In the magnificent city of Chicago, a circle of friends, told in turns, narrate their experiences within a two-year period. In part one, we hear from the ladies and the table turns in part two when the gentlemen share their perspectives. Many of their trials and tribulations revolve around issues that are true to life. Haley and Matt bite their tongues as her mother's sense, yet comical demeanor acts as a major interference. Savannah and Vince struggle with hurt feelings as problems in the bedroom arise. Michelle and Rob are so much alike that their marriage is failing from the separate lives they lead. Becky is a morbidly obese woman who fears the unconscious when her intense dreams take her to an existence of panic. Finally, Abby and Mitchell seem to live in a glass house but a secret friendship will shatter their perfect little home. Each chapter brings you closer to the characters on a more intimate level while keeping you in suspense until the last word. When you are finished weighing life, it is quite possible the characters will remain in your thoughts. Get ready and hang on because there are many twists and turns to be expected.