However, down deep Karen knows there’s more at play between them. The realization as to what it could be doesn’t come to the fore for several months after her marriage to Nick.
Nevertheless, it does when Lucas catches her in a passionate embrace with the neighbor. Lucas, her father-in-law, pressures Karen into doing things that she would never have imagined herself doing before this episode in her life. From that point on, her life takes a dramatic turn for the worse.