Casey tells Sara he thinks it may be over for Ben and Meg. Meg tells Maria she is there to get the rest of her things, but lets Maria know she isn't giving up on Ben. Maria admits that she still loves Ben and isn't ready to walk away. Ben arrives, and Maria steps out. Ben insists that although he has been supportive of Maria, he is committed to Meg. Meg reminds him that he has never answered her question: does he still love Maria? She declares they will never resolve this unless Ben is honest about his feelings. Ben is stunned when he realizes that Meg has taken off her wedding ring. He maintains that although a lot has changed since they exchanged rings, he still loves her as much as he did then. She wonders if she has his whole heart. He realizes she is slipping away from him. Sara arrives to speak with her sister. Sara suggests that Meg move in with the family, but Meg says she wants to stay with Casey, who lets her feel what she needs to feel. Later, Sara begs Ben not to let Meg go, and Ben blames Sara for the situation. Upstairs, Meg packs and remembers good times with Ben. As she left, Ben tells Meg she is in his heart and always will be. Sara runs into Tim on the beach, and makes a pact to help him get Meg if he helps her keep Casey.
Ricardo insists that Gabi can't take the new assignment, and Gabi bristles that she doesn't need Ricardo's permission to do anything. The chief brings AJ in, and he explains that he has an embezzlement problem. Later, Ricardo admits he doesn't want to lose Gabi. She says that she worries about him while he works, too, but she never tells him not to. Gabi urges him to accept that she wants to do this. He wonders why there was so much tension between them lately. AJ interrupts, wanting to know if Gabi has made a decision. Gabi informs him she is taking the job, to Ricardo's chagrin. Carmen is sure that Gabi is at the root of Antonio's decision to leave Sunset Beach. She is suspicious of Gabi's "supporting" his move, but Antonio says that Gabi understands him. Carmen grows frantic when she realizes that Antonio requested the transfer. He is determined to go and declares that no one can stop him.