Marvin wants to take over Ceyda's room in the shared apartment, but Simon strictly blocks this. Things aren't going well for Marvin with Franka either. At first she seems to be married and on the next date she ditches Marvin. Simon is feeling better after the cortisone booster and is getting information material about multiple sclerosis. When his new boss Julius sees the information on him, he reacts with concern. Simon doesn't want to expose himself and blames an affected friend. Ceyda drives back to Mettmann and asks Jördis and Mo to keep an eye on Dilay and Simon.
Greta is surprised when Noah explains to her upon his return that he has rejected the job with Verena and no longer wants to go to Cologne. Greta has no idea about Noah's secret as he struggles with his remorse. Then he confesses the truth to her. Ana is about to move out from the Sonnbichlers and Nicole wonders whether she drove Ana away. Maybe she was clinging too much? The Sonnbichlers advise Nicole to have an open conversation.
Benedikt wants to surprise Ute by secretly organizing the wedding. Then a promising appointment comes along. Paco and Stella are overjoyed to be together again. Meanwhile, Nika settles accounts with Patrizia - and she leaves Cologne broken. Forever? Ronja is convinced that she was right to give up her internship - and Paula and Cecilia prove her wrong.
While Leyla regains her old self-confidence, Chiara returns seemingly changed, which Ava notices with irritation. Kilian, of all people, gives Hanna an opportunity to give Kim and Ben a well-deserved break. When Miray gets into trouble in the center, she has to break off her date - but her date turns out to be a real gentleman.
Tobias gains confidence when he receives an invitation to a job interview from a renowned company. But he realizes that because of his past, he still has a rocky road ahead of him. Gerner wants to build on the emotional moment with Lukas: When buying a Christmas tree, the two also find a humorous level with each other.