To deal with the pressure of balancing school and work, Flora Williams turns to prescription pills. Soon after, she falls in love with an older man named Matt. But when he reveals his true colors, the relationship takes a volatile turn.
After surviving a brutal gang attack at 17, Lashonda Woodard vows to never let anyone hurt her again. Over the next several years, she falls in love with three different men. But each time they instigate violence, she fights back...with a knife.
A city girl moves to a small country town, and the only thing that keeps her busy is trouble. After years of failed relationships, Misty reconnects with her soulmate Mark. But their relationship is a roller coaster ride of drugs, sex, and violence.
When tragedy strikes, it sends Paula down a path of pain and despair, but she gets her life back on track after years of hard work, then a demon lurking inside awakens turning Paula's new life upside down.
A bored teenager looking for trouble finally finds it after becoming pregnant. After many struggles, Heather finds stability in a woman named Terri. When Terri isn't giving Heather the attention and loyalty she needs, things turn deadly.
Trena Archie grew up with big dreams, but ended up with horrible nightmares. As she lives the fast life in Vegas and LA, she gets involved with countless powerful men. After being exploited one too many times, Trena gets her revenge, with a knife.
Laura Lewis struggles through a difficult childhood and learns from her mother at a young age that "a man will either beat on you, or cheat on you." When Laura grows up and gets a man that does both, she decides it's time to fight back, with a knife.