Episode 115 Recap: "The Truth Will Set You Free"
"You care to know why?" he asks. "Want to talk about this?"
"Talk about what?" Veronica says quietly. "Talk about the fact that the man that I love, the man that I have a child with, have been through so many ups and downs with, the man that's been by my side for 25 years is a graceful liar?"
David tries to explain, but Veronica tells him she'd rather have come home and found him sleeping with another woman. Now that she knows David is so good at lying, she can't tell how many of his words throughout their marriage have been true.
"I do love you," David says, taking her hand. "And I am truly sorry."
"That was graceful," Veronica says, "but is it a lie?"
At the Cryer mansion, Jim comes home to find Katheryn in bed reading. He says they need to talk and that Katheryn should have a conversation with Amanda. Katheryn says she's not ready to talk to her.
"Your daughter is falling apart right now in the other room because she is waiting to hear what you are thinking," Jim says.
"She is going to have to wait just a little bit longer," Katheryn says. She tells Jim that his coming to her is typical. "You leave them in shambles, and you wait for me to pick up the pieces. Right now, I don't have the strength to pick up the pieces for anyone else but myself."
"Well, you better find the damn strength," Jim says. "Get out of bed and go talk to your daughter."
Katheryn accuses Jim of causing Amanda's suicide attempt. Jim is hurt and confused, but Katheryn tells him that his affairs send the message that it's acceptable to use and objectify women.
"Everything that you are doing out there is coming back to you through your daughter," Katheryn says. Jim says that if it's his fault, it's Katheryn's fault too, but she says that's not true.
"I have done nothing but love you," she says. "I know you married me for my name and my family's good standing. And I know you're still with me just riding that name. I knew it then, and I have endured hell from you. But I swear to you, I will not let you leave until you have endured as much hell from me as you have given me."
Jim tells Katheryn to get off her high horse and go hug her daughter, but Katheryn tells him to leave.
"Love to," Jim says as he leaves Katheryn alone.