Thirty-one-year-old Matthew Webster’s world is shattered when his wife walks out, leaving him to look after their four-year-old son, Joshua, alone. Grief and shock are compounded by the sudden need to juggle childcare with his demanding job as a theatre critic. Matthew works hard to rebuild his life, but is thwarted constantly by unanswered questions as to his wife’s whereabouts and her reasons for leaving. It is only as the truth emerges that he learns the full heartbreak and joy of unconditional love.