When he returns to the United States, he and Carrie bump into each other unexpectedly in the Hamptons. In the real life, the building with the famous stairs is 66 Perry Street, N. In one episode, she wryly comments that she might "literally be the woman who lived in her shoe".
Sebastian remains busy with interests in starting a clothing line and it causes problems in the relationship. Little is mentioned about Carrie's life before the series, although she has been living in New York for about eighteen years. Carrie is particularly known for her addiction to shoes, calling it her "substance abuse problem" in the episode "Power of Female Sex" in Season One.
InGlamour magazine called Carrie "the worst" character on the show, saying that "her brattiness and self-absorption eclipsed her redeeming qualities and even her awesome shoes. They get back together six months later at Carrie's urging, eventually moving in together.
She tells Charlotte that she lost her virginity to Seth Baker in a smelly rec room on the ping pong table in the 11th grade. Big's emotional opposite. Here we witness a romantic display of love and affection when Big whispers the sorely awaited words to Carrie—"you're the one.
She starts dating George after meeting him at her internship at a law firm. Carrie agrees to move until she later realizes she belongs in Manhattan. But once there, he deserts her and seems to forget about her, and she realizes he doesn't need her.
But she finds herself to be lonely, disappointed, and confused upon her arrival, waiting for hours to meet with him, while he forgets his dates with her.
Professor Ralph Lorenz, a planetary scientist, believes the rocks become encased in ice during the winter, then as the lake bed thaws and becomes muddy, the ice allows the rock to 'float' on the mud. Berger's and Carrie's relationship is then strained by their career issues; a book deal of his falls through just as her columns are being published as such.
Samantha and Miranda both advise Carrie not to tell Big because it was a minor incident, but Carrie feels too guilty to let it slide and tells Big immediately. She discovers that he has married a fellow furniture designer, Cathy, and has a son named Tate played by Sarah Jessica Parker's son. Big at the end of Season 1, worried about his refusal to introduce her to his mother.