Abe makes a plea for Nicole to reach out and help Eric, but she’s haunted by Eric’s accusations and the fact that he could believe she’d do something so incredibly awful. Nicole goes for a walk where she runs into Eric, stunned to see him wearing civilian clothes. Earlier, Eric is suspended from the priesthood until his innocence can be proven. He’s devastated as he’s forced to remove his collar. Shane and Kimberly reach out to Theresa. Kimberly gets her daughter alone and they talk about how they didn’t get along after Theresa discovered boys – mainly because Kim was afraid Theresa would make the same mistakes she did. Theresa softens and realizes her mom does love her. Meanwhile, Shane and Caroline reminisce. Shane and Kimberly ultimately leave town, hoping Theresa truly intends to turn her life around. Overloaded with work, EJ asks Sami to take on more responsibility at DiMera. Sami is appreciative but still mad that he didn’t tell her Eric and Kristen slept together. EJ promises he was only trying to protect her. Later, EJ goes to Abigail and delivers a message from Chad – he’s not coming back to Salem. Abigail is slightly affected, but she can’t forgive what Chad did. EJ tries to make her see that Chad loved her, and Abigail realizes he knew that his brother was faking a brain tumor. Earlier, Will and Abigail discuss how happy they are about Gabi’s modeling comeback. At the same time, Sonny lays into Gabi for not disclosing that her new gig is in New York and that she is taking Arianna with her. Will comes home and gets caught up to speed. He’s furious but Gabi argues this will be good for her – and most importantly, her baby.