When Carrie calls him and asks where he is, he states "I can't do this" and Carrie leaves devastated. 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. Charlotte encounters a legendary purveyor of cunnilingus, a handy actor next door, a widower on the make, a man who undergoes adult circumcision, a famous actor, a too-effeminate pastry chef, a shoe salesman with a foot fetish, and a something guy who gives her crabs. Jack Berger[ edit ] Following the end of her relationship with Aidan, Carrie begins to date Jack Berger Ron Livingston , a novelist with a mixed degree of success. Carrie tries to attend NYU, but she is told it is too late. And if you find someone to love you you love, well, that's just fabulous. Some argue whatever label is applied to the show, it offered an important contribution "to ongoing dialogue"  and that because it "shows women in a world where they can be feminine, attractive, and feminist at the same time She begins to feel trapped and cannot shake off Mr. A book tour lands her in San Francisco, where she reunites briefly with Big. When it came time for Mr. Whether it was her penchant for crop tops or signature tutu, she set some significant trends in her fictional days—ones that are very much alive and well 20 years later. However, his struggles as an author and her success with her upcoming book cause too much conflict between them, and they break up. At the beginning, Carrie hated him because of his arrogance but at the end of the book, it was said that he's the person with whom Carrie lost her virginity. However, when she asks him to be her "Plus One" at her party, he states he has a girlfriend. She decides to stay in the relationship, despite mounting evidence that he will never be able to fully commit to her emotionally, as he is a very self-involved artist, and even at one point he claims that Carrie is "not his friend", but his lover.