Leanne and Nichole are unlikely friends and confidants. When Leanne learns that her son Jake is cheating on his wife Nichole, she is sorely disappointed to find her son following in his father's footsteps. Sean, Leanne's husband has been cheating on her for years and up to this point she has just accepted and ignored his infidelity. After telling Nichole of Jake's indiscretion she admires the way Nichole instantly refuses to accept Jake's behavior and immediately moves to dissolve their marriage. Leanne draws courage from Nichole and leaves her cheating husband of thirty years. The two women bond over their situations and move into apartments across the hall from each other. As they experience dark days adjusting to their new lives they create four rules to moving on to help them adapt to their new lives and create positive new experiences and relationships.
Leanne and Nichole, two women from different generations, grapple with the past and forge ahead to new experiences that will leave them healed and whole. A Girls Guide to Moving On is another winner from Debbie Macomber.