The Nurse in “Romeo and Juliet” serves as a confidant and advisor to Juliet. When Romeo is exiled, Juliet is heartbroken, and the Nurse suggests that she marry Paris, who is a more suitable husband. This advice is not what Juliet wants to hear, and it highlights the difference between the older generation’s views on marriage and the younger generation’s beliefs. The Nurse sees marriage as a practical decision, while Juliet is in love with Romeo and wants to be with him. The Nurse’s advice leads Juliet to devise a plan to fake her own death so she can be with Romeo. The Nurse is a key character in the play, as her advice propels the plot and leads to the tragic conclusion. Ultimately, the Nurse’s advice to Juliet reflects the societal norms of the time and the clash between practicality and emotion. The Nurse’s counsel results in a tragic ending, but it also demonstrates the strength of love and the lengths people will go to be with the ones they love.