Victor is trying to comfort Ashley regarding her problems at home. She tells Victor that she brought this all on herself. Ashley loses her composure and tells Victor that he is not the person who she should be talking to about her marital woes. She runs out of the lab very upset and Victor appears to be very worried about her as he leaves the lab.
Steve confronts Traci about her true feelings for Brad. He asks her if she is starting to have feelings for Brad again. She tells him that Brad is not the problem in their marriage, it's the woman he had an affair with. Traci also tells Steve that she thinks it's alright for Brad to begin to have a relationship with Colleen. Steve apologizes for the affair and tells Traci he wants his family back. Brad enters and Steve to go back to his hotel room. Traci asks Brad what should she do about her marriage. Brad tells her the selfish part of him wants her to end her marriage and stay in town so he can have more time with his daughter. He tells her that it is ultimately her decision and he and Ashley will support her no matter what decision she makes.
Lauren is alone when she sees Isabella arrive. Isabella wonders to herself what is going to happen now that she's pregnant then Lauren asks to join her. Lauren questions Isabella about her relationship with Paul. Isabella tells Lauren that she can go after Paul if she wishes but he is still hung up on Christine. Lauren tries to convince that she might be better off to leave town, Isabella blurts out that she is pregnant with Paul's child.
Nick arrives and Sharon begins to tell him about the encounter between Warton and Tricia. Katherine, Victoria and Esther arrive to discuss plans with Sharon for her baby shower.
Malcolm visits his brother and finds out that Newman has made her a very generous offer. Neil tells Malcolm that Alex has yet to accept their offer. Alex arrives after meeting with Michael Baldwin at Gina's and tells a stunned Malcolm and Neil that she is declining the Newman job offer.
Victor asks Ashley what's bothering her. She tells him about Brad's refusal to have a baby with her and confides her fears that Brad's more connected to Colleen than Abby and her. He tells her that he will always be there for her.
Alex tells Malcolm that she's turned down the job offer. He's very confused but she claims that corporate law isn't her thing. Neil does his best to defend her decision. Mal tells his brother to hold off telling Vic the decision until he can change her mind. Alex working with Neil would be best for everyone, Malcolm tells Neil. In her office, Mal reminds Alex how they got together in her office. She puts off his romantic advances as she has work to do before packing up. He thinks she should find work before quitting. She admits that she already has another job. She doesn't mention where though as he expresses happiness for her in her new job.
Sharon and Nick make more baby plans. They get into a romantic mood as they talk about their future. Later as they sleep, Sharon has a dream about the baby and Matt Clark who tells her that he left his mark on both her and the baby. She tells him the baby wasn't affected by the drugs he gave her. He thinks she's not sure about that.
Traci and Steve talk about their almost reconciliation. She admits to getting carried away with the idea that she and Brad and Colleen could have been a family again. She asks him if he thinks they can stay together. He believes they can if she wants to. She tells him that anything she had with Brad pales in comparison to him. She lives him and wants to go home with him to NY.
Colleen is dismayed to learn that Steve has not left town and is working on getting back together with Traci. Brad does his best to tell his daughter that it would be best for all if Traci and Steve did reconcile. Colleen tells him that she doesn't need Steve now that he's back in her life. Maybe he and Traci can get back together and be a family again. Brad sits her down and tells her that will never happen. He apologizes for letting her fantasy get this far. He cares for Traci and always will, but Ashley is his wife. She cries and runs out.
Lauren is shocked when Isabella tells her she's pregnant. She isn't planning on telling Paul and she still plans to leave town. He's not over Christine and she doesn't think he ever will be. Lauren realizes that Paul doesn't know about the baby. Lauren tells Isabella to tell him, but she remains adamant that it is her decision. As she gets up to leave she has a cramp and dizzy spell. Lauren tells her to put off leaving town until the morning.
Michael, acting as Christine's attorney, visits Paul about the divorce proceedings. The date's been set for next week. Mike asks Paul about the beautiful woman he was with at Jack's party (Isabella). Paul tells him it's none of his business. Michael keeps pushing his buttons by saying that the divorce is best for all and maybe Isabella can help him get over Christine. Paul punches him out in anger. Later, Paul puts away his pictures of Christine. He calls the hospital asking about Isabella and learns that she's been discharged.