I just don't know if my marriage can survive this.
So Meredith laments while being held by Alex on Grey's Anatomy Season 11 Episode 1, "I Must Have Lost It On the Wind."
Creator Shonda Rhimes, of course, has pretty much said the chasm between Meredith and Derek - he wants to go work on D.C.; she does not want to join him - will not be "marriage ending," but the first promo for fall installments makes it clear that both sides of the relationship will be struggling.
Check out the 20-second teaser to see Meredith finding comfort in a friend and to see others growing concerned over Derek:
Grey's Anatomy Season 11 kicks off on Thursday, September 25 at a new time: 8/7c. Take note and also sound off below:
Do you want to see Alex as Meredith's new "person?"