“Let’s make a baby, it’s now or never”, says Marlene, filmmaker Marko Doringer’s girlfriend. But Marko has mixed feelings about it. He doesn’t have a steady job or any reliable income. A decent pension, later? Forget it! How can all of this fit together with a relationship and family? Marko talks to his friends and parents to find out how they deal with the balancing act between relationships, family and work. Does anyone have a recipe for a happy and fulfilling life?