Devoted mother and wife, Elvira feels more and more invisible to her family. One day, she gives into temptation and becomes caught up in a dreadful web of lies in her quest for love and attention.
After Patrick tells the children the truth, Elvira tries to explain to them why she lied. Lorenzo arrives in town, looking for Maria Magdalena.
Pretending to go to the hospital for surgery, Elvira travels to a place from her past. Meanwhile, her family learns Virginie has been keeping a secret.
Elvira's "test results" arrive in the mail. Niklas discovers Sam's secret. Patrick is faced with temptation. Carole makes a confession to her mother,
An explosive washing machine introduces Elvira to some mysterious neighbors. Brigitte notices something strange about Elvira's prescription records.
Patrick makes a grand gesture toward Elvira that sends Brigitte reeling. When Carole winds up at the police station, her father gives her a wake-up call.
Burned out and taken for granted, a working mom suspects her partner is cheating, so to win back his attentions, she feigns a medical diagnosis.