Three young Praguers experience the sorrows and pleasures of partner life. Sasa forces husband Karel to a relationship pause. Shortly thereafter, he meets her friend Dusan, to whom she moves temporarily. She finds refuge with him. They are both trying to work out their relationships and provide support for each other as they falter in their uncertainty. Although there is no romantic relationship between them, they discover a strong bond that they seem to lack when dealing with other people.