Brooke fights her tears as Ridge confesses his love to her. Brooke reminds him that she is married, but admits to Ridge that she would find it hard seeing him with another woman. Donna meets with Nick and asks him to let her live her life and stop trying to control her the way he does Brooke. Nick warns Donna that Ridge will only hurt her. Donna heads over to Ridge, who tells Donna that Brooke is fighting her feelings for him. Ridge informs Donna of Nicks idea of bringing Brooke on board at Marone Industries. Nick has Brooke sit in on his board meeting, but one of the share holders belittles Brooke for having no idea about oil and shipping. Phoebe supports Taylor when she decides its time to tell Thorne the truth. Hector stops them and takes them to a jail to meet Diane Walker, a woman imprisoned for vehicular manslauter.