Maggie has made peace with the idea of becoming an old maid, until she meets young Val. Val is ravishing, and his impulsive ways drive him to propose marriage to Maggie shortly after they met. The first stages of their romance are sweet, until the agonizing age difference starts to set in. Maggie becomes the breadwinner and this insults Val’s ego. After sacrificing everything to make their marriage work, Maggie begins to wonder if life would have been sweeter had she remained single.