Eighteen year old Elizabeth receives an unexpected phone call from an old friend, Michael, who she knew in high school and had since moved away, inviting her to a wedding. Although her father forbids her to go, she packs for a weekend trip to New York. Before she leaves her home in Pennsylvania, her father tells her, if she leaves, donÕt even think about coming home again. Despite her troubling mind, Elizabeth has a good time meeting MichaelÕs family and is treated like a new addition, which ruffles the feathers of the new Brides. Michael and Elizabeth experience their first sexual encounter that night and Michael knows he can not let this girl walk out of his life and asks Elizabeth to live with him. Knowing she can not go home, and falling in love with Michael, she accepts. The young couple begins a journey through a new life together.