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Journal of Marriage and Family

Living Together: Good For Some, Not So Much For Others

Laura Stepp | Posted 07.16.2014 | Style
Laura Stepp

How will partners share their paychecks? Divide household chores? Do they want children? If they do, when should they have kids and who will take care of them? How will they keep their independence as individuals?

Study Says Husbands' Health Matters More To Marital Happiness

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 03.14.2014 | Weddings

Studies have shown that happily married people tend to be healthier. But what happens in the later years, when health naturally starts to decline due ...

New Finding Debunks Long-Held Belief About Living Together Before Marriage

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 03.11.2014 | Divorce

It's often said that that living together before marriage puts couples at greater risk for divorce later on -- but it turns out that may not be the ca...

The Scary Health Issue That Boys Of Divorced Parents May Face

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 12.09.2012 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

For over three decades, scientists and clinicians have documented the effects of divorce on the psychological well-being of children.

Why You Should Think Twice About Living Together Before Marriage

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 10.15.2012 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

Should you live with your future spouse before tying the knot? Does cohabitation provide a good trial run for marriage or is it just a sign of a lack of commitment?

Why Is Gay Divorce So Complicated?

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 09.09.2012 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

The media has been increasingly focused on the legal circumstances of same-sex marriage while overlooking the even more complex situation of same-sex divorce.

Why Are Women Who Lost Their Virginity Early More Likely To Divorce?

Huffington Post | Anna Bahr | Posted 08.24.2011 | Divorce

Want a successful marriage? Make sure you have sex when you're ready. According to a new study, women who are sexually active early in their adole...

Lose Your Virginity Early? Why Your Marriage May Be Doomed

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 08.15.2011 | Divorce

There might be a new argument to try when convincing your teen to wait to have sex. According to the a study conducted by the University of Iowa, wome...