Callie and Arizona find themselves in marriage counseling were the counselor suggest a 30-day separation with the rules of no talking and no sexual activity. During their separation, Arizona is granted more time to focus on her fellowship and sharpen her fetal surgery skills; however, she messes up one too many times and finds herself getting a final warning from Dr. Herman. She not only embarrasses Dr. Herman in the OR, but she also upsets Alex by not allowing him to do his job as the pediatrics attending. Callie becomes closer to Meredith since they're both going through the same stages of feeling a real disconnect from their spouses. After a successful 30 day separation, Arizona expresses her love to Callie and says she needs her. Callie doesn't reciprocate and says that she felt free during the separation and needs more time to love herself.