We know you watch your favorite television shows for all sorts of reasons-light entertainment, heart-tugging drama, a good belly laugh or just to have something to talk about at work the next day. But here's another way to view some TV fare: as marital therapy! For decades we've watched fictional couples navigate some of the same relationship issues we cope with in real life. So what can you learn from these small-screen marriages? We chose just a few of our favorite must-see-TV couples-past and present-and asked relationship experts to weigh in on what you can take away from their ups and downs.
Eric & Tami Taylor from Friday Night Lights
The Taylors' marriage has been called one of the best examples of a solid marriage ever portrayed on television. Why? They're steadfastly supportive of one another, in a world where Tami's outspoken nature might easily get the highly visible football coach in trouble. Plus, they're so darned affectionate! They don'tRead More »from Relationship Lessons from Our Favorite TV Couples