Learning to Fall is a story of an interracial teenage romance. However, the factor of race puts a strain between the two main characters. Sarah is African American and Connor is white. Connor is growing up with an abusive father who drinks a little too much and Sarah lives with her single mom. Things get tricky when Connor's past affects his everyday actions and he moves away for college. Sarah's eye starts to wander while Connor is away and things get even messier. Just how long will the two of them last?