Men and women have been at war since the beginning of time. This war is a never ending cycle that tends to bring out the best in one's significant other. Benedick and Beatrice possess this kind of relationship while Hero and Claudio do not. Beatrice and Benedick's relationship is much more real than what Claudio and Hero have because the former's relationship has a solid foundation and the latter's is based solely on looks.
Firstly, Beatrice and Benedick's possess the most real relationship because they have known each other longer, directlcy causing them together. Beatrice confirms this when she mumbles under her breath "you always end with a jades trick; I know you of old" to Benedick (A1 SC.2 L.142) By having past experiance with each other, Benedick and Beatrice can know if they are truly compatible with each other. Hero and Claudio on the other hand can say no such thing. Claudio had decided he would mary Hero before had even met her face to face. "Benedick, did though notice the daughter of Signor Leonato" (A.1 SC.1 L.159.) By not truly knowing each other, Hero and Claudio could not know if they are good for each other until after they had already been married. By knowing each longer, Benedick and Beatrice's relationship had a much better foundation and could last longer than Hero and Cladio's relationship.
Hero and Claudio's relationship is based soley on looks while Beatrice and Benedick's is based on deeper feeling that will carry ones love for another till old age. "For here’s a paper written in his hand, A halting sonnet of his own pure brain, Fashioned to Beatrice" (A.5 SC.4 L.88.) When a man writes a poem for a women it can be assured that he is madly in love, no matter how much he objects. This is a true sign of true and deep love for one's significant other. Hero and Claudio's relationship on the other hand, being based only on looks, will only last so long before it falls apart. "Give not this rotten orange to your friend" (A.4...