Eva Hanover hits 40 years of age...and she has it all: a brilliant career, a gorgeous brownstone in Brooklyn, and a sexy husband. Or, at least, she thought. In the wink of an eye, Eva's husband leaves her. She loses the brownstone and throws away her career in a fit of pique. With only the clothes on her back, she flees New York for the sunnier climate of Key Largo.
Lillian is a 40-something mother whose life is miserable. Her husband hits her when he drinks and her grown daughter treats her as a servant. Realizing that she is wasting time on two people who just don't care, Lillian leaves her little family of self-indulgent narcissists in search of a more meaningful life.