It’s the late 21st to early 22nd century and any woman seeking to marry the man she loves must first prove to society that she can be a good wife, mother home maker. Women are required to attend a training camp to learn these skills before a marriage license can be issue. No certificate equals no license. Some think it’s a good idea and others thinks it’s a horrible idea. Come conform and others resist.
It’s a dystopian novel in many ways but not the traditional way.