New Idea - - Official Magazine / Home and Away -

Hav­ing un­der­gone an em­bryo trans­plant pro­ce­dure at the IVF clinic, Tori (Penny Mcnamee) has never been more hope­ful.

“Be­ing a doc­tor, Tori is re­al­is­tic in her an­tic­i­pa­tion of the trans­fer,” says Penny. “How­ever, like any mother-tobe, nerves and anx­i­ety do take hold.”

But as Tori waits for the most im­por­tant news of her life along­side her donor Robbo (Jake Ryan), the sit­u­a­tion is about to get a whole lot more com­pli­cated. And, not sur­pris­ingly, the ris­ing ten­sion has ev­ery­thing to do with Robbo’s bur­geon­ing re­la­tion­ship with Jas­mine (Sam Frost)!

For when Tori tells her friend Leah (Ada Ni­code­mou) that Robbo was by her side dur­ing the pro­ce­dure, Jas­mine over­hears the con­ver­sa­tion – and is clearly shocked to learn this.

“Tori has al­ways made it clear that she was happy to go on this par­ent­hood jour­ney alone,” says Penny. “How­ever, when Robbo ex­pressed his de­sire to be there for her, she was grate­ful for his sup­port. But Tori is also very sen­si­tive to the fact that Robbo is in a re­la­tion­ship with Jas­mine, so it re­ally does up­set her now when she re­alises Jas­mine has been af­fected.” In­deed, feel­ing deeply be­trayed, Jas­mine later goes on to chal­lenge Robbo about why he chose to lie to her. “Jas and Robbo made a prom­ise to each other to be com­pletely hon­est, as they knew it was the only way mov­ing for­ward that this was go­ing to work,” says Sam.

“So, when Jas finds out that Robbo lied to her – telling her he wasn’t go­ing to be in the room, but would just be ner­vously pac­ing up and down the cor­ri­dor out­side – it was a kick in the guts for Jas­mine. She’s been so pa­tient and understanding.”

As Sam says, Jas­mine now finds her­self ask­ing whether she and Robbo have a fu­ture.

“More than ever, she starts to think, ‘Where do I fit into this? You’re not be­ing a fair part­ner, you’re put­ting 110 per cent ef­fort into Tori and the baby and zero into me.’ She doesn’t feel he’s be­ing rea­son­able or con­sid­er­ate to her.”

Af­ter tak­ing time to think things through, Robbo says some­thing to Jas­mine that could change ev­ery­thing!

Mean­while, the big ques­tion re­mains: will Tori and Robbo re­ceive the news they’re des­per­ately hop­ing for?

Tori has been grate­ful for Robbo’s sup­port.

Will Robbo’s lies ruin his re­la­tion­ship with Jas­mine?

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