Laurel and Julia meet at a peculiar time in both of their lives with Laurel being a high school student and Julia being a teacher. Falling in love isn't easy, but it's easier than staying in love when all the odds are against you. Laurel has just been lifted out of an awful home situation and moves in with her distant father and his new wife. To Laurel's surprise, she encounters a new love like she's never felt before maternally and romantically. But of course when everything is going well life has to throw a giant curveball into your plans. Will Laurel's forbidden relationship be able to stay strong or will their love crack under pressure? Pressure that comes from even the most unexpected places...