Many great relationships are built when couples take turns being each other’s superhero. Ray & Debra Barone (Everybody Loves Raymond) When you marry that special someone, you also marry their family.The Barones were a great example of how relationships, although stressed by in-laws, can often be greatly improved or deepened due to meaningful and long lasting relationships with your spouse’s family. Roseanne & Dan Conner (Roseanne) All joking aside, when push comes to shove, model couples stand up for each other.
Broadway Box asked Peter Story to share some of his relationship expertise (having done this show for years now around the country) to tell us about five fictional couples who are doing everything right and five who are just so wrong. Al & Peg Bundy (Married With Children) They where never very nice to each other, verbal slams abound with this couple.Nowadays, divorce and newly-melded families are the norm and it takes a special kind of love to take two separate families and make them one loving whole.Hurry over to off-Broadway’s New World Stages to see Peter Story in ‘Men are from Mars - Women are from Venus LIVE!The key to possible happiness would be to enlist the “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all” rule. Ralph & Alice Kramden (Honeymooners) Ralph had a hard time appreciating Alice’s differences as a female and usually followed up their disagreements with physical threats.He should delight in the differences between the sexes rather than letting them push him to the brink of anger. Gaius Baltar & Number Six (Battlestar Galactica) Trust is at the root of all good relationships.