Allison has been involved with boyfriend Christopher for a year and a half, but as she confides to her friend Julie, she's feeling restless in the relationship and is secretly dating other guys. While on a date with Michael a confident "player" type who's dying to sleep with her she spots Christopher dining with a coworker at the table right behind them. Temporarily losing her cool, she breaks into tears. Michael, meanwhile, doesn't believe Allison's explanation that Christopher is her "ex- boyfriend," and he leaves the restaurant without her.
After a trip to the salon, Allison has lunch with David, a stockbroker whom she met at a fashion show. It's a first date and he seems a bit awkward, but that doesn't stop Allison from boldly putting her arm through his as they walk out of the restaurant.