In an attempt to mend their rocky relationship, J.T. and Shelly sit down for an honest conversation about the effort and the compromises each must make if they're going to stay together. However, just when she thinks they're making progress, Shelly is shocked to learn that J.T.'s idea of compromise involves her changing her lifestyle. Meanwhile, Nick tries to pretend that he is happy about Donovan's romantic interest in Rita after learning of their newfound mutual attraction.
In order to deal with her breakup with J.T., Shelly takes some advice from a self-help book that encourages her to spend time by herself, but a dinner out alone comically proves she needs the support of her girlfriends, Janie and Rita. Meanwhile, South Beach's socialites, including Janis and Helen, are gossiping about Shelly's breakup, and Nick jumps at the opportunity to help J.T. get back into the local scene, which causes Dani to question Nick's commitment to their relationship.
All My Exes Having Sexes
Despite Rita's and Janie's warnings to stop, Shelly can't resist having sex (once...maybe twice) with J.T., until she realizes she's starting to act like they are still in a relationship. Meanwhile, Donovan and Rita's first date goes awry when Donovan has a severe allergic reaction. And although J.T. and Shelly broke the pool table, J.T. tries to convince Nick that he did it.
The Hate-Trix Reloaded
Following the advice of a self-help book, Shelly formally asks J.T. in an e-mail to return all her uncollected possessions. However, when J.T. responds that he wants the money he loaned Shelly to be repaid first, egos are bruised as the estranged couple's petty attempts at payback spiral out of control. Meanwhile, to make amends for their failed first date, Donovan plans to take Rita to Miami's hot new club.
After injuring her knee while exercising, Shelly puts her pride aside and grudgingly turns to J.T. for physical therapy. But when a cute doctor in J.T.'s office asks Shelly out, a jealous J.T. gives her some unnecessary medical advice to sabotage the date. Meanwhile, Donovan bets Nick that he couldn't last one night as manager of Z Lounge.
Splice of Life
After learning that Rita was evicted from her apartment, Janie agrees to let Rita stay at her house until she is financially stable, but Shelly feels neglected as her two friends rediscover their Cajun roots together. Meanwhile, Nick has an expensive cable television sports package installed, but an argument ensues when J.T. refuses to split the cost of something he doesn't want.
Friend or Foe?
Janie and Rita tell Shelly it's time to move past her breakup with J.T. after Shelly's bickering with him ruins the gang's night out at the movies. Shelly seeks advice from a new acquaintance, Claudia, who convinces her that one way to work through the heartache is to take revenge on J.T. Meanwhile, Rita decides to have a garage sale, but she isn't prepared to mark down her life for bargain hunters.
Shelly is dating other people, and J.T. thinks he's fine with the idea until he meets her new beau--muscular and handsome boxer Adrian. Also, Rita's previously wonderful living situation with Janie deteriorates into petty fighting, so Rita accepts Nick's offer to let her move in with him and J.T.
Above Average Joe
Shelly and Rita's competition for the affection of Joe, a charming, handsome bachelor with a yacht, gets out of control, and it's up to Janie to remind the two friends not to fight over a guy. Meanwhile, J.T. tries to give celibacy a chance in order to get closer to a woman who's waiting for "that one special guy."
Dateless in Miami
On New Year's Eve, Shelly breaks the girls' "no dates" pact by bringing a new romantic interest to the Z Lounge party. The rest of the gang share stories of past New Year's Eve date debacles, including J.T.'s evening with the delusional Diana, who thinks she's a superhero. While Donovan and Rita reminisce about Shannon and Jackson, Shelly's perfect evening takes its own surprising turn just before the final countdown to midnight.
Lights, Camera, Face Crack!
Shelly and DivaStyle persuade a celebrity client to wear their creation to a televised red carpet awards show, but the advertising opportunity turns into a publicity nightmare when the fashion commentator makes negative remarks about the dress. Meanwhile, J.T.'s taskmaster mom, Frances, visits. . . and Nick regrets his decision to take piano lessons from her.
Breast in Show
Shelly puts "falsies" in her bra, but when men start giving her extra special treatment, she considers getting breast implants, spurring a lively debate with her girlfriends. Meanwhile, J.T. and Donovan are determined to stop Nick's annoying habit of never paying the bill when they go out.
Kung Fu Divas
Shelly and Rita take a kung fu class together, but when Rita proves to be more adept than Shelly, a rivalry ensues.
Wheeling and Dealing
After being caught parking her car in a handicap-only space, Shelly pretends to be handicapped to save a deal with Damien, a wheelchair-bound department store buyer interested in DivaStyle's designs. Meanwhile, J.T. and Nick implement some strict house rules for their new roommate, Rita.
If the Shrew Fits
After a fight with Rita's unpleasant and very young stepmother, Lucy, at a designer shoe sale, Shelly must attempt to apologize in order to assist Rita in acquiring some much-needed financial help from home. Meanwhile, after finding out that J.T. slept with Nick's ex-girlfriend in college, Nick decides to make a pass at Shelly to get even.
Eve is asked out by a younger man, Grant, who is chaperoning at his little sister's prom. What starts out as a "mercy date" surprisingly turns into a romantic attraction.
When Shelly and Rita discover that Janie had a secret fling with Troy, an old high school classmate, they decide that Janie can no longer lecture them on right and wrong. Janie gets some advice from Ben, a rabbinical student. Meanwhile, J.T. and Nick suspect that Donovan may be keeping a big secret from them.
Real Women Have Nerves
Desperate to impress Grant by cooking for him, Shelly enlists the entire gang's help in the kitchen. Meanwhile, when J.T. and Nick's year-old satellite radio stops working, they seek help from a variety of customer service representatives--all based in India.
Testing Testing HIV
When Grant tells Shelly he's had an HIV test because he's ready to take their relationship to the next level, it encourages the whole gang to get tested. Meanwhile, after seeing how serious Shelly has gotten with Grant, J.T. realizes he still loves her.
When Coleman's hair salon gets shut down, Shelly and the girls help him set up his business in their shop temporarily, but they soon regret the decision when the demanding stylist takes over DivaStyle. Meanwhile, the gang learns some surprising information about Donovan after an immigration raid on Z Lounge.
Taken for Grant-ed
A surprise camping trip causes Shelly to question whether Grant's simple, down-to-earth sensibility is really right for her. Meanwhile, J.T. confesses his love for Shelly.
After spotting Janie helping Grant shop for an engagement ring, a distraught J.T. asks Rita and his parents, Andrew and Frances, for advice, which leads to a dramatic showdown between Grant and J.T. at Shelly's birthday party.
How Will I Know?
When Shelly’s ex-boyfriend, J.T., and new love, Grant, both propose to Shelly at her birthday party, she must weigh the qualities--and engagement rings--of both men to decide whom she'll marry and build a future with. Meanwhile, after skipping his flight back to England and staying in the United States illegally, Donovan shows up on the doorstep of J.T. and Nick looking for help.
After accepting J.T.'s proposal, Shelly giddily starts making plans for the wedding until her mother, Beverly, shows up unexpectedly, determined to convince her daughter that marriage is a bad decision. Meanwhile, J.T. gets accepted to medical school. Later, Donovan receives an interesting offer that could allow him to stay in the United States.
Three Divas, No Style
Feeling like Shelly always ignores their creative input at DivaStyle, Janie and Rita decide to start their own line of items in the store, sparking a fierce competition between the women, both personally and professionally. Meanwhile, used to everything being easy for him, J.T. finds medical school a surprising challenge. Later, Nick regrets dating a co-worker.
The Lyin', the Witch and the Wardrobe
After gaining weight and being unable to fit into her own gown, Shelly wears a client's dress on a date with Jalen to the Black and White Ball, only to get caught in it by the customer. Meanwhile, the friends pledge to diet together, but their resolve is tested when Janie enlists their help in preparing for her church bake sale.
The Price of Friendship
After Shelly gives Janie a dollar to play the lottery and Janie wins $5,000, the pair's argument over the money escalates, putting their long friendship in jeopardy. Later, when bad weather forces everyone to stay indoors, a discussion causes some of the friends to reevaluate their relationships and beliefs.
Break Up to Make-Up
When Shelly and Janie refuse to let Rita be the new face of DivaStyle, she threatens to leave the partnership. Meanwhile, Donovan tries to help J.T. and Nick improve their looks by persuading them to use makeup.
As Shelly and Janie prepare to unveil their new DivaStyle clothing line at a big South Beach fashion show, they discover that their former partner, Rita, will be modeling for their biggest competitor. Meanwhile, against J.T.'s wishes, Nick begins dating J.T.'s new anatomy class tutor.
Janie, Shut Up!
Janie calls a popular radio show to vent about her mother-in-law and ends up revealing more than she intended to. Meanwhile, Nick and Rita start dating.
Brit Better Have My Money
While being interviewed by local news reporter Aramanda De La Cruz, the girls find out that the manufacturer of their new "DivaStyle Ready to Wear" clothing line runs a sweatshop. Meanwhile, Donovan convinces J.T. and Nick to help him sell makeup, motivating them to compete against each other for the biggest sale.
Marty in the Middle
Wanting to help Shelly get a date, Janie urges her husband, Marty, to introduce Shelly to his single friend. But Marty is so complimentary when describing Shelly to the guy that Janie angrily suspects that Marty and Shelly are much more than friends--and Shelly's and Marty's efforts to convince Janie otherwise only make matters worse. Meanwhile, lonely J.T. decides to party with the guys for once instead of studying for his medical school courses--with disastrous results.
All About Eve
Arriving home for the holidays, Shelly discovers that one of her mom's favorite students has taken over Shelly's old room...and her life. Meanwhile, the guys decide to skip Christmas and watch football instead.
After learning about J.T.'s former relationship with Shelly, along with his roommate situation with Rita and other facts, J.T.'s new girlfriend, Rochelle, feels threatened by the women in his life and forces J.T. to choose between her and his friends. Meanwhile, self-conscious about her looks after a waitress mistakes her for Shelly's mother, Janie adopts a new style and attitude, much to the girls' dismay.
Diva Day Care
When Janie brings her cousin's baby to work, Shelly's maternal instincts are aroused. Shelly feels that she is a great businesswoman and dynamic individual, and therefore she will someday be an excellent mother. However, when she dozes off and accidentally drops the infant, Shelly is devastated, even though the child is fine and Janie forgives her. Janie and Rita must find a way to restore Shelly's confidence. Meanwhile, macho Nick joins a champion all-gay basketball team but causes trouble when he keeps denying that he is gay.
Mo' Money, Mo' Problems
When Shelly, Janie and Rita end up with a huge windfall due to the success of their business, each of them deals with her newfound wealth differently. Shelly immediately splurges on expensive clothes and accessories, draining her account within days. Janie reluctantly agrees to let her husband quit his job, leading to marital problems. And cautious Rita is overly stingy until she finds the one costly thing that will improve her life. Meanwhile, the three guys suffer financial troubles too. Donovan owes money to J.T., who in turn has borrowed from Nick.
When Janie's younger brother Paul comes to visit, Shelly discovers that his longtime crush on her still exists, and she isn't quite sure how to handle it now that he's all grown up. Meanwhile, after Janie convinces the gang to join her at church on Sunday, Nick embarrasses everyone by attempting to get the $100 he put in the collection plate back.
Rules of Engagement
Still fond of Grant, the man she almost married, Shelly takes him to lunch in an effort to remain friends. But this becomes a monumental task after he informs her that he's newly engaged--and introduces her to his new love. Meanwhile, Nick and J.T. start to hang out with a youngster through a local Big Buddies program, but they soon clash over their very different mentoring styles. Also, Rita moves into her new loft.
To Sir, with Mom
After J.T. fails an anatomy test, his mother, Frances, embarrasses him by begging cranky Professor Dunson to let J.T. take a makeup test. Meanwhile, after Marty shows promise in a local bowling tournament, Nick tries to convince him to pursue his dream of being a professional bowler. Also, Shelly helps Rita set up her new apartment.
Separate, But Unequal
When Nick realizes that he's in love with his girlfriend and wants to fully commit to her, she reveals that she is still married. Meanwhile, Shelly discovers that Rita always hangs around Shelly's loft because she is convinced her own place is haunted.
While negotiating with a department store buyer, Brenda, to stock their clothing line, Shelly and Jane find out that Rita had a one-time lesbian fling with Brenda. They try to convince the reluctant Rita to romance her former flame in order to expand their business. Meanwhile, after losing an expensive bet to J.T., Donovan enlists Nick's help in winning his money back in a rigged poker game.
Donovan on the Brink
The gang is surprised to learn of Donovan's past as a teen pop star in England when a rapper, Lazy G, wants to sample one of his hit songs. Meanwhile, when Janie and Rita attempt to write a romance novel, they realize that, although their ideas of the perfect leading man may differ, their romantic fantasies are equally hot.
Shelly's father, Yusef, shows up after years of absence to show his support for Shelly when she is named Miami's Designer of the Year. To Shelly's surprise, her mother, Beverly, encourages her to give him a second chance. Meanwhile, when Janie's curiosity is piqued by the discovery of an unusually large amount of cash in Rita's purse, she decides to investigate the suspicious source of income.
Daughter Don't Preach
After pregnant Beverly finally reveals the truth to Yusef, Shelly questions Yusef's ability to commit to Beverly's child. Meanwhile, when Janie discovers that Rita is secretly hosting Botox parties at the store, she convinces Rita to allow her to take part, only to find out that the business is illegal.