Rick tells Bridget that they have to talk about Amber and Deacon. They have to be realistic and accept that Deacon and Amber have a history or their marriages won’t stand a chance. He advises her to face any doubts she has about Deacon right away. Stephanie explains that she walked Brooke down the aisle for the sake of family unity, but the wedding was not a joyous occasion. She points out the disgrace and scandal that Brooke has brought the family, and expresses concern that one day she will hurt Thorne too. Thorne accuses Stephanie of never forgiving Brooke for marrying Eric. Stephanie insists that Brooke’s only commitment is to herself. Thorne tells Ridge that Stephanie will never accept his marriage. Stephanie tells Ridge that Thorne has blinders on where Brooke is concerned, and she’s sure that it’s just a matter of time before Brooke does to Thorne what she’s done to every other man in the family. Brooke tells Deacon that Amber is his destiny and urges him not to let her get away. He has to fight for her no matter what it takes. Brooke explains that she understands the passion that he’s feeling because she’s felt it too. She tells him that she’s been in love time and time again, but there’s only one man for her. Thorne stops outside when he hears Brooke talking with passion about the man who completes her, but he’s shocked when Brooke slips and reveals that her soulmate is Ridge!