Alcoholism is a multi-generational disorder, effecting even an alcoholic’s child/children. Isolation is perhaps one of the worst problems these young adults face. Kristen gets caught working on Christmas Eve, establishing a long-running joke at her firm, where nobody knows her background.
As is often the case people like Kristen find it easier to stay in their shell or the safety of something they do well, rather then risk rejection. Sometimes when people like Kristen gamble on love they find themselves attracted to “bad boys or bad girls” and find trust a major burden. Does Kristen learn to trust Stern? Read Justice Is For the Deserving, next year to find out!