Victor is a young man who comes from a working class background and is doing everything in his power to rise above his impoverished circumstances to make something of himself. However, just as he is on the verge of breaking into the white collar world, his girlfriend becomes pregnant. Much to his horror, he is forced to marry her. While he cares about her, this derails the plans that he had for his life, and he has some huge adjustments to make. One of the biggest issues he has is dealing with her mother, who is extremely controlling and domineering.