Jimmy Baxter has a shameful family secret. His father has a drinking problem that’s getting out of hand. He tries to ignore his dysfunctional home life, but finds it impossible to do when his mother keeps ending up with unexplained bruises and broken bones. It all ends in an explosive confrontation that lands both father and son in the hospital. A son must confess in order to save his mother, but does he have the heart to betray his father?
Jessica Pritchard is too embarrassed to invite any friends over because of her alcoholic mother. Since the death of her husband, Michele Pritchard has buried her grief and pain at the bottom of a bottle. Jessica is left to take care of her younger sibling and handle all the responsibilities her mom can’t cope with. One night, Michele is attacked while leaving the bar, and she’s too drunk to fend off the culprit. Will the excessive drinking leave her two daughters motherless?