Credit: Adam Taylor/ABC Television Group © 2011 Disney Photo: Cristina and Owen on Grey's Anatomy May 12, 2011

When Owen (Kevin McKidd) held Cristina's (Sandra Oh) hand through her abortion, we thought this troubled Grey's Anatomy couple could make their marriage work, despite their differences. However their devastating fight in Season 8, Episode 12: "Hope for the Hopeless" made it clear things are far from settled between them.

The question is: Can they really fix the relationship? We're definitely hardcore supporters of this ship, but it's hard to see how they can reconcile their very different life goals. Can Owen ever forgive Cristina and resign himself to a life without children? Will Cristina ever change her mind about having a kid? It's hard to image either of these things happening, but if they don't we're afraid the couple is doomed.

What do you think: Is there hope for Owen and Cristina?

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