Growing up is easy – and growing up is difficult? Berlin girl Charlie finds it damn hard to keep the expectations of her environment and her own apart. Her boyfriend, Marco, wants a child, and her colleague, Gerry, surmises, unsolicited, “Five years together? Well, there'll be three of you certainly soon…? “But Charlie is not at all sure: Is it nice to have a child, or would she herself disappear, with her needs? Charlie is challenged quite a bit in her job as a teacher, and things are not going well with Marco. Everything was so wonderfully easy and spontaneous in the beginning... She would like some of the excitement of yesteryear when she went out dancing until sunrise. Others find it easier: Gerry buys a caravan and wants to drift towards the Balkans, her best friend breaks with her backpack to Asia. And then Charlie’s beloved, fun-loving granny gets sick, too. Is that how it is to be an adult...?