“What I wanted more than anything was to make you happy,” Billy sadly informs Victoria. With tears in her eyes, she responds, “Billy, I just need you to keep trying.” But he cuts in to ask, “Trying to be something that I’m not?”
Later, lying in a bed with his face bruised and beaten, Billy admits to Amanda that his relationship with Victoria is over. “It’s just not gonna work no matter how hard we try,” he confesses. And in the dive bar, Billy tries to insist that his friendship with Amanda is not the issue. “We’re not having an affair,” he reminds the attorney. But as Amanda notes, “There are all kinds of infidelities.”
So in the end, Victoria can do nothing but stand there impotently as Billy takes his packed bags and walks out the door. “Billy has left,” she later confides to Nikki, “and he’s never coming back.” Nikki can offer her daughter comfort, but is there anything that anyone can do to bring Billy back to them?
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