Smart, pretty, loving and athletic is eight year old Karen. Mom calls her a dumb, fat failure. Twenty-eight year old Karen is trapped in a loveless unhealthy relationship; saddled with four children and a sorry, unfaithful abusive man who won’t work to support his family. As Karen begins to see her true value, she struggles to find the courage and money to leave. Mom calls her a dumb, fat failure for being in such a horrible relationship in the first place. Great parenting mom.