"Owen feels like he made a concession when he didn't want to make a concession [about the abortion] and that she hasn't made any concessions back," Rhimes says. "He went and held her hand while this happened and she's never made a single concession back. I think that for him is the problem."
The couple has been quietly navigating one another since Cristina's abortion and her long history of putting her career ahead of their relationship could eventually proving a tipping point for Owen, who ultimately won't be able to tolerate being second fiddle, a story Rhimes says isn't seen very often on the small screen.
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