When Stabler returned to his apartment one night after work, he found Kathleen, Olivia, Dickie, Maureen, Elizabeth and Eli gathered in the living room. Hit the comments and let us know!
And as they explained, he became increasingly defensive about his borderline manic behavior, which had gotten him and Eli in a car accident earlier in the episode. My heart!
He looked around warily, wondering what the heck was going on. Wait, what?
Side note: Not gonna lie, I had to replay that a couple of times, just to make sure it was real. Editorial Squid Game : 15 Unanswered Qs. Liv absorbed that hit, adding that everyone there cared about him and therefore was worried about him. So she agreed to be there when the Stabler kids talked to their father.
But he refused to sit down and engage in the conversation, adding that they should talk with his current superior Sgt. Eventually, with El nearly twitching out of his skin with discomfort, Liv tried again. Olivia, of course, knew this already, having gently confronted El about his posttraumatic stress disorder in a episode.