Will Whitney discover why Lauren and Steven's relationship is falling apart?
The cracks have been appearing in Lauren Branning and Steven Beale’s relationship for some time… Now they’re threatening to divide the couple for good.
Lauren’s got something important on her mind this week and she doesn’t know what to do about it. Her friend, Whitney Carter, has had more than her fair share of relationship troubles lately, so Lauren turns to her for advice.
Meanwhile, Lauren’s dad, Max, appears to be making an effort to build bridges with Steven but is he wasting his time?
This week, Lauren confides in Whitney about her floundering relationship with Steven…
Earlier, Lauren has a conversation with Jane about relationships…
Lauren's shocked when dad Max later tells her he wants to build bridges with Steven.
After being forced to spend another night with the Beales, Lauren makes an excuse to visit Whitney, who drags her out for a drink…
Lauren tries to placate Whitney when she tries to get to the bottom of what's going on with her.
Meanwhile, Max makes an effort with Steven and they talk about Lauren.
Things grow fraught between Lauren and Whitney, who shares some home truths with her friend… What will Lauren do next?
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