Before you head down the aisle, take the time to learn a few lessons from the great storytellers of old time radio.
While most of Suspense's cautionary tales were about crime and traffic safety, they also delved into the subject of dangerous relationships.
In "Everything Will Be Different," a woman marries a man who loves alcohol more than her, and the results are deadly. Cathy Lewis starred. This episode aired on August 9, 1959.
Then, there are the marriages that never should have happened...
In "A Ring for Marya," Cornel Wilde shows off his flair for accents while portraying one of the most despicable husbands in all of Suspensedom. This episode aired on December 28, 1950.
"When the Bough Breaks" tells the story of a woman who marries a man that she "picked up" on a beach to help her murder her grandfather. Not surprisingly, their relationship is plagued by trust issues. Rosalind Russell starred.
"Please Believe Me" is the story of a marriage between a bohemian and a rich girl that starts out badly and then gets worse. Joan Lorring and Robert Readick starred. This episode aired on January 28, 1962. (The sound quality of this recording is not the best.)
So, whether you are about to make your first trip down the aisle or your fifth, don't make excuses for your doubts. Remember, Suspense warned you.
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