Two divorced couples crisscross their romantic paths and hook up with each others' exes without realizing it until it is too late and wedding bells start to chime. Elaine, dumped a few years back by playboy husband Sam, runs a struggling bookstore that attracts the attention of Alex, a shy younger man whose hard-charging wife Corinne also left behind. While the attraction between Elaine and Alex grows, Sam forges ahead with plans to marry his new love who turns out to be none other than Corinne. No one realizes the connections until Sam asks Elaine to agree to some last minute changes to their divorce settlement that stands in the way of Sam and Corinne's impending nuptials. The Exes is a story about letting go of failed relationships and allowing new love to replace and heal the hurt that can keep us stagnant.