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Sorry, Ben Affleck. Marriage Should NOT Be Hard Work.

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 07.08.2015 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

Contrary to what everyone seems to think -- experts in the field, friends, therapists -- even Mr. Ben Affleck -- I don't believe marriage has to be work. I know this because I have been married 31 years, and I don't consider my marriage work at all. And neither does my husband.

11 Ways To Make Your Marriage Happier, Starting Today

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling and Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.11.2014 | Fifty

The honeymoon period in most marriages has a shelf life. But does that mean you can't bring back those fluttery butterfly feelings of excitement and a...

Here's How To Have A Happy Relationship, According To Science

Posted 06.23.2014 | Weddings

Scientists spend a lot of time figuring out what makes people happy, especially when it comes to love and relationships. Thanks to the folks at Ha...

11 Lessons Learned From 36 Years Of Marriage

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff and Shelley Emling | Posted 06.13.2013 | Fifty

Huff/Post50 editor Shelley Emling and senior writer Ann Brenoff have both been married to their respective partners a total of 36 years, collectively....

9 Unexpected Things That Could Save Your Marriage

Posted 03.16.2015 | OWN

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15 Things Comedy Taught Me About Marriage

Dani Klein Modisett | Posted 06.30.2012 | Weddings
Dani Klein Modisett

After one particularly gruesome exchange, I curled up on our bed, buried my head in a pillow and mumbled, "Being married is the hardest thing I've ever done."

Marrying Older -- Wiser And Happier

Kristen Houghton | Posted 10.19.2011 | Women
Kristen Houghton

The general level of happiness in older marriages increases with the years they are together. Compared to couples who marry in their twenties, those who married significantly later report less work-related stress, less marital conflict and more couple interaction and satisfaction.