A new, challenging life awaits Bonnie Nolan after she discovers her husband is having an affair. Amid the rise of second-wave feminism in the 1970s, the unconventional mom decides to leave her marriage and raise her two daughters by herself. It's a struggle, but with the help of best friends Kathleen and Diana, the ladies each create their own brand of independence in a rapidly changing world that frowns upon it.
Bonnie’s life is changed forever when she discovers her husband Steve is having an affair. With the help of her best friends Diana and Kathleen, Bonnie figures out how to make it on her own.
Suddenly responsible for her own finances for the first time, Bonnie enlists the help of Diana and Kathleen in her search for stability; Kathleen & Greg start a new business venture and work through personal issues.
Desperate to connect with her role model Lori, Kathleen drags Bonnie and Diana to a party in the hills, but when Diana tries to cut loose, things get out of hand. Meanwhile, Bonnie finds herself in an exciting new position.
Bonnie struggles to connect with her daughters as her relationship with Adam grows, Greg confronts Kathleen about her diet pill use, and Diana learns a secret about Alan.
Bonnie invites Louise and her family to a pool party, Becca hits it off with Louise's son, and Diana's judgmental mother creates tension.
Bonnie wants to introduce Adam to her kids, an unexpected guest shows up for Jessica's birthday, Kathleen and Greg's relationship is tested, and Diana enjoys the single life.
Kathleen grapples with some new information she's learned about Greg. Bonnie has a health scare. Diana gets some disappointing news at work.
After attending an EST meeting, Kathleen discovers some answers to the problems in her life. Bonnie chooses a wild adventure with Adam over an important work assignment. Diana makes a new friend.
Bonnie reels after losing her job at the department store, Kathleen nabs a major casting opportunity, and Diana makes a connection with her boss.
Desperate to make her children happy, Bonnie considers giving Steve another chance. Kathleen struggles to make a decision about her future. Diana settles into a new role at work.