Denise finally gives in from the pressure of her ex-husband Lucas Johnson. She agrees to meet him after she initially contacted him over concerns for his son Jordan.
Speaking with Claudette, she realises how lonely she really is and takes the first steps in contacting Lucas again.
Lucas agrees to discuss his son with her but she will have to go to the prison and see him face to face. Denise speaks to Shirley who is facing the same situation, whether to go and visit her son Dean.
Things become a little clearer for Denise at the prison, she realises that she still has feelings for him when they come face to face for the first time in 5 years.
Lucas feels that Denise still holds a flame for him and he uses this to reel her back in, claiming that he is the only one who can save them both.
The following day, Gloria arrives to see Denise to discuss the situation with Jordan. Patrick admits that he doesn't trust Lucas or his son.
EastEnders airs these scenes on Thursday, February 4 at 7.30pm and Friday, February 5 at 8pm on BBC One.