Stephanie helps Amber pick out a dress and flowers for the wedding. Deacon phones and urges Amber to call it off. Deacon tells Amber that the Forresters set him up and want him out of the picture. Deacon tells Amber that everyone has a weak spot, and that’s where he’s going to hit them. Amber asks Stephanie about their visit to Deacon. Stephanie confirms that they’re not giving him the money and they’re not letting him visit his son until after the wedding. Amber wishes they could have just left Deacon alone, knowing how lonely and hurt Deacon is feeling. Amber insists that Deacon has changed and he didn’t deserve to be treated that way. Stephanie insists that there’s nothing Deacon can do now to make trouble at Amber’s wedding. Eric, Brooke and Bridget’s friends get ready to surprise her at Mannequins. Rick shows up, but Amber stays home to work on the wedding preparations. Bridget tells Julie and Betsy that her mystery man may come to the party. They remind her to act surprised, and they go in. Bridget is thrilled to see her family, her friends and her favorite deejay there to help celebrate her eighteenth birthday. Deacon slips in and spots Bridget. He watches as Eric, Brooke and Rick make speeches wishing Bridget a happy birthday. Deacon catches Bridget alone and gives her a birthday kiss that leaves her breathless. Deacon tells himself that he hates to do this to Bridget, but he has to get Amber and Little D. back.