But when he ignores her, Nancy wonders why.
With Nancy wanting Darren to get his priorities straight with Charlie, Mandy confides in Jack that she’s worried about leaving Darren alone with Nancy.
Finding it hard to distance himself away from Nancy, Jack warns Darren to stay away, reminding him that he has a new family now.
Not knowing why Darren is avoiding her, Nancy is confused but Jack tells her that it's for the best. Only, she needs Darren's help with Charlie as he's the only one who understands.
Elsewhere, Ella continues to display signs that she’s struggling so Luke suggests that Mandy should take Ella on holiday and Cindy offers to tag along.
Hollyoaks continues Mondays - Fridays at 6.30pm on Channel 4