Her job makes it financially possible for her little sister, Gözde to attend the school as a student. One day Hayat gets an urgent phone call saying her little sister is in danger at a party. Hayat arrives at the given address just in time to stop her unconscious sister from being raped by a fellow student. When Hayat confronts the boy’s rich father about the incident he makes sure she loses her job. Hayat gets a new job at a state school where she faces corruption and has to fight the system in order to give her students a good education. With her cleverness and wits, Hayat manages to juggle her way around the money grabbing school administration and both sisters eventually win the students’ trust and hearts Bitter Sweet Life was one of the most popular new series of 2016 17 on Star TV in Turkey, the number one drama series on Sunday evenings during the season..