Justin and Brian never met on Liberty Avenue. Justin becomes a single father at the age of 19 and has to rely off his friends and family, meanwhile Brian fights in the battle of Lindsay wanting to play mother and Melanie wanting to play mistress. Brian, Michael, Ben, Emmett, Blake, Drew, and Ted also are dealing with the lose of Deb and Vic.
Everything is not as it seems. Lindsay has a secret and Melanie is fed up and wants a way out. Brian, Emmett, Ted, and Michael struggle with being without Deb and Vic. Justin and Brian meet without realizing it. Ben and Justin struggle with being single fathers. Blake, Drew, Justin, and Ben become closer than ever.
Justin did not go back to Brian after that first night. He goes to live with his cousin in New York.