Jason: Carol, are you implying that your mother and I created an atmosphere in which you could not tell us how you felt?
Carol: I'm not implying it. I'm flat out saying it!
Maggie: So you went through this whole charade just so you wouldn't hurt our feelings?
Carol: Yes! And if you look at it in that light, my deception was... was an act of love.
Maggie: Don't push it, Carol.