There's no doubt Nate's relationship with Maddy has been toxic from the beginning, but they're inexplicably drawn to one another regardless. In season two, episode four, Maddy finally tells Nate she's actually in love with him, and she goes on to reveal that he tells her he loves her and even asked her to have children with him while fighting in the hot tub at her birthday party.
While there's a chance Nate genuinely loves Maddy, since they're clearly drawn to one another, in the back of many fans' minds is the fact that Maddy still has Nate's dad's DVD in her possession, which could be problematic for Nate, Cal (Eric Dane), or both of the father-son duo.
Many "Euphoria" fans think Nate continues to lead Maddy on because she has the DVD, but there's more to their complicated relationship than that. "To a degree, she challenges him," one Reddit user says. "She also has the recording of his father and Jules therefore he feels the need to keep her on his 'good side.'"