Blue Valentine

Dean is a young hopeless romantic high school dropout, working for a moving company in Brooklyn. Cindy is an aspiring doctor studying pre-med, living with her constantly fighting parents and caring for her grandmother in Pennsylvania. She is also dating a fellow student named Bobby. During intercourse one day, Bobby doesn't use protection causing an angered Cindy to break up with him. Dean and Cindy meet at her grandmother's nursing home while Dean is delivering a new resident's furniture. He gives her his number but she never calls. They coincidentally meet again on a bus and begin dating shortly afterwards. The two fall deeply in love and soon, after their romance, a jealous Bobby finds out and beats Dean up.