Young and the Restless predictions suggest that Phyllis Summers (Michelle Stafford) and Nick Newman (Joshua Morrow) will move on. Nick brought Phyllis a box of her belongings. This allowed them to talk about their relationship and their breakup.
Phyllis and Nick both agreed that their time together was not time wasted. The duo was able to have closure on a positive note. Where does that leave Phyllis and Nick?
Phyllis has been grappling with her feelings for Jack Abbott (Peter Bergman). Things have been awkward for Jack and "Red" since her breakup with Nick.
As for Nick, he has been leaning on his ex-wife, Sharon Newman Rosales (Sharon Case). Although the two are just friends, a spark could reignite between them soon. What is the next step for Phyllis and Nick on The Young and the Restless?
Young and the Restless: Will Friendships Turn To Love?
Jack has freely admitted that he never stopped loving Phyllis. However, they are both afraid to start anew. Jack and Phyllis's past have many painful moments. Jack does not want to be hurt again.
As for Phyllis, she would rather be just friends if it means not hurting Jack again. Y&R spoilers for December tease Phyllis's closure with Nick gives her a new viewpoint.
Perhaps Phyllis is ready to start her life with Jack. The duo will agree to wipe the slate clean. Jack and Phyllis may decide to start things slowly on Young and the Restless.
Nick is on the outs with everyone in his family except Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott). He also lost Phyllis due to his conflict with the Newmans.
Nick has been leaning on Sharon. She has been warm and supportive. Y&R spoilers tease the two will continue to bond over the holidays, especially now that their son, Noah Newman (Rory Gibson), is home.
Could this closeness stir up old feelings between Nick and Sharon? Maybe Noah gave Young and the Restless viewers a hint when he told Nick that perhaps he never got over Sharon.
Do Phyllis and Nick Need Time To Move On?
It was not that long ago that Phyllis and Nick broke up. They may need time and healing before jumping into new relationships.
Jack certainly does not want to be a rebound fling. Sharon is happily married, so she will not be looking to jump into an affair with Nick. Besides, Nick needs to work on his issues with his family.
Young and the Restless spoilers for the week of December 13 to 17 suggest Nikki will try to play peacemaker between Nick and Victor Newman (Eric Braeden). If Nick makes peace with his family, it may be easier to maintain a healthy relationship.
He and Sharon may stay friends, but Y&R spoilers for the upcoming week predict that Chelsea Lawson (Melissa Claire Egan) will return, and she is single.
Phyllis may be starting a new chapter with Jack. Or they may remain in the friend zone. Either way, Phyllis would not want Chelsea with Nick on The Young and the Restless.