Girlfriends Guide to Divorce season 1
Girlfriendsâ€™ Guide to Divorce, follows Abby McCarthy, a self-help book author and guru of all things family, who shocks the world when she reveals that her seemingly perfect life has all been a lie. After publicly admitting that she has separated from her husband, Jake, Americaâ€™s once-favorite girlfriend finds her career and marriage in a free fall. As she starts to navigate life as a single woman in her 40s, Abby turns to her new divorced friends, rather than her married ones, for advice. Her friend Lyla is a legendary no-nonsense entertainment lawyer who is in a constant â€œWar of the Rosesâ€ battle with her ex-husband, and Phoebe is a former model and budding entrepreneur who has a very unique relationship with her ex. When she hires Delia as her divorce attorney, Abbyâ€™s brother Max, who fought hard for the right to marry, questions his sister on how she can so easily decide to walk away from her own marriage.
Advice author Abby McCarthy realizes she doesn't have all the answers as she struggles with her own divorce.
Abby tries to recover from her major meltdown and focus on having a "good divorce" for the kids. Abby has to try and recover from her public breakdown and save the Girlfriends' Guide...brand. Abby and Jake attempt to have a "good divorce" for the sake of the kids. Meanwhile, Lyla's ex-husband exacts revenge for his DUI and Phoebe asks Abby out to dinner.
Abby spends her first night alone without the kids to focus on writing her next book when things take a sudden turn for the worse, sending the ladies on a wild ride through Hollywood. Meanwhile, Jake wants his first night with the kids at his new place to be perfect.
Abby starts to date Nate, a married dad with whom she had an emotional affair during her marriage. Max and Ford are honored at the Family Equality Gala and given an award by LGBT activist Adele Northrop.
After the disastrous date with Nate, Abby goes on a date with her hot, young pursuer, Will. Meanwhile, Lyla's mother, Annie, comes to Los Angeles to help her make the best impression possible with the visiting caseworker.
A photo shoot for Phoebe’s Infant Fabuleax jewelry line takes the ladies on a trip to Vegas. Abby is cleansing and is determined to work on her next book. Lyla awaits the recommendation of the caseworker in her custody battle.
Abby throws a birthday party for her daughter Lilly only to have Jake’s girlfriend, CW actress Becca Riley, show up uninvited. Abby wonders if she's pregnant. . .and entertains what she'd do if she were. Meanwhile, Delia is handling the divorce of Gordon Beech, husband of acclaimed fashion designer Courtney Beech.
Abby prepares to pitch her new brand to her agency when Jo, an old friend from college arrives with her blunt, brassy New York attitude. Things get complicated when Jake gets a job directing an episode of Becca’s TV show "Blood Sisters."
Abby is asked to write an article about her dating experiences and must go on a whirlwind two-day dating spree. Meanwhile, Jo's daughter arrives from New York, and Delia worries that her affair with Gordon Beech will come back to haunt her.
Abby's article is released on the Internet just as an earthquake rattles Los Angeles. The mothers at school fume, thinking the article will expose one of their husbands as a philanderer. Meanwhile, Marco gets help with his urban farming business, and Delia makes a stunning discovery.
Abby hosts an adult "Friendsgiving" dinner with her new boyfriend, but Abby and Jo suspect a spirit has joined the festivities when bizarre occurrences happen around the house. Elsewhere, Delia's father unexpectedly visits.
Abby and Jake are finalizing their divorce, but getting along better than ever. Delia is up for partnership at the law firm but her relationship with Gordon Beech threatens her chances.
As Abby gets ready to sign the divorce papers, Jo insists on throwing her a party, while Will wants to take her to Mexico; Jake wants to mark the end of his marriage in an unexpected way; the truth comes out about Phoebe and Kori's past.