From the outside in, the lives of friends Jane, Karabo, Zolani, and Tsakani looked perfect. People admired them. What the admirers did not know, were the challenges that the friends were faced with. The four friends, like most people, used the masks of strength, independence, bullying others, being cool and calm as defense mechanisms to help them deal with the world. These masks also covered their authenticity and reality. From pretending that everything is ok whilst her husband has been diagnosed with cancer, falling in love with a polygamist, being a perpetual adulterer and having a husband who is gay; the different characters are forced to remove their masks that they portray to the world, face up to society’s norms and stereotyping to