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Husbands and Wives

What to Do When Divorce or Widowhood Puts You in Financial Control for the First Time

Michael Most | Posted 09.23.2015 | Money
Michael Most

Taking an accounting of liabilities and expenses -- ie. what's owed -- is an essential first step to taking full financial control. In the case of divorce, which spouse will continue to pay for certain expenses is typically decided in the settlement.

Four Things I Learned About My Marriage When My Husband Left Me

Melissa Chapman | Posted 08.15.2015 | Women
Melissa Chapman

My husband took road trip with our son to Cooperstown when he LEFT ME for two nights and three days to fend for myself aka take out the garbage and walk the dogs and let me tell you something- IT WAS NOT PRETTY.

Is The Husband Supposed to Be the Leader In Marriage?

Seth Adam Smith | Posted 06.02.2015 | Weddings
Seth Adam Smith

While there are many types of relationships with different dynamics, I can promise you that as you sincerely recognize and meet the needs of those you care about, you will feel a greater sense of love and appreciation for those you serve.

Who Has it Harder: The Working Or The Stay-at-Home Parent?

Natalie Thomas | Posted 06.27.2015 | Parents
Natalie Thomas

We're no longer on an even playing field. We haven't been for some time now. The ground seems slanted, the court warped,the turf tainted. Whatever sports analogy you conjure, things are far from even. And the "call" is in the eye of the beaten-down beholder.

As His Wife Goes Blind, Loving Husband Secretly Does This Sweet Gesture Every Day

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 04.02.2015 | Good News

Unconditional love knows no boundaries. In this short film called “Blind Devotion,” produced by the Jubilee Project, we see a married couple r...

Do You Hear What I Hear?

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.23.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


What An Argument Over Carrots Taught Me About Marriage

Nicole Jankowski | Posted 04.29.2015 | Weddings
Nicole Jankowski

We were sitting at the pub just a few miles from our house, my husband Michael and I, enjoying a pint of beer and surveying the menus. No kids, no curfew---just two wanna-be hipsters in their mid-to-late thirties pretending we were cool again.

50 Shades Of Reality (A Different Kind Of 'Mommy Porn')

Scott Dannemiller | Posted 04.15.2015 | Parents
Scott Dannemiller

Note: The following story must be read aloud in your most sultry, sexy voice.

A Husband Defends the Band Rush

Tarja Parssinen | Posted 04.04.2015 | Weddings
Tarja Parssinen

More Pinot? It's good right? I got it on the top shelf at the grocery store. No, not the second-to-top shelf. Taste the berries. What? That noise? I put on a CD. It's the best three-man band on the face of the Earth. Rush. You totally love them, remember? When you say "hate," I think what you mean is "love."

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.

My Husband's Split Personality: Dr. Jekyll and Corporate Guy

Susan Maccarelli | Posted 03.15.2015 | Parents
Susan Maccarelli

On one occasion, he actually spoke these words: "Our trash process is ad hoc. We need a new one." Number one, don't use terms like 'ad hoc' after 5 p.m.. Number two, do not, under any circumstances, use the word 'We' when suggesting that 'I' do something.

How Saying 'She's Out Of My League' Hurt My Marriage

Aaron Gouveia | Posted 01.10.2015 | Parents
Aaron Gouveia

It became my go-to response and elicited laughs every time. Unfortunately, it stopped being a joke when, somewhere along the line, it became my reality.

This Is What True Romance Looks Like When You're Married

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 09.30.2014 | Weddings

In marriage, it's all about the little things. Take, for example, this couple and the hilarious-yet-adorable love notes they left for each other ab...

23 Husbands Describe The Moment They Knew They Found 'The One'

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 09.03.2014 | Weddings

Every couple's love story features a series of moments: the first date, the first kiss, the first fight, and of course those first feelings of love. B...

17 Things Married People Want Newlyweds To Know

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 02.26.2015 | Weddings

Getting married is quite possibly the biggest commitment two people can ever make to each other -- but how do you make sure that promise lasts a lifet...

Startup Honeymooners

Aileen Gemma Smith | Posted 10.07.2014 | Small Business
Aileen Gemma Smith

We're not Ralph and Alice. We are married founders who spend a lot of time together. The banter is generally good and we work seven days. We are friends who respect each other and share the same values.

The Secret Thing Husbands Don't Always Ask for But Need From Their Wives

Dr. Shannon Kolakowski | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shannon Kolakowski

Emotional support is the idea that your spouse cares what happens to you in your day. Emotional support is knowing that you have someone one on your side, cheering you on through the difficult moments. It's celebrating with you in your triumphs. It's being there with you in the quiet moments, sharing in life together.

I Never Thought My Marriage Would Look Like This

Natalie Thomas | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women
Natalie Thomas

I thought her statement was harsh. And that she needed anger management or couples counseling. I actually feared for her marriage -- and her husband. Fast-forward five years and I completely understand.

Dear Family Whisperer: How to Find Time for Our Relationship?

Melinda Blau | Posted 07.22.2014 | Parents
Melinda Blau

Remember that you chose each other to make a family. Continuing to "discover" each other will keep your family strong.

Does Marrying Your Best Friend Make For A Happier Marriage?

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.20.2014 | Weddings

There is no recipe to finding "the one." Some people search for that person they can call both their best friend and partner, but for others, the frie...

With Signs Like This, Married Couples May Never Fight Again

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.13.2014 | Weddings

Husbands are pretty great at a lot of things, but they've been known to mess up a direction or two. For instance, you send them to pick up milk and yo...

The Way Couples Divide Household Chores Can Make Or Break A Marriage

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.13.2014 | Weddings

Taking out the trash, washing the dishes, or doing laundry may not seem like make-it-or-break it moments for marriages -- but according to a new study...

What This Husband And Wife Love To Hate About Each Other

Amanda Magee | Posted 06.29.2014 | Weddings
Amanda Magee

When something really annoys me, I'll say that it makes my ribs itch. I'm lucky, because all things considered, Sean understands what annoys me. He'll get a wicked grin and say, "You itchin' yet?"

The #1 Question Married Men Should Be Asking Themselves

Lindsey Ellison | Posted 06.25.2014 | Divorce
Lindsey Ellison

As a women's divorce coach, the top complaints I hear from women who are considering divorce are: "He is never home because he is always working. An...

The In-Law Chronicles: Blue Balls, Third Base & The Christmas Beaver

Steve Belanger | Posted 04.16.2014 | Comedy
Steve Belanger

I am very happily married, I have several jobs that I love, I have two small children that I adore, and I don't have any credit card debt. Life doesn'...