emmerdale spoilers follow.
emmerdale bad boy Cain Dingle surprises his wife Moira next week when he promises to cut off all contact with their young son Kyle Winchester.
Cain has fiercely defended his right to participate in Kyle’s upbringing recently, but that all changes the next week when he begins to realize that the schoolboy might be better off without him.
Last year, Cain’s bitter feud with Al Chapman ended in tragedy when Kyle intervened and shot Al. After Kyle came clean and was released on bail, he was barred from having any contact with Cain before trial.
In next week’s episodes, there’s another example of Kyle’s troubling behavior as he ends up in a violent altercation with Jimmy King’s son, Carl.
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Carl’s stepmother, Nicola King, threatens to call the police over Kyle’s behavior, which worries Amy Wyatt greatly.
United by concern for their son, Cain and Amy unite, asking Nicola not to involve the police.
Nicola finally agrees, but as Cain listens to what she thinks about the situation, he feels terrible realizing that the Emmerdale community blames their poor upbringing for Kyle’s violence.
After some serious soul-searching, Cain tells Moira that they must let Kyle go for his own good.
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Considering himself a bad influence on Kyle, Cain suggests that Amy should have full custody of the child. He also vows to remove himself from Kyle’s life completely and proposes that Amy move in with him.
Moira warns Cain that he is making a mistake that will haunt him for the rest of his life, but will Amy see this as her big chance to have Kyle all to herself?
Jeff Hordley, who plays Cain, recently hinted at this story when asked if his character blames himself for the current problems surrounding Kyle.
Jeff said at the time, “I think that’s coming. At the moment, I don’t think he has that self-awareness. But I think it’s coming.”
“As Jeff, I can see that Cain isn’t being particularly reasonable. But in Cain’s head, he’s just acting on instinct like he normally does.”
emmerdale airs weekdays at 7:30pm on ITV1 and airs on ITVX.
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