To fans surprise and relief, menacing Ben suddenly has a change of heart and realises he is causing Martin great pain.
Towards the end of the week, he decides to end all ties with Martin, leaving him in high spirits and with a free conscience.
Fans hope Martin will be back to his normal self now he can finally start to think about his future again, and first on the list is making amends with his estranged wife.
But after leaving his wedding ring in her hotel room after calling things off and lying about sleeping with his ex, Sonia Fowler (Natalie Cassidy), will Stacey ever want him back?
Has she stuck around or is she ready to move on?