The pair have struggled to stay on stable ground ever since becoming an item, and things get worse in the coming days as Ste's attention seems to be constantly focused on his ex-lover Brendan Brady.
Doug (PJ Brennan) can't help but feel pushed out, so Ste tries to make it up to him by suggesting that they can spend the afternoon together.
Just as the duo are about to enjoy each other's company, however, Ste (Kieron Richardson) receives a phone call - it's about Brendan…
At the end of his tether with the situation, it seems that Doug could be ready to leave Hollyoaks - but will Ste be able to change his mind?
Hollyoaks airs these scenes on Monday, September 24 at 6.30pm on Channel 4.
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