After a week and a half of romantic dates but no sex, Carrie wonders why her new man still doesn't want to get into bed. Even after sharing a candlelit bath together, Aidan forgoes sex. Charlotte is having sex, but the issue is that her new boy is compelled to verbally degrade her as he approaches orgasm. Meanwhile Miranda learns her exploits have won her chlamydia and she's forced to compile a list of her ex-conquests and let them know they may be infected. The residents at Samantha's apartment building are shaken by a robber who attacks a tenant at gunpoint. When the security video reveals that the robber snuck in behind Samantha's late-night sex guest, the residents shun her and she is forced to move to a more seedy neighborhood. Carrie realizes that she's become used to skipping over romance and heading straight for sex, and that's why Aidan's slow and deliberate ways seems so strange. Finally though, when the moment is right, Aidan and Carrie consummate their lust.