Susan finds herself in a one-sided marriage, where she feels all rejected and alone. Yet her main aim and objective is to raise emotionally strong and healthy children. At the same time, she has to face a jealous mother-in-law, Adassa, who believes that the place Susan occupies in life rightfully belongs to her.
With strong spirit and emotions and a good education as her foundation to afford her financial stability, Susan is able to remain firm in the face of her adversaries. In spite of all this, she is very outspoken in the local newspaper about the social and political direction of her country.