A young man works in a group home with several men who are mentally handicapped to some degree. Each of them has a distinct personality and several problems that flare up frequently. They are very fond of their caretaker, but they make his life extremely difficult, and he finds that he is always bringing his work home with him. He can't seem to relax at all, and it is having a detrimental effect on his relationship with the woman he loves. He feels like it might be time to seek other employment, but can he bear to leave his boys?