When her father dies from a tragic accident she experiences loss, but mistakes it for abandonment. She falls into the arms of men, attempting to find love, marrying multiple times - each man exactly like her father.
Tess is a young woman living an amazing life, only she doesn't know how amazing it is. Plagued with self-doubt, low self-esteem, major insecurities, and multiple phobias, she goes through life living in a self-induced hell.
Just when Tess thinks that her life can't get any lower, she is hit with a string of personal adversities, each worse than the one before it. She feels lost, alone, and desperate to end it all at her own hand.
Feeling like an amateur boxer in the ring with Life, she is no match for her opponent. She is intensely unprepared, with poor coping skills. Her tool box is nearly empty except for booze, men, and excuses to remain a victim of circumstance.
Does Tess have what it takes to pull from deep within the strength and courage to take action to change her life before she kills herself?
What happens to raise her awareness that if it doesn't kill you it can only make you stronger?