THIS WEEK IN SPOILERS
Animal Kingdom: Deran throws an eventful party.
Barracuda: As Danny prepare for his biggest meet, his feelings for Martin grow. Martin gets closer to his girlfriend Lauren, fueling Danny’s jealousy. Where will that anger take him?
EastEnders: The Mitchell family get awful news when they get word from the hospital that Ben has been in a terrible accident and is in critical condition. By the time the family get to the hospital, they learn that Ben has died as a result of his injuries. The Mitchells are devastated by the news and eventually Phil and Ian have to identify the body. And while this is going on, where is Paul?
Meanwhile, Johnny learns he’s passed his exams.
Emmerdale: Robert has kidnapped Ryan, threatening to kill him if he doesn’t stop trying to blackmail him. Ryan begs Robert not to hurt him, saying he’s desperate because he has people he owes money to. Ryan feels sorry for Robert and gives him the cash, warning him to never come back. Ryan runs, but Robert realizes that someone has been watching the entire incident.
Later, Liv is upset that Robert and Aaron are fighting again and after seeing it’s because Ryan has returned, Liv feels guilty and seeks Finn’s advice on how to get them back together. Liv enacts a plan, but will it work?
Any chance at peace ends, however, after Aaron find out that Ross shot Robert as part of his deal with Andy and that Andy let Aaron go to jail for a crime he didn’t commit. Robert begs Aaron to get it go, but Aaron refuses and attacks Andy in front of Chrissie. When Chrissie demands to know what’s going on, Aaron tells her the ugly truth.
Elsewhere, Lawrence continues to struggle with the reveal of his being gay. Lachlan tries to talk to Lawrence, but Lawrence only continues to push his family away. Lawrence gets so angry with Lachlan that he slaps the boy, shocking them both. Later, Lawrence decides to start divorce proceedings against Bernice. Andy is upset that Lawrence is being so nasty to his family and urges Lawrence to accept that he’s gay.
In other news, Ronnie gets to the chance to stay in the village for good after he gets a surprising offer.
People of the Valley: Tyler learns a shocking secret, but will he actually remember what he’s been told? Later, the guys discuss their future, but Iolo is upset by Tyler’s behavior, which could put everything in jeopardy.
The Haves and the Have Nots: Jeffrey and Melissa scheme to work together to get out of the arranged marriage Veronica is blackmailing them into. And when Jeffery learns that Wyatt is believed dead, will his grief and anger push him beyond the point of no return?
TEASERS FOR NEXT WEEK
Barracuda: As the series comes to a close, Danny has to face his feelings — and if he’ll ever swim again.
Coronation Street: Todd and Billy’s secret is nearly exposed.
Emmerdale: Aaron has to make a difficult decision.
Days of Our Lives: Sonny (finally) returns to Salem and he and Paul are reunited.
Holby City: Dom is wary after Isaac invites him to a lavish party.
River City: Patrick confronts the man who sexually abused him.
Shortland Street – Jack makes a shocking discovery.
That’s it for this edition of Gays of our Lives. Please share your comments on the thoughts and opinions expressed in this week’s column below. See you next week!