At 29, Siya is content with living her lavish, single lifestyle and only having to worry about herself. As a recovering love addict, she prefers to be head over heels with her independence rather than loving another human being again. When things in her professional life turn from sugar to…well, you know,
she’s forced to rely on what she knows to keep her bills paid and save face. In the midst of her downfall, she reconnects with her ex, Dacarri Blackmon. He’s on a mission to show her what a real emotional connection feels like the second time around, but will her scorned heart let him?
To her friends, Eshari has the perfect life. Her husband Hassan is a wealthy businessman with international ties that stretch as long as his money. She’s always traveling and going on shopping sprees, but at what cost? After three years of marriage, she finds herself wanting the one thing his money can’t buy her; a baby. While desperate to conceive after a miscarriage, she learns of her husband’s infidelity. Blinded by her desires to relish in the joys of motherhood, she decides to take matters into her own hands. While in the thick of it with her husband, will she learn that true love doesn’t cost a thing?
Cassidy learned a long time ago that men were replaceable. Miss one, wait another 15 minutes, and another will show up. She’s spent the last few years of her twenties never letting her feet hit the ground before she’s swept up into the arms of one new beau after the next. While her ex is serving time for his dealings in the streets, she finally gives up on the idea of being just another trophy girlfriend to another street king. That’s when she meets a man with a legitimate bank roll, Jonathan Welch, a prestigious figure on the Hill in Washington D.C. She quickly falls knee-deep in love with his charm and good looks, until he starts to send her on an emotional roller coaster with too many broken promises. Feeling played and hell bent on revenge, she falls back into the arms of an old flame in hopes to extinguish the new one.
Follow this circle of friends as they navigate their way through the storm one year shy of their dirty thirties. Will they make it through unscathed or let their own personal dramas consume them? After all, pressure creates diamonds.