The Bloom Gym franchise organization owner Margaret comes to check in on how Christine and Barb's gym is doing. When they reveal their marriage to her, she tells them it's against the rules of the company and shuts them down. But when Christine explains her marriage to her she is very disturbed by the things she discovers about her and the company. New Christine and Richard decide they don't want to have any children. Richard agrees to get a vasectomy but can't go through with it and refuses to tell New Christine, and continues to become intimate with her despite the consequences.