There was no action, no suspense, and the storylines didn’t move along at a fevered pitch, but on January 31, General Hospital decided to visit its characters and there was rarely a moment that didn’t have us riveted.
First, we got the Dawn of Day house and a private “seminar” between Kristina (Lexi Ainsworth) and Alexis (Nancy Lee Grahn) that felt more like a therapy session.
As Shiloh (Coby Ryan McLaughlin) mediated, he didn’t look sinister or manipulating; he just looked like a man genuinely interested in what these two women had to say. That was… unexpected.
When the session was over and Alexis explained to Kristina that she’s always had her respect, but maybe didn’t always have her acceptance. She said what so many mothers feel as their children become young adults.
Alexis has had to learn to accept Kristina for who she is now and not the person she envisioned she’d be as she was growing up.
We all have dreams and visions for our children, but we also eventually realize these are human beings separate from us. It was a very real moment between mother and child and one so many can relate to.
Our next real moment that could have been preachy — yet was anything but — came when Elizabeth (Rebecca Herbst) had a frank heart-to-heart talk with Lucas (Ryan Carnes) and Brad (Parry Shen) about Aiden’s (Jason David) current life as a third grader.
They saw her reading books on parenting a gay child and knew something was up. And, Liz finally had two friends and co-workers to talk to who might know exactly what her sweet little boy is going through.
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