Miranda supports Steve through testicular cancer and surgery. This is exactly the way we wanted to end the series. In "Running with Scissors" 3. In one episode, Miranda is faced with an unexpected pregnancy, which causes Carrie to reflect on her own experience of pregnancy and abortion. It maintained that record until , when Veep won the coveted award which it won again in and Despite her misgivings, Carrie accepts the proposal and then eventually realizes she's not ready for marriage. After this process, she presses Harry to "set the date" in an insulting way and he breaks it off with her. The end of Season two also marks the end of characters' talking directly to the camera. She realizes this is because he does not trust her, given her past affair with Big. However, his struggles as an author and her success with her upcoming book cause too much conflict between them, and they break up. Critics argue that Carrie's shame when sharing this story with her boyfriend serves to "undermine" the hard-fought freedoms that allowed her choice with "multiple critical perspectives toward the act"  Critics also note that, while the show is lauded as a champion of progressive feminism, its characters adhere to a strongly traditional view of female gender roles with a focus on appearance, glamour, and consumerism. 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. Sex and the City season 5 Carrie spends time by herself in Season Five; she fears this means she will be fired from writing her sex column, but instead a publisher wants to turn the columns into a book. Harry, however, reveals that he must marry within his Jewish faith, causing Charlotte to actually consider conversion. She winds up back in bed with Steve, but not before dating a guy who wants to get caught, a Peeping Tom in the next building, and a divorced dad. Although he eventually agrees to exclusivity, he doesn't introduce Carrie to his mother and won't refer to her as "the one", so rather than going on a planned vacation with him, Carrie breaks it off.