Bette and Tina are a lesbian couple who were in a relationship for seven years prior to the show's beginning. They are on and off throughout the show. Tina is shown to be with both men and women when she is not with Bette. Tina and Helena have a brief relationship in season 2. Bette has a relationship in Seasons 4 and 5 with Jodi. Bette has a small fling with student Nadia Alice and Dana are together in Season 2.