Rita Wilkins thought she had it all. At the young age of twenty-three, she is a marketing manager for a prestigious record label who makes a hefty salary. With no children and a condo on the lakefront of Chicago, Rita has full control of her life. That is, until she marries her worse nightmare. Jeff, the charming restaurant manager from New Orleans, marries Rita in an attempt to start a new life. One that would more so benefits him than Rita. This deadly arrangement of love and war takes an interesting twist when Rita discovers Jeffs deep, dark secret. Now having bore his autistic child, Sarah, Rita struggles to make a choice. Should she leave or should she stay? This tale of love, lust, pain and deceit teaches Rita a valuable lesson: The lesson of life. She encounters some situations that only a real woman could handle. Will she overcome her battle in such a trying marriage or will she fail and succumb to the ways of the world?