Some individuals never find the love of these everyday lives, and live to share with about it.

If Wendy Braitman had been writing a screenplay about her life, this scene would play at the very top, to create the tone.

It is 1993, and this woman is the 39-year-old only daughter of her moms and dads’ long and marriage that is loving. Her mom has suffered a stroke, therefore Braitman has flown from California to New York become with her. She is found by her mom awake, but groggy, and hopped up on meds. After an embrace, her mother asks, “So, how’s the man you’re seeing?”

“Mom, what boyfriend?” Braitman replies.