Season 3 [ edit ] Main article: Field described the show's influence as "like sitting at the bottom of an atom bomb". They decide to try for a baby but realize Charlotte is reproductively challenged; after fertility treatments and discussing adoption, their marriage breaks apart under the strain and they decide to divorce. Season 5 [ edit ] Main article: She also has a menopause scare, gets tested for HIV, and buys a new apartment in the Meatpacking District , where she has to make peace with the transgender women on her street. Despite his physical shortcomings she finds herself attracted to him, and they begin a sexual relationship. Season 6 —04 [ edit ] Main article: After he returns to Napa, she meets Aleksandr, a famous Russian artist. There were also two episodes that dealt with sexually transmitted diseases. It's true that it was progressive for its time but that doesn't mean contemporary viewers should be dismissive of some of its more problematic content. However, at their son Brady's first birthday party, they reveal their feelings for each other and renew their relationship. Samantha flirts with a priest, has nude photos taken of herself, tries to have a relationship with a lesbian, and sleeps with a baby talker, a wrestling coach, and a farmer. After they break up, Miranda sees him with another woman and feels compelled to resume their relationship, but they again break up when he wants exclusivity and she does not. However, his struggles as an author and her success with her upcoming book cause too much conflict between them, and they break up. In one episode, Miranda is faced with an unexpected pregnancy, which causes Carrie to reflect on her own experience of pregnancy and abortion. However, she realizes she cannot after getting brushed off by a man she has sex with one time later. Steve moves out and Miranda makes partner at her law firm.