A married woman suddenly begins to reassess her life and her marriage, and finds that initiating a divorce with her stunned husband is harder than she thought.
After finally signing divorce papers, a financially strapped Robert looks for work and a new living situation, while Frances battles insomnia and her newly complex relationship with her children. Diane and Nick’s new communication technique leads him to make an unexpected decision. Dallas continues her secret fling with Robert’s lawyer, Tony Silvercreek.
Frances is forced to deal with Lila’s growing resentment toward her. After his coworkers encourage him to get back in the game, Robert reconnects with Janice, who tries to help him live out a fantasy. Diane blindsides Frances with a setup, and Dallas attempts to call things off with Tony Silvercreek.
After helping her new friend, Andrew, appraise art, an inspired Frances tries to track down an unknown painter. Diane attempts to ignore her issues with Nick by throwing herself into the gallery. Sparks fly when Robert shows his house to a realtor.
Quand le père de Robert tombe malade, Robert et Frances se réunissent dans l'Ohio, où ils se remémorent des temps plus heureux, et font face à la sœur imposante de Robert, Cathy. De retour à Hastings-on-Hudson, Tom saute sur l'occasion de séduire Diane dans sa voiture de luxe.
Frances learns that Robert has a new woman in his life, and enlists Diane and Dallas to get intel on her before Lila’s 13th birthday party.
After Robert finds Tom in a compromising position, Frances and Robert re-visit their marriage counselor to set new ground rules for the kids. Frances weighs how serious her new relationship with Andrew should be. Jackie seeks out Dallas’ advice during a chance encounter at Diane’s country club.
Frances spots the dashing art bigwig Skip Zakarian at an auction, and takes the opportunity to invite him to Sylvia’s upcoming show, where he shows interest in more than art. A successful sale inspires Jackie to propose that she and Robert team up on a house-flipping business, but he has qualms about the idea.
Robert and Jackie move toward a new step in their real-estate business. Frances faces the fallout of a successful opening at her gallery, and enlists Robert’s help with a home-repair project. A returned favor from Frances sets Diane on a bender, which comes back to haunt her at another eventful party.