A messy mess:

In high school Brenda’s boyfriend got her best friend pregnant, and she had something like a mental break. She ran away to live with her cousin, Alex, for a few years. Eventually Brenda gets tired of being a bum, and decides to go back and finish high school.

Naturally, she winds up entangled with her ex again – because who doesn’t love making bad decisions? His life is MESSY, and Brenda finds consolation in how it turned out. She learns that real maturity only comes after you know for certain that your enemies have suffered too.