Four African American women living in Phoenix are having poor luck with men and life. Savannah Jackson (Whitney Houston) is a successful television producer who's lover is married. Bernadine Harris (Angela Bassett) is wealthy and is suffering the difficulty of going through a divorce. Gloria Johnson (Loretta Devine) is a divorcee raising a teenage son. And Robin Stokes (Lela Rochon) is struggling to find the right man.