Emily’s father leaves their family for another woman when she was young. Growing up, she promises herself that she would not let her children experience what she has gone through when she builds her own family. But at 27, Emily gives birth to Cheska whose father also left her for another woman. A few years later, Emily finds a new love in Larry. They eventually got married and have two children. Larry also loves Cheska like his own child. Everything seems perfect until Larry becomes addicted to drugs and starts to terrify Emily when under the detrimental influence. Soon, Emily and her children leave Larry. But a few months later, Larry asks for forgiveness and promises to change for his family. Emily gives her husband another chance and lives with him though her children especially Cheska is against her decision. Larry becomes more violent and threatens to kill Emily and their children, so Emily decides to leave Larry again. One day, while Emily is out looking for money, Larry takes Cheska as hostage at their own house and eventually kills her. Cheska’s death brings so much pain to Emily. She almost loses her will to continue living. But in the end, she realizes that she still has her two children and that she has to live for them.