Have you ever made a decision that changed the course of your life?
In the early 1970s, high school students Ellie and Jay fall in love. Like most small towns of that time, Greenville Ohio has a proscribed set of rules they expect young people to follow. Ellie and Jay step beyond the boundaries or these rules. The only thing that guides their behavior is the love they feel for each other.
At sixteen Ellie discovers she is pregnant and both she and Jay are forced to navigate an adult world before they are ready. Young and in love they rely on each other as they build their life together.
From the start, she and Jay are observed by the community like fish in a fishbowl. The big question is everyone’s mind is how long their marriage will last. The odds are calculated, and bets are placed.
With the odds stacked against them, they battle to preserve their love, insatiable desire, marriage, and family.
One night Ellie witnesses something that jeopardizes their life together. Fearful she will be forced to support herself and her children alone; Ellie takes the necessary steps to secure her future.
Plagued by fear, self-doubt and insecurity, the path she finds to the future surprises even her.