Eric and Donna decide against telling anybody that they are back together. Rick decides to leave town but declares where ever he goes he wont be able to forget Phoebe. Stephanie looks forward to a family Christmas and Ridge assures his mother that Brooke will be there without Rick. Donna thinks that Eric should spend Chrstmas with his family. Brooke has a change of heart and does not want Rick to leave. Thorne decides to be honest with his mother about what he did before she hears it from Eric.