What are some of these pressures? How do the family members relate to one another? How do they compare to other families in the poem, overall and in terms of the relationship between husband and wife, and parents and son?

Odysseus, Penelope and Telemachus form a nuclear family that is under some uncommon pressures. What are some of these pressures? How do the family members relate to one another? How do they compare to other families in the poem, overall and in terms of the relationship between husband and wife, and parents and son? How do they relate to others and the community at large?