Neil Wyatt, an accountant, dictates to his wife Leigh to file for a divorce. His unconventional actions have undermined their relationship and created increasing suspicion. Later that day an explosion in downtown Cleveland claims Neil. Leigh's trauma deepens when she discovers that she is pregnant. Nine years later Leigh continues teaching English and raising her son despite malicious interference from her in-laws. After completing a graduate-level statistics class Leigh encounters her professor many times with humorous and poignant consequences. A dramatic event triggers Professor Garner Cole's recall of his past. Leigh and Garner uncover the truth previously erased by amnesia.