10 couples that should be a thing in Star Trek

Let us look into Star Trek characters who would be incredibly good together and play cosmic matchmaker, shall we?

Jeri Ryan as Seven of Nine in "Surrender" Episode 308, Star Trek: Picard on Paramount+. Photo Credit: Trae Patton/Paramount+. ©2021 Viacom, International Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Jeri Ryan as Seven of Nine in "Surrender" Episode 308, Star Trek: Picard on Paramount+. Photo Credit: Trae Patton/Paramount+. ©2021 Viacom, International Inc. All Rights Reserved. /
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6. Worf (The Next Generation/Deep Space Nine) and Kira Nerys (Deep Space Nine)

Imagine the powerhouse duo of Worf and Kira Nerys—two of the fiercest and most passionate warriors in the galaxy, joining forces not just in battle, but in love. Worf, with his deep, rumbling voice and a sense of honor that's thicker than a Klingon's forehead, finds his match in Kira, a firecracker of a woman who's fought tooth and nail for her people's freedom. Together, they're like a supernova of strength and determination. Picture this: Worf, trying to teach Kira the finer points of Klingon opera, while Kira counters with lessons on the art of Bajoran springball. Their dates? Sparring sessions that end with romantic dinners featuring a curious blend of racht and hasperat—culinary diplomacy at its finest.

But it's not just about the brawn; it's the brains and the heart they share, too. Both have faced incredible challenges and know what it's like to be torn between duty and personal desires. Worf, navigating the complexities of being a Klingon in Starfleet, and Kira, transitioning from rebel to officer, have layers thicker than a Cardassian mystery novel. They understand sacrifice, loyalty, and the importance of fighting for a cause greater than themselves. This shared understanding could forge a connection as powerful as a warp core, offering each other support and understanding that's as rare in the universe as a friendly Ferengi. Together, Worf and Kira could teach us all a thing or two about resilience, love, and the power of finding someone who truly gets the battles we face, both on the outside and within.

7. Jean-Luc Picard (The Next Generation, Picard) and Beverly Crusher (The Next Generation, Picard)

Imagine sailing through the vast, star-speckled cosmos on the USS Enterprise, where the brave Captain Jean-Luc Picard steers his crew through the unknown, with the brilliant Doctor Beverly Crusher always ready to mend bones and spirits alike. These two have a bond that's as deep as the space they explore - built on years of trust, mutual respect, and a shared history that would make even the Klingons nod in approval. Their friendship is the kind that's been through warp speeds and wormholes, always coming out stronger on the other side. Why should they be a couple, you ask? I mean, we all obviously know why.

Also, who better to navigate the complexities of love in the later years than two souls who've already mapped the constellations of each other's hearts?

Now, let's beam down to the heart of the matter. Imagine Jean-Luc and Beverly, sipping on a cup of Earl Grey tea (hot, of course) in Ten Forward, sharing a laugh over a private joke, their eyes twinkling like the stars outside. Their relationship could teach us that love isn't just a young person's game; it's also for those with a few light years under their belt. They've seen the best and worst of each other, fought side by side, and shared loss and laughter. Their love story could be a beacon of hope, showing that it's never too late to take a leap of faith into the unexplored territories of the heart. Jean-Luc and Beverly's potential romance is a testament to the idea that sometimes, the most enduring love stories are the ones that have been right in front of us all along, waiting for the perfect moment to warp into something truly magnificent.