Although she knew the day would come, Brenda is still surprised when Benny proposes. Talking openly about the pros and cons of the proposal in front of Benny, Brenda decides that the pros far outweighs the cons and she says yes. Rhoda, the first person to hear the news, is excited for her sister and her soon to be brother-in-law. Rhoda decides to hold a small party so that Brenda and Benny can tell Ida, the formality of whose blessing Brenda wants before she proceeds. Ida, however, surprises both Brenda and Rhoda by not giving her blessing, as Martin leaving her has made her change her perspective on marriage, in which she no longer believes. A heartbroken Brenda has a falling out with her mother over the issue. Still wanting to be with Benny, Brenda instead decides to ask him to move in with her. Meanwhile, Rhoda tries to convince Ida to give Brenda her blessing about the wedding, Ida not believing that Brenda would live in sin. Either Ida or Brenda will have to change their mind for...