Max (Jake Wood) has been living at the B&B with Kirsty in recent days, while his daughters Lauren and Abi have been keeping their distance from him following his split from Tanya.
When Tanya (Jo Joyner) returns home to Walford, however, it's just as Max and Kirsty have finally managed to make some progress with the rest of the family.
Abi agrees that the reunited couple can come for dinner at the Branning house, and although the atmosphere is extremely awkward at first, it's not long before fun-loving Kirsty (Kierston Wareing) finds a way to break the ice.
With all parties suddenly getting on better, the first thing Tanya sees when she walks through the door is everyone laughing and joking together.
It's immediately clear to Tanya that Max is happily back with Kirsty, and she also gets the impression that Lauren and Abi have been doing just fine without her.
When Max tries to explain the situation, what kind of a response will he get from Tanya?
EastEnders airs these scenes on Thursday, February 21 and Friday, February 22 on BBC One.
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