At the start of senior year Brenda learns her boyfriend, Kevin, has gotten her neighbor, Michelle, pregnant. Shortly after his parents take the other girl into their home Brenda suffers a mental break and runs away in the middle of the night. For three years she lives with her indulgent cousin, Alex, and her two children. Kevin and Michelle’s loveless marriage transforms into a volatile battlefield when he brutally attacks her one night. As the couple begins to mend their broken relationship for their daughter’s sake Brenda returns.