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Next Best Thing

March 3, 2000

Abbie and Robert are best friends with so much in common a joyful, unconventional approach to life; quick wit and intelligence; an endearing impulsiveness … and miserable luck in love. They would make the perfect couple, but one thing prevents them from looking to each other for romance Robert is gay. A day comes, however, when too many cocktails and a twist of fate take them to a new level of intimacy … and turn them into parents. A whole new world has opened up for them, and for the sake of Sam, their child, Abbie and Robert decide to live together as a family. Theirs may not be the perfect family but it is the next best thing.