Gemma made the mistake of marrying young. She didn't do it for love, she did it for an out. An out from the family who never wanted her. Now here she was at eighteen a high school drop out wondering if she would ever find true love. Her husband had and he was begging her to do the same so he could get out of their arrangement. Cole is a high school student by day and a male escort by night. He's trapped in a never ending cycle to support his sick mother, alcoholic father, and two little brothers. He doesn't want this for his life, but he also doesn't want to live on the streets. When Gemma meets Cole she falls hard. But Cole has a past too and he is more afraid than ever to let her in. He wants to be near her, but he is afraid of falling again and getting broken further. Can they find happiness together or will their pasts always stand in the way?