Tough Love is back and this season comes with a twist. Boot camp has gone Co-Ed! Steve Ward, along with his sister Monica, takes his in-your-face boot camp to the City of Angels, where he'll transform eight dating misfits into relationship-ready men and women. Everyone from superficial, male stripper Paj to high maintenance Porsche is looking for love, but in order to find their perfect match, they'll have to survive Steve's ten week boot camp first!
The men and women carouse at a Los Angeles nightclub, unaware that Steve and Monica are spying on their every boozy move.
A battle of wits tests the group. Also: one-on-one dates.
The coed boot campers' verbal skills are tested when they must communicate with their dates using voice modulators. Then, they attend a charity auction that comes with a big twist.
The boot campers receive makeovers courtesy of drag queens and kings. In a test, they must then retain their appeal on dates while dressed as the opposite sex.
The men and women are tasked to reveal deep secrets on their dates.
Family dramas surface when the boot campers are tasked to write letters to their parents.
Former flames arrive, forcing the boot campers to face the mistakes and temptations of their pasts.
The boot campers return to their hometowns with their dates.
Season 5 closes with the boot campers graduating. They look back on their journeys and make crucial decisions about their new relationships.