Peg Phillips; Bob; Mrs. Vickers; Bill Benson; Harry
Peg is desperate to find a husband, but her overeager actions scare men away. When her boss Mrs. Vickers warns her that new employee Bill is “off limits,” Peg thinks he’s married and is cool to him, even when he tries to be friendly. Mrs. Vickers invites Peg and Bob to dinner, and explains her plan: she didn’t want Peg to chase Bill off. Peg and Bill fall in love naturally.
Hildy wants a romantic lover instead of her plain boyfriend Bert. However, her mother warns her that a man she thought was romantic—-her friend Cynthia’s boyfriend—-turned out to be “completely inconsiderate and insincere!” Hildy realizes she has a good thing in Bert and accepts his marriage proposal.
Brian Radcliffe; Lucy Wesdorf; Joe Decker; Mrs. Radcliffe; Lafferty
Lucy is attracted to wealthy Brian, although her longtime friend Joe says he’s a “stuffed shirt” and a “playboy.” Lucy dates Brian, who keeps their relationship a secret from his mother, Lucy’s employer, but she finds out and demands Lucy stop corrupting her son. Lucy is fired when she refuses. Brian leaves Lucy behind when the gambling ship they’re on is raided. Joe bails Lucy out of jail, and she realizes he’s the man for her, not lazy, mother's-boy Brian.
Sandy can’t decide between Hal or Mike, and her mother suggests she date other boys for “a fresh perspective!” Hal and Mike agree. At a dance, Sandy sees both Hal and Mike with other dates, and discovers she’s only jealous when she looks at Hal. He’s the man she loves.
Salesman Jeff is stranded in Leesburg when his car breaks down. He remembers being stationed there while in the Army years before, and dating Peggy. He thinks he may still love Peggy, which is why he hasn’t proposed to his hometown girl Marilyn. Jeff meets Peggy and they talk about what has transpired in their lives in the intervening years. They part as friends and Jeff now feels free to marry Marilyn.