I just remember laughing when Sonny/Carly slept together and Burton had to play like it was a betrayal. Now you care? He publicly stated Carly was not the kind of woman Jason would fall in love with and he hoped Kimberly would keep coming back and keep that relationship viable. Then he lured her back and she told Guza she didn’t want to do Jason/Robin again.
Until Liz and then later Sam, I felt he tanked every relationship. Tyler Christopher did it too with the attempted relationship after Emily died, I think she was a nurse but my memory is hazy on her name.
It’s pretty clear that Frank/someone or both are shuffling the decks and once again propping pets. Austin is on too much and has a very nothing character, whatever Alexis was going to be doing got wrapped up way too quick and she’s clearly in a holding pattern, and Peter is back for what appears to be not the short term.