Cal Weaver (Steve Carell), married to his high school sweetheart, Emily (Julianne Moore), believes his life is perfect. He likes his job, he owns a house and has great kids. All that changes when he finds out Emily is having an affair and wants a divorce.
Cal, who hasn’t dated in years, doesn’t know what to do. One night as he’s drowning his sorrows at a local bar, he meets a handsome, thirty-something Jacob (Ryan Gosling), who opens Cal’s eyes to the many options before him.