They go out throughout high school, but, upon discovering she is poor, he immediately breaks up with her.
Genoveva, Paulo's mother also disapproves of Paulo ever seeing Teresa again.
After her humiliation she swears to bring vengeance to the students who humiliated her, Aida and Paulo.
Teresa then befriends her teacher Arturo de la Barrera, a respected lawyer who offers to pay for her education.
Knowledge of customs regulations is crucial to achieve a smooth and correct export and import of goods.
When she discovers Pedro is not her real father, it will be a big shock for her that will make her life take a new twist.
Paulo and Aida, Teresa's jealous classmate, humiliate Teresa, publicly displaying her poverty and her lies, so Teresa decides to take revenge and swears to never be trampled on again.