George and Linda Harper's seventeen-year marriage has gone stale, but George doesn't seem to be aware of it. When confronted with the problem, he places the blame on their dwindling sex life. While Linda is seriously considering divorce, George get a vasectomy, which solves nothing, so he moves out of the house. Linda rearranges her life by enrolling in all available self-improvement courses. Trying for an amicable divorce settlement, they agree to use one lawyer and make the mistake of hiring their closest friend and neighbor. When this backfires, George attempts to reconciliation by trying to seduce Linda on their living room couch. George botches the seduction due to the pressure of trying to perform well and due to the unexpected return of their son from a date. But it does result in their realizing they still care about each other... and that marriages need working at, need to be renewed and renegotiated from time to time - and theirs is certainly worth a second chance.