||Belle drops out of college to marry Dan, disappointing her parents. A short time later, Dan goes overseas for his military service and Belle grows bored. She dates other men, but none seriously. Dan returns from the Korean War with an artificial leg. Bored once more, Belle gets a job in advertising, but resigns when she has a child. Belle and Dan’s married friend Eric fall in love, but Eric reconciles with his wife after Belle asks Dan for a divorce. Dan says he still loves Belle and won’t divorce her.