Sharon wants her mom to trust her more, but when Sharon sets out to get a tattoo, Dr. Spitz has a hard time trusting her daughter's decisions. As a psychologist, Dr. Spitz is confident that her parenting techniques will dissuade Sharon from following through with her plan. However, the harder Dr. Spitz maneuvers, the more determined Sharon is to prove her own independence. At the same time, a different battle of wills is taking place between Sharon and Connor. When Sharon gives Connor a birthday gift of yoga classes, she refuses to take the hint that Connor is not as interested in this activity as she is.
- Sharon has not had her ears pierced yet.