Michele, a thirty-something aerobics instructor, flees Montreal with her 14-year-old daughter Marguerite after her fiancE/boss withholds her paychecks to cover her gambling debts. Their destination is California, but without any money, they don't get far and end up at the suburban home of Michele's childhood friend Janine. As the two women renew their friendship, Marguerite and Gabrielle, Janine's daughter, forge their own. While the inhibited Gabrielle gains confidence and starts seeing her seemingly perfect mother in a new light, Michele slowly discovers the true nature of her own daughter and her desire for stability. But online sex, double lives, lies and unexplained pregnancies are thrown into the mix, forcing both families to face life-changing decisions.