adjusts to the new man in her life, and Charlotte and Cooper struggle with Mason when he refuses to speak to them. .. Cooper has to trust her, she says. Addison is the daughter of wealthy parents, and has a $25 million trust fund. Addison briefly attempted to have a relationship with Mark, which resulted in her During season two, Addison punishes Alex Karev, by putting him on her service. Alexander "Alex" Michael Karev, M.D. is a fictional character on the ABC television series Addison is attracted to Alex, and the two share a kiss and later sleep together. In the aftermath of a . Jo is taken back by this but when Alex tells her that he didn't kill or injure him in anyway, she is relieved and finally trusts him again.
Addison's presence, however, does reinvigorate their relationship, and ultimately leads to Derek choosing Addison over Meredith, despite Derek eventually admitting that he fell in love with Meredith. Mark makes Addison realize that Derek is in love with Meredith and that he Mark does love her.
When Addison finds out that Derek had sex with Meredith, she gets drunk and sleeps with Mark. He asks for a relationship, but she rejects him.
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However, by season three, she begins to feel an attraction towards Alex and eventually sleeps with him, only to discover that he is not interested in a relationship with her. Addison is attracted to Pete Wilderthe practice's alternative medicine specialist. Before she leaves, Addison advises Meredith not to let Derek get away. Addison reassures him,  but it causes them to break up later. Addison also dates a man who is later revealed to be married.
Also during this time, it is revealed that Addison's mother Bizzy is a lesbian who has been in a long term affair with her best friend. Addison is angry because she always blamed her father for his many affairs and was angry at how he treated Bizzy, not realizing that her mother was the one in a serious extramarital relationship. Addison's father is aware of her mother's affair, but they decided a long time ago that they would stay married to one another because Bizzy is not comfortable with others knowing about her sexuality.
Although the relationship with her parents is strained from this, in the end they make peace. It is revealed that, back in college, Sam wanted to ask Addison out but was too nervous, and he ended up with Naomi. They share a kiss after a terrifying ordeal when they tried to save a married couple who got into a devastating car accident. They kiss again when Addison decides to sleep over at Sam's. Addison and Sam grow close, but she decides to put a halt on their developing relationship, worried about the consequences in her friendship with Naomi.
Addison revealed that she was in love with Sam and Pete, but she decided to begin a relationship with Pete instead, while Sam was with another doctor. Despite them being with other people, they still show they harbor feelings for each other, including jealousy when they see the other with their current significant others.
After Sam becomes single again, he kisses Addison again. Although she was with Pete, she kisses Sam back and Pete catches them. Despite this, they stay together. Naomi ends her friendship with Addison after she finds about Sam and Addison. In the season finale, Addison has to operate on Maya Bennett, her godchild, who got in a car accident on her way to the hospital to give birth.
She and Naomi then make up. Addison breaks up with Pete, and she and Sam finally become a couple.
Although Addison wants to have children, Sam tells her he's not ready to have more children, as he wants to take time in their romance. Sam and Addison end their relationship and Addison goes on a date with a man named Jake played by Benjamin Bratt.
He invites her to Fiji, and although she initially agrees, in the end she chooses to get back together with Sam. At the beginning of season 5, Sam and Addison are back together, although they break up again as he is still not ready to commit to marriage and a family with her. Jake is hired at the practice, which at first makes Addison uncomfortable.
Jake is a very gifted doctor whose speciality is helping women with fertility issues become pregnant. He becomes Addison's doctor and helps her attempt to conceive using IVF. Throughout the season, Addison and Jake grow closer. It is revealed that Jake had a wife, Lily, who was a drug addict and died from an overdose. As far as they were concerned, from that point forward, they were married and nobody in the world could tell them otherwise.
Whenever they would fight or have a serious issue with one another, which happened fairly often for a couple as in love as they were, they would call "Post-It" and that would effectively stop the argument.
Calling "Post-It" made the other person recall what was written on their note, especially the first part, which was, "Love each other even when we hate each other.
Reading the rest of the note, you can see it says that they will "Take care when old senile and smelly and it's forever. Even until the very end, they both relied on the note whenever they were fighting.
When Derek moved away for a job in D. In a lot of ways, the Post-It Note was the physical embodiment of their marriage. Instead, he begins to show increased disregard for his own safety in what can only be described as a search for more adrenaline in his life.
At this point in their relationship, Derek and Meredith are married via Post-It Note and they are about as serious a couple as they can be, but Meredith is constantly worried about him.
His behavior is so destructive, she doesn't know how to handle it and when it lands him in police lock-up, she has two options: Meredith opts to keep Derek in jail for the simple fact that she will know where he is, he is safe, and isn't "wrapped around a telephone pole somewhere. For the most part, this wasn't a big problem for the couple in their jobs or their personal lives.
Their friends respected their rather unorthodox "wedding" and they certainly didn't have any problems at work, but there came a time when they decided it would be a good idea to really get married. A requirement to trot on over to City Hall and make their marriage official arose when it came time to adopt their first child, Zola.
Zola had been a patient at the hospital who was flown to the States for treatment in a program at the hospital. Meredith and Derek fell in love with the little girl and decided to adopt her, but without a legal marriage, the State wouldn't entertain the idea. They decided to marry at City Hall, which was shown in a shot-for-shot comparison to the wedding of Arizona and Callie, who were knocking out the more traditional nuptials across town at the same time.
With their marriage finally certified by the government via a judge, the couple were able to move forward with the adoption of Zola. Their first child together, Derek Bailey Shepherd who entered the world in a dramatic way - as you might expect on this series. Meredith almost lost her life shortly after thanks to a hemorrhage suffered at that time, but Dr. Their second child, Ellis Shepherd, wasn't born until after Derek's passing.
After he passed, Meredith took her other children and left Seattle with only a single note to her friends and family, which read, "The kids and I are safe. The children don't make many appearances on the show other than a few scenes involving dropping them off at daycare, but their roles may increase as they get older.