Emmerdale spoilers! Liv Flaherty drinks and takes home a random guy

Liv hooks up with stranger Max in Emmerdale

As Liv Flaherty continues to self-destruct an ugly scene blows up with her brother Aaron

Liv Flaherty is going downhill fast in Monday's Emmerdale on ITV from 7pm (see our TV Guide for full listings).

Liv has been in a terrible place since Paul Ashdale died on his wedding day.

She feels she played a big part in his death which happened in hospital after Jimmy King's truck smashed into the barn where Paul stood waiting to get married to Mandy Dingle.

Liv (Isobel Stelle) was inside the barn too. She'd gone there to confront the violent gambling addict about what he'd secretly been doing to Vinny (Bradley Johnson).

Though there wasn't really anything Liv could have done to save Paul (Reece Dinsdale), she doesn't see it that way and has reverted to drink to cope.

Liv can't stop drinking in Emmerdale

Liv Flaherty doesn't want to hear what her brother Aaron has to say about her mission to self-destruct

Watching his sister self-destruct is killing Aaron (Danny Miller) but Liv doesn't want to listen to his advice and certainly doesn't feel up to talking more to Vinny about that fateful day.

Instead, she goes to the Woolie, gets hammered and starts talking to a sleazy guy called Max.

Aaron's stunned when Liv gears up to go home with the random stranger but when he tries to intervene she flips and tells her brother to do one.

Gabby is alarmed that Noah has been watching her in Emmerdale

Gabby has been using Kim's confusion to her advantage and stealing cash from her business accounts!

Gabby plays with fire 

Over at Home Farm, Gabby's (Rosie Bentham) clad in designer gear thanks to her ill-gotten gains.

She's been using Kim's (Claire King) wooziness and her confusion to her advantage and rifling through Kim's notebook to get access to the Tate's business accounts.

But is Jamie Tate's (Alex Lincoln) mole Noah about to suss her?

Gabby is alarmed Noah has been watching her in Emmerdale

But Noah's been recruited by Kim's suspicious son Jamie to spy on Gabby

Elsewhere, Ethan (Emile John) tells Charles (Kevin Mathurin) he's giving up on the search for his mum.

Ethan catches up with his Dad in Emmerdale

Ethan tells his dad Charles that he's going to park his search for his mum

Also, Ben tells Vic (Isabel Hodgins) he's not over Aaron.

Victoria learns the truth in Emmerdale

At the HOP, Gabby has a heart-to-heart with Ben who admits he's not really over Aaron

Emmerdale airs weeknights at 7pm on ITV, with an extra episode at 8pm on Thursdays - see our TV Guide for full listings.

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