Athena Romano is an independent woman. Her business is successful, and she is writing her second travel book. Her daughter, Aria, is in a relationship with Trevor Young, and when Athena travels with them to Texas to meet Trevor’s family, Athena’s patience is put to the test. Trevor’s much older brother, Troy, questions what Athena eats, the type of movies she likes, and even her sleeping habits. Athena is annoyed by Troy’s reaction, but she will not let him get to her. Eventually, adversity turns to attraction for Athena and Troy. That is until Athena flees back to Boston. It is a long way from Texas to Boston, and the road to happiness takes many twists and turns.