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24 Promises Every Man Should Make To His Future Wife

YourTango | Posted 05.22.2015 | Weddings
YourTango

I know, you don't have to say it: I'll be a hero husband and all of your friends will be hella-jealous of how much I spoil you.

A Marriage Vow to Remember

Marshall Cannon | Posted 05.14.2015 | Weddings
Marshall Cannon

When I got married in 2012, my wife and I wrote our own vows. It is the vogue thing to do these days. What I soon learned is that the writing of one's vows can be intimidating and extremely personal.

Why I'm Celebrating My Husband On Mother's Day

Jennifer Craven | Posted 05.11.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Craven

In the few short years that I have been a mother, I've realized that my husband's role as my partner and my children's father has greatly shaped the mom that I am.

How to Make Love (a Satire)

Nicole Jankowski | Posted 05.06.2015 | Weddings
Nicole Jankowski

Start at 6:00 a.m. This is going to be a long day but those few minutes (aim, high, young man!) of bliss are going to be worth it. Keep your eye on the prize. I repeat, keep your motherf*cking eye on the prize (this can be a literal translation).

The Best Piece Of Marriage Advice For Parents

Lisa Grunwald | Posted 04.20.2015 | Weddings
Lisa Grunwald

Life in a family is constant triage; need always dictates priority. Children and their things and their needs osmose around the corners. Sounds come through: a burst of laughter, a slammed door, maybe a faucet left on. You shouldn't have to choose where your heart goes. You don't have to choose.

10 Weird Things Couples Do That Are Actually Totally Normal

YourTango | Posted 04.18.2015 | Weddings
YourTango

If you're part of a couple -- or have ever been part of one -- you know that couples do some pretty strange things. Here's a few of those things all couples do that seem a little wacky but really are completely normal.

6 Fun Ways To Seduce Your Husband

Em & Lo | Posted 04.09.2015 | Weddings
Em & Lo

Let's face it: seducing straight guys ain't that hard. A little cleavage and some footsie is pretty much all it takes.

Life After Death: When Looks Are Deceiving

Melissa Gould | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Gould

I know in time, things will feel better. It really does help heal. I still have some really sad days. I have some incredibly happy days, too. On a lot of days, I feel both. But still I grieve... which for now, is exactly what I need to do.

15 Things I'm Embarrassed To Admit I Need From My Future Wife

YourTango | Posted 05.21.2015 | Weddings
YourTango

I hope you don't overlook me because I'm not that tall, dark and handsome guy that you always seem to notice.

What Older Men Want Young Men To Know About Love

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. | Posted 05.01.2015 | Fifty
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.

According to the older men, one key to a long marriage can be summed up as "give your partner's interests a try." Among unhappy couples and divorced elders, resentment of a spouse's independent interests shone through. The partner's passion for an activity was seen as a threat to the relationship.

5 Strategies for Creating a Winning Marriage

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 04.26.2015 | Weddings
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

There are several keys to being an effective partner in a marriage. First and foremost you have to know yourself well enough to be wise to your motivations, quirks, downfalls and strengths which will impact your marriage and you must know those same elements in your partner.

My Husband Passed Away Owing Bills

Steve Rhode | Posted 04.25.2015 | Money
Steve Rhode

Money, Credit and Debt Advice - Get Out of Debt Guy Question: My Husband Passed Away With Bills Dear Steve, My husband passed away a few year...

15 Things I'm Embarrassed To Admit I Need From My Future Husband

YourTango | Posted 04.22.2015 | Weddings
YourTango

Though this solo stint has taught me a ton about my values and desires, it's also has given me time to think about thethings I absolutely need in a partner.

'I Can't Stand My Best Friend's Husband': 7 Steps to Take Before Changing Your Relationship with Your Friend

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 04.20.2015 | Weddings
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Do all that you can to take the pressure off your friend and focus on finding a common ground with her husband and only confront her about him on the things he does which directly affect you.

Life After Death: A Surreal Reality

Melissa Gould | Posted 04.19.2015 | Women
Melissa Gould

Joel was my husband and the love of my life. He died 15 months ago, and what seemed so surreal for the first year is now simply real, although still impossibly hard to comprehend.

Men Reveal The Moment They Knew They Had Found 'The One'

Philip Levinson | Posted 04.14.2015 | Weddings
Philip Levinson

What was the moment you decided that your significant other was really "The One" for you?

5 Things for New Moms to Give Their Husbands

Kirsten Brunner, MA, LPC | Posted 04.06.2015 | Parents
Kirsten Brunner, MA, LPC

Your husband cannot read your mind. He doesn't know that you wanted him to pick up dinner from the Thai restaurant on the corner because you've been pacing the kitchen all afternoon with a fussy baby.

Why I Don't Want to Be My Husband's Wife

Alexandra T. Mai | Posted 03.29.2015 | Weddings
Alexandra T. Mai

Reflecting on my own upcoming marriage, I don't buy into the idea that I'd be the gentle caregiver preoccupied with the household and children while my husband, the strong breadwinner, occupies his mind with the family's finances and ponders the 'big things' thoughtfully by swirling his scotch.

7 Ways to Get Your Man to 'Lean In' More at Home

Janice Windt | Posted 03.22.2015 | Women
Janice Windt

There are a few things I have learned to do and say that contribute daily to my husband's "hands on" approach... If you, too, would like to get your husband to "Lean In" at home, read on.

Rx for Infidelity: When Infidelity Has Invaded Your Head, Heart and Sexual Health

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 03.18.2015 | Divorce
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

There are many residual wounds that linger long after the affair for all couples but if the cheated-on person was given an STD this has many deeper layers of anger, hurt and betrayal, which further exacerbate the experience of infidelity.

How I Lost My Wife to An iPad and How I Plan to Get Her Back: A Year Later

Doug and Leslie Gustafson | Posted 02.15.2015 | Weddings
Doug and Leslie Gustafson

Did I indeed win the battle for the heart and soul of my amazing wife and beat the little tin man for her devotion and adoration -- not to mention quality time spent? Or did I lose ground?

Hey, Ladies, This Conservative Blogger Wants You To Stop 'Destroying Your Husband'

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.12.2014 | Weddings

A piece about how to stop destroying your husband and your marriage has elicited plenty of attention this week, with some slamming the advice as compl...

Three New Books on the Theme of "It Isn't Easy Being Gay"

Janet Mason | Posted 02.08.2015 | Books
Janet Mason

I have never been one to complain about my lot -- after all coming out as a lesbian was, for me, a kind of freedom (and I wouldn't trade my life for any other). But I was reminded of the fact that it is still hard to be gay by three new books that I recently read.

How My Husband's Cancer Changed Me for the Better

TueNight | Posted 02.09.2015 | Healthy Living
TueNight

The race wasn't some bathed-in-warm-light ending -- or a new beginning. We still had more radiation ahead plus uncertainty beyond that. But we also had more biking and bike races, dancing, trips to the beach, great nights of music and wine and good food ahead of us.

Suburban Haiku For The Holidays

Peyton Price | Posted 02.02.2015 | Parents
Peyton Price

When you hang the lights, turn up the festive music to drown out the swears.