Originally Posted by Steve Smith
I thought Don was treating her like shit in order to get rid of her. That's how it worked out anyway.
Not at all. Did you see Don's reaction to her saying it was over? He pleaded. Pleading is not something draper does very often.
Draper - lacked a loving mother figure, but grew up knowing his mother was a prostitute = women hold no value to Draper, yet he is always seeking to be wanted or needed by them.