Carrie meets a new man, Wade Adams, at a comic store, and falls in love with his fabulous apartment, but not with his mother. Samantha is hired as the publicist for the Bat Mitzvah of Jenny Brier, and finds that Jenny and her friends are as over-sexed at 13 as Samantha is at 34. Charlotte searches the internet for a solution to Trey's sexual problem, and then demands that they see a sex therapist. Miranda is having to wear braces, which make her feel like a teenager, but she gives them up after a date fears he'll get caught up in them.moreless
Alexander Petrovsky, an internationally acclaimed artist who sweeps Carrie off her feet, shows up in her romance life. In the meantime, Miranda and Steve celebrate Brady's first birthday; Samantha frets about her appearance "down there;" and Charlotte receives some surprising news.
Carrie goes to Aidan's cottage with him and is bored, and scared of a squirrel, so she returns to the city where she has dinner with Mr. Big and he tells her that he's dating a movie star. She decides to give it another shot and returns to the country this time with Samantha. Samantha is bored until she sees Farmer Luke and she decides to ask if she can borrow some milk and they end up sleeping together.
Miranda finds out that Steve has testicular cancer so she tries to comfort him but it ends up pissing him off because he thinks she's pitying him.
Charlotte and Trey go to Trey's mother's where they keep trying to have a baby.
At short notice, Carrie, Samantha & Miranda go to Los Angeles, so Carrie can discuss options on making a movie based on her columns. Her agent Debbie sets up a meeting for her with Hollywood actor/producer Matthew McConaughey. Samantha meets an unusual sort of model at a party. Miranda takes a wild ride on a mechanical bull, determined to enjoy herself. Meanwhile, Charlotte has been on a sexless honeymoon in Bermuda, and tries to find out what Trey's problem really is.moreless
Aidan is waiting until the time is right to sleep with Carrie, despite her best attempts at seduction, though they get there eventually. Charlotte's new man, Alexander Lindley, is unpleasantly talkative in bed, which upsets her. Samantha and her late night visitors get the blame when someone in her apartment building is robbed at gunpoint, and she is forced to move. Miranda contracts an STD, and notifying her list of sexual contacts proves to be highly embarrassing.moreless
Carrie is snubbed by Natasha at a restaurant, and is then mugged. Samantha drags Carrie to a party, only to find out it's a dorm party; Samantha makes out with one of the college lads, who happens to share the same name with her, but he becomes obsessed with her. Charlotte, tiring of the lack of sex with Trey, has a couple of encounters with a gardener, which leads to their separation. Miranda has a date with the police detective investigating Carrie's mugging, but nervous that she isn't good-looking enough, gets too drunk.moreless
Carrie spots Mr. Big and Natasha's wedding announcement in the paper, and later bumps into her while shopping. Samantha treats the four friends to a day at a spa, where one of the male attendants is reputed to give more than just massages. Charlotte is inhibited about disrobing in the steam baths, but later manages to force herself to, and is pleasantly surprised. Miranda has a new, Ukrainian cleaning lady, Magda, who takes it on herself to clean up Miranda's life as well as her apartment.moreless
Carrie thinks she enjoys being single, until she's late for a photo shoot and gets a bad picture on a magazine cover. Samantha dates William, a club owner, who lies about their possible future together. Charlotte tries to hook Tom, an actor friend after he decides to move to Salt Lake City. Miranda fakes ecstasy for Josh, a previous boyfriend whom she meets again.moreless
Everyone is having sex except Miranda. She's on a sex strike because she's tired of going on bad dates so she substitutes sex with chocolate. She finally ends her strike and masturbates.
Carrie is having mind blowing sex with Ray, the jazz club owner, in hopes of forming a relationship.
Charlotte is having great sex with Trey but is angry with him for not asking him to move in with him. He later comes to see her and not only does he ask her to move in with her but he also asks her to re-marry him, she accepts.
Samantha decides to give relationships a try because she really likes Maria. She tells Carrie, Charlotte and Miranda that she's in a lesbian relationship and they support her when she tells them that she wants to have sex when it feels right. It apparently feels right rather quickly because the following day she's telling them about how great sex with another woman is.
Carrie meets a man and they go out for coffee. She gives him her phone number and when he doesn't call she wonders what she might of done to turn him off. She later runs into him in the street and he tells her the reason he didn't call is because he's an alcoholic and his AA sponsor told him that he shouldn't start any new relationships for at least a year. He throws caution to the wind and embarks on a relationship with Carrie. Soon enough though he becomes addicted to her instead of alcohol so she has to cut him off, which leads him to alcohol addiction once again.
Charlotte thinks she's bad in bed when a guy falls asleep while making love to her so she enrolls herself in a tantric sex workshop and signs Carrie, Samantha and Miranda up as well. They go to the workshop and they all learn how to please their partner without actually having sex and Miranda accidentally gets hit by flying ejaculate.
Samantha agrees to have sex with a gay couple she knows but when the couple can't go through with it she thinks there's something wrong with her.
After Carrie ends her relationship with Mr. Big, she dates a new member of the Yankees team, but they bump into Mr. Big and she realizes she is not over him. Miranda becomes annoyed with the others talking about nothing but men. Samantha is unsatisfied with her boyfriend's shortcomings. Charlotte has a problem with her new boyfriend, Paul Ericson, continually adjusting himself, and her attempt to improve things misfires.moreless
Getting over Mr. Big, Carrie makes a date with a special friend, and tries to make it a fuller relationship. Samantha has an interesting time with the couple next door until reality strikes. After Charlotte summons the courage to ask men for dates, she gets carried away and starts to double book. Miranda dates a man who she thinks is highly-strung, but is really just unpleasant & emotionally abusive.moreless