Why Mulder and Scully Not Living Together is Actually a Good Thing… For Now…

Mulder and Scully Not Living Together?

Mulder and Scully Not Living Together?

Why Mulder and Scully Not Living Together is Actually a Good Thing… For Now…
By: Leane Pupo

“We can tell you that they’re not living together…” are words that nearly broke every shippers heart today. Take heart that this is not as bad as you may think. In fact, look for consolation in “frustrated lovers Mulder and Scully” a couple of lines before. Why? Because this does not mean they are not seeing each other.

Let’s take a step back and review why not living together, may truly be the best thing for their successful future as a couple:

The X-Files has always been a Sci-Fi Drama above all else. The Unresolved Sexual Tension (or UST) between the two star characters is one of the many driving forces. As Chris Charter has said, Mulder loves Scully and Scully loves Mulder. This is undeniable and what has held the X-Files together. I mean, would you go to Antarctica for a co-worker?

However, a few things have always been very clear. Mulder is a dark man that can easily fall into a dark place. Scully is a rock. While we can see Scully rise and rise, it is not as simple for Fox Mulder. Continue reading