Kimani Goode, 24, lives in the projects of Compton, California with her cheating/abusive boyfriend Shia. She's trying to make up to her goals of being a tattoo artist and owning her own store but he always gets in the way. Kimani and Shia been dating since they were only 14. When they were 18 stuff hit the fan when he cheats on her with two different woman. When she confronted him about it, he got so mad that he put his hands on her. Ever since then, that been his thing.. cheats and when she confronts him then he beats her. She wants to leave him but her love for him took a toll on her and she couldn't find the guts for it. They've been going out for years and that's what also effects her cause she never been with anybody else but him and couldn't see her self single or with anybody else. One day while she's at the park drawing out the scenery, a little boys toy lands in front of her and that's when she meets Jacy Hernandez, 25. He apologizes for his son and introduces himself to her. They eventually get really close and start catching slow feelings for each other and she needs to find a way to deal with Jacy in one hand and Shia in the other. Trouble hits her when Shia does find out about the secret feelings and secret friendship of them both and from there? Issa mess.