Ridge tells Eric and Stephanie about the a wonderful time he and Taylor had on their vacation. After, Ridge comments to Stephanie that Massimo destroyed Brooke's family. Stephanie notes that she is grateful to Massimo for doing what he did. Sally visits Massimo in his new office, asking him if he has ever gotten over Stephanie. Massimo tells Sally that he has another very dear friend, and gives Sally a kiss on both cheeks. Later, Ridge barges into Massimo's office and orders him to leave town. Massimo assures Ridge that he's not going anywhere. Brooke informs Deacon that although she's on the rebound, she doesn't believe in casual sex. Deacon can't help feeling comfortable and calm around Brooke. Brooke tells Deacon that he has made her feel like a woman again - and she doesn't feel guilty about sleeping with him. They discuss how unbelievable their unlikely relationship is.