- "You didn't give me a guitar, but I still have feelings."
- — Daphne to Rayna Jaymes
Daphne and Maddie share a close bond as sisters and often perform together. However, after Maddie discovers that Deacon is her biological father Daphne worries that the bond between them may be broken.
Once Maddie begins causing trouble, Daphne starts to feel shunned and feels even more alone when Deacon asks Rayna to marry him as she feels she is replacing Teddy as a father figure. When Rayna sustains injuries in a car crash she finally adresses Deacon as her father.