(During the Billie triangle) They can’t just throw Steve and Kayla back together, you know. They have to let the longing build, give new viewers a chance to get to know them.
(During BSC Steve) They are totally going to flesh out Steve’s motivations for acting the way he is towards Kayla.
(When the Pocket story started) This is a great way to placate the Baby Boy Johnson groupies without saddling Steve and Kayla with a baby permanently.
(When Phillip left Belle after the truth about Claire’s paternity came out) The Phillip/Belle/Shawn triangle is finally over!