In the wake of her quarrel with Apollo, Phaedra heads to Alabama to study for her upcoming mortuary exam. In her absence, Apollo turns to Peter for advice on how to handle his marital issues. Cynthia has no choice but to face the reality of her teenage daughter Noelle's relationship when she is introduced to her boyfriend and his mother. Meanwhile, Porsha's sister Lauren, pressures her to look for her own apartment but a still fragile Porsha is hesitant to flee from underneath her mother's wing. Kenya, on the other hand, couldn't be happier moving into her new house, far away from her landlord. And, the tension between Mama Joyce and Todd finally comes to a head, leaving Kandi torn between her mother and her fiancé.