Caroline Boykins is a 25 year old woman who has spent the last two years stuck in the grief of losing her husband. Her depression has taken over her life and made it difficult for her to do the most basic of task. She doesn't work and has neglected both her household duties and herself. With some encouragement from her sister Cynthia and a therapist she is slowing learning to put the pieces back together. Her first order of business is finding a job. Her first interview is with Ethan Gregory a local billionaire of a pharmaceutical company.
Ethan Gregory is not looking forward to hiring a new Secretary. He has found himself in this predicament because of a relationship with a former secretary that went bad. She has since been sending message after message to get his attention and it is starting to wear on him. Ethan regrets his lapse in professionalism from having had an intimate relationship with her. He now wants to cut all ties and will soon have to address her growing extremes in behavior. He meets Caroline and is immediately drawn to her. It isn't until she is in his office that he realizes just how strong her pull on him is.