Rick confronts Abby with the birth control pills and asks her how she could lie to him. Abby admits that she never wanted to hurt him, but she also never wanted to have children. Rick asks if moving to D.C. would change her mind, but Abby says she can't promise anything. Aware that she's depressed about Max, Susan's family tries to lift her spirits by reminding her that she's part of their family. Later, Susan is surprised to receive a call from Max. After he describes exactly what she's doing, Susan is thrilled to turn around and see Max standing behind her on a cell phone. Danny and Michelle are inspecting the property for their new house at Laurel Falls. Things get passionate and Danny carries Michelle to the construction shack. They are shocked to discover that someone has been living there! Michelle is further terrified to find a picture of them. Phillip and Jim face off over the adoption issue. Phillip shows them the custody papers and Beth tears them up. A furious Jim insists Phillip just wants to own the children like he owns everything else. Beth begs Phillip to do something for someone else for a change, but Phillip still refuses to allow Jim to take his children.