Debra Newell has a seemingly perfect life: she’s successful, beautiful and lives in one of California’s most desirable coastal cities, Newport Beach. The only thing missing is love. So when Debra finally meets charming and handsome doctor John Meehan, she’s quickly swept into a whirlwind romance, much to her daughters’ dismay.
Debra and John revel secretly in their newlywed bliss, as Veronica, Terra, and Toby hatch a plan to prove their suspicions about their mother’s new man.
Debra discovers John’s criminal record. In the past, John starts his first family.
Debra confronts John in the present, while we learn more about Arlane’s past.
John gets clean for Debra. Terra learns John’s back. John puts his sister through the ringer.
Debra makes a decision about John. In Ohio, John captures the attention of Detective Dennis Luken.
A look at how John operates while Debra tries to move forward.