Welcome back! That's a fair point. I can see Flack leaving Danny's personal life for him to sort through. Flack seemed to make what happened in that episode about him and Danny and not anything external, which fair enough--Flack was the one who chased Danny all over town and risked his neck for Danny. Who Danny is sleeping with or doing whatever with is Danny's business, and Flack would respect that. I think she intended to, but I think Lindsay may have been putting it off. If she'd been hellbent on talking to Danny then, she wouldn't have stopped to talk to Mac. And as much as I think what they said to each other was honest, I think Lindsay kind of felt let off the hook a little bit. Mac isn't good at dealing with Danny either (he's better than he thinks he is, actually, and certainly better at it than Lindsay is), so Lindsay kind of found a kindred spirit on the issue in that moment. Yeah, I could see that if she did go and say that to him, he'd take it as a form of rejection or her saying, "I don't want to deal with you now. Take it to someone who can." Which isn't what she meant, but how insecure Danny would take it. I can see that. She was giving him what she would have needed, not what he needed. But if she really knew him, she would know he needed the support and to talk about it--in which case she took the coward's way. Agreed... for Lindsay it was much more, a sign of how their relationship was devolving. Danny took it literally--she was mad he forgot her birthday. Good point about the lunch being the final rejection, though again, I can't help but come back to her needing to reach out to him in an apparent way--"I want to be there for you"--rather than going about it the way she did, in ways that could be misinterpreted. I do think Lindsay's inability to be there for him pushed him away, and I think it just highlights why they're not good for each other. Ultimately, their problems add up to bad communication, which they've never bridged, even now that they're married and have a child. I would very much like to see that as well! Maybe, though I don't think Danny was ever unfriendly to her (except for when he confronted her in RND)--reserved maybe, but Danny is a pretty warm guy. Possibly, but she might have done it in a way that seemed confrontational, which would have led him to try to brush it off or diffuse the situation in one way or another. Unless she sat him down and said, "I need to know what's going on with you," which I think we can safely say she didn't, it seems to me that it's likely whatever conversation happened between them wasn't very meaningful or deep. They communicate very badly. He did give her more credit back in seasons two and three, but I can see why that kind of eroded during season four. Here he is in his time of need, and his girlfriend--who he was so supportive of and good to in season three before they were even dating--can't be bothered to return the favor. Danny probably did think less of her seeing her not reaching out to him. I think that's why part of the reason he did want to get back together with her, or at least be on good terms again--he realized she actually cared about him. I didn't notice that--just intensity coming off of Flack. I might have to go back and re-watch that scene! I think he was also surprised to find her there.