Diann throws a gala for the girls, giving them one more chance to make some big decisions regarding their relationships. They each get to invite the men of their choice; Mercedes invites Ka; Shay goes on a final date with Emilian; Ashley decides to take a big step with Alejandro; and Alberto reveals something to Nakita that throws her for a loop.
It's Gina's 52nd birthday and the girls plan to make it a big one; Mercedes finds herself in a love dilemma and seeks Diann's advice; Alejandro's actions spark jealousy from Ashley; and Nakita goes on a fourth date with Alberto.
Mercedes talks to a suitor unbeknownst to Diann and the Love team. Shay looks for a spark with Emiliano. Nakita and Alberto continue to get to know each other. Claudio and Gina go on a double date with Ashley and Alejandro.
Mercedes shares her past and dating preference. Ashley and Alejandro go on their second date. Diann introduces Nakita to a guy at the beach. Gina thinks that Claudio may be too hands on. Shay goes on her second date with Emiliano.
Ashley meets a hot stranger on the street. The ladies visit a Roman Boudoir store. Shay goes on a date with another man. Mercedes tries with Kwame. Diann pays the ladies a visit to check in, and Mercedes' walls finally come down.
Ashley confronts Leo about his intentions; Diann takes the women to Villa Borghese and wants the ladies to make some real choices; Diann notices that Shay is having a little too much fun; Gina gets cozy with Claudio; Nakita's prince charming may not be quite the man she thought he would be; and Mercedes shocks the team with an unexpected addition to a group outing.
Ashley and Shay agree to disagree after their house confrontation; Nakita continues to struggle with her self-esteem; Ashley discovers disturbing new information on Leo's social media; and Gina finally opens up to the girls about her past.
Diann takes the women to the Italian Derby for the first time. They revel in being black women in a sea of Italians and being accepted for everything they are; Diann introduces them to various men; Mercedes continues to be difficult; Shay basks in the attention from two suitors; Nakita has some misfortune; Ashley goes on her first date with Leo and struggles with her past; and friction between the women mounts causing them to call a house intervention with Shay.
Diann and her team host a rooftop mixer at one of Rome's most exclusive hotels for the girls to mingle with a crop of eligible bachelors. Shay is introduced to Roberto, a charming chef; Mercedes wants a man who loves the Lord but is attracted to a hunk with swag and a man bun; Ashley meets a sexy lawyer; Gina connects with Dario, a distinguished gentleman; and Shay and Ashley continue to feud.
A rivalry over men is brewing between strangers Ashley and Shay; Gina has trouble finding her footing; Nakita has an emotional breakdown about her past; and the women discover that this trip is going to be a lot more than just fun and games.