Max and Tanya worry when they realise that Lauren has not returned home all night and their fears deepen when they find out the truth about where she was the night before.
Carl continues to manipulate many residents in Walford to uncover information for his own gain and his presence is clearly making Kirsty anxious.
Max and Tanya are devastated as they wait for news on Lauren but when they realise the true extent of her problems, Tanya realises she needs to take matters into her own hands.
Kirsty tries to be there for Max but she is still desperately worried that she hasn't fallen pregnant yet but will she finally get the news she is hoping for?
Lauren returns home and Max and Tanya are determined to keep her from harm but it only takes something small to send Lauren spiralling again. Can Max and Tanya save Lauren from herself?
Kirsty is extremely on edge when she thinks Carl may have rumbled her plan - is Kirsty's world set to crumble around her?
Abi is stunned when she discovers her mum's plan and she is determined that Max knows the truth. However, when Max finally learns how far Tanya is going for the sake of their children, will he stand in her way or will he let the love of his life go and do what's best for their family?
Max finally realises the extent of Kirsty's lies and despite all her excuses he makes it known how he really feels.