John Caden had unfortunately experienced the affects brought on by his wife having an affair, which resulted in a pregnancy. Though he tried to raise the child as his own, the severe panic attacks brought on by the emotional confusion forced him to abandon his family, realizing that he was not able to properly raise, support or protect them. Only three years after leaving his wife and children, John would meet another woman. However, that relationship also would result in a child born from an affair. After serving two and a half years in prison, John becomes a successful writer. He cannot trust another woman with his heart, but would ultimately find that his secretary is more than he could ever imagine. Both would find their past come around, full circle.