Love, hate, jealousy, and family relationships - True Life has it all. This book is a fictional story about the struggles of a modern American family. It begins with a single mother trying to raise two boys, Joseph and Jeremy, with no help. As the story progresses, the boys mature and begin experiencing different aspects of life. During their journey their mother meets an interesting man whom she marries. But the life that this new family has isn't all that its cracked up to be.