Monday 24th: Jackson reckons Aaron’s spending too much time at Dale Head, but Aaron disagrees. Later, as they sit watching a DVD together, Jackson insists Aaron should go to the pub for last orders – but Aaron claims he’d rather be with Jackson.
Tuesday 25th: Jackson tells Aaron that he doesn’t want him to sacrifice everything to be his carer. Aaron tries to avoid the conversation, but Jackson insists that he needs to find a balance in his life and not be held back. Aaron reluctantly agrees that he’ll go to the pub if that will make Jackson happy, but is it a hollow victory for Jackson?
Wednesday 26th: Jackson uses his video diary to voice his concerns over Aaron. But Aaron still turns up at lunchtime and suggests lunch at The Woolpack. Jackson agrees but later admits to Hazel that he loves Aaron too much to let him waste his life looking after him.
Thursday 27th (7pm): Aaron is annoyed with Paddy for speaking to Jackson about the amount of time they are spending together. Later, Jackson persuades Aaron to spend the evening without him.
Thursday 27th (8pm): Everyone tries to make Aaron realise that he can care for Jackson but still have a life of his own too. Aaron calls in to see Jackson afterwards and promises that the following night he will go out and have some fun.
Friday 28th: Aaron spots Jackson in the pub with his carer Joe and confirms he is heading into town with Adam, Ryan and Debbie. Jackson declines an invite to join them and as they head off, Aaron briefly reappears to give him a quick kiss before heading out.
Monday 31st: Adam and Aaron visit Bar West, where they play pool and are joined by Flynn, who thrashes them. When Aaron makes a joke about hunting him down if he doesn’t go easy with the next game, Flynn cheekily suggests Aaron could give him his number instead and Aaron’s struck by a wave of attraction towards him. Later, when Jackson quizzes him about his night, Aaron fails to mention the encounter to Jackson. Feeling conflicted, Aaron hides his guilt.