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Long Term Marriage

The Habit That Can Lead To Hot Married Sex

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 09.14.2016 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

I met her at a social media meet-up and we clicked immediately. Her husband was also there -- across the room from us, hanging out with some cronies. They made frequent eye contact with each other. He winked. She smiled back. Their overt appeal apparent, I was captivated by their chemistry.

4 Ways To Fire Up The Sexually Hungry Marriage

Pamela Madsen | Posted 08.12.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

It can go like this: You want sex and your partner doesn't. Or your partner wants sex and you don't. Or it seems like neither one of you wants sex and are more interested in watching Netflix. What's up with that?

How A Cup Of Tea Can Rev Up Your Sex Life

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 06.20.2016 | Fifty
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Last month I had a mild midlife crisis after dancing in a gay club with attractive, sweaty young men who humored me. I came home a bit disgruntled by the sexual stasis in my long-term marriage with the most interesting (and loving) husband in the world.

Long-Term Couples Reveal How They've Made Marriage Work

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.12.2015 | Fifty

With the prevalence of divorce, long-lasting matrimony can seem like a small miracle. Fran and Bill Condaxis are a testament to those who believe i...

Why Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid Even In The Most Honest Marriage

Audrey van Petegem | Posted 05.07.2015 | Fifty
Audrey van Petegem

Freedom and independence in my marriage started with me not taking my husband's last name and has continued to be important to me. When I got married 29 years ago, I was insistent on the wedding vow passage where it states that when we join in marriage we still remain as two separate individuals.

Couple Of 62 Years Held Hands Until The Very End, Dies 4 Hours Apart

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.01.2014 | Weddings

Sixty-two years ago, Don and Maxine Simpson made a promise to love each other forever -- and they kept that promise right up until the end of their li...

This Is What It's Really Like To Be Married

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.28.2014 | Weddings

Agreeing to spend the rest of your life with someone is a big decision, to say the least. So many questions emerge when contemplating marriage: Is...

The Key To A Long And Happy Marriage, According To Jeff Bridges

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.18.2014 | Weddings

Jeff Bridges has been married to his wife Susan for nearly four decades, all while working in an industry known for its failed marriages: Hollywood. ...

Couple Married 63 Years Dies On The Same Day

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.16.2014 | Weddings

Back in 1951 Bob and Barbara Pettis made a vow to love each other "until death do us part" -- and they never broke it. Eighty-two-year-old Barbara...

Couple Of 70 Years Shares Their Recipe For Marital Success

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.30.2014 | Weddings

The couple that bakes cookies together, stays together. JB and Sally Kight have been married for 70 years and are still as much in love as the day...

Running Around Naked And 4 Other Ways I Behave Differently In An Empty Nest

Lisa Carpenter | Posted 04.24.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Carpenter

My nest was full for a good 20-plus years. Then one by one, my three girlie birds flew away. It took a while to get used to the empty spaces and absent faces, but I'd say I'm now past the mourning phase and well into appreciating that my husband and I have the place all to ourselves.

Sex After 65: Why Are We Talking About Toothpaste?

Mary Pleshette Willis | Posted 04.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Pleshette Willis

No question that a sense of humor is one of the secrets to a long, successful marriage, a better Valentine than flowers or chocolate.

3 Tricks That Will Keep You Happily Married

Posted 01.25.2014 | Weddings

Written by Ericka Souter on CafeMom's blog, The Stir . There is a reason we are always in awe of couples that have been wed 10 years or more. Anyon...

Want Better Sex? Try These 11 Things

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 08.12.2013 | Fifty

Those of us with Huff/Post50 have written extensively over the last several months about relationships and, more specifically, about how to keep relat...

8 Big Things That Make Marriage Last

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 09.07.2013 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Here are eight big things that will make your marriage last.

The New Book That Could Help Simplify Your Marriage

Huff/Post50 | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.21.2013 | Fifty

"Incompatibility is grounds for marriage" isn't relationship advice you hear often, but Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. and Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph.D. are conv...

10 Reasons I’m Sure My Marriage Is Divorce-Proof

Posted 12.26.2012 | Weddings

1. We wanted a marriage, not a wedding.

'How Long Were You Married?': Is ANY Length of Time Ever 'Enough'?

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 12.08.2012 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

No matter the amount of time you spent as a couple, you will always feel robbed and cheated out of even more time with your beloved because you were forced to say goodbye. No one is ever ready for that terrible day -- or for that terrible goodbye.

3 Tough Lessons I've Learned From My Long Marriage

Lela Davidson | Posted 11.11.2012 | Weddings
Lela Davidson

I've been married 18 years, which is a long time, but it's still a small number. Eighteen, big deal. You can't even buy a decent pizza for $18. I like big numbers, so as of today,I have been married for 6,590 days. Thousands of days into marriage, this is what I've learned.

Why Hope Springs Is Hot

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 10.21.2012 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

if you've been married for a long time there will be something in Hope Springs that makes you nudge your spouse and say "ha -- just like us!"

The Emotion That Can Destroy A Long-Term Relationship

Next Avenue | Posted 07.02.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next AvenueBy Dr. Terri Orbuch Sam and Chloe have lots of friends and an active social life, and on the outside appear happy and comfo...

How Bad Dreams Have Helped My Marriage

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 08.21.2012 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Getting married is easy. Staying married is a lot of work. Staying happily married is a combination of a lot of work, dumb luck, true love and surrender.

8 Ways We Improve With Age

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 12.24.2011 | Fifty
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

When it comes to turning 50, "The Midlife Crisis" is as inaccurate -- and tiresome -- a cliché as "Reinvent Yourself" has become.

After the Dust Settles, Living Legally and Financially Happily Ever After

Laurie Giles | Posted 07.23.2011 | Divorce
Laurie Giles

From Al and Tipper to Tony and Tracy and now Arnold and Maria, it seems not a day passes without news of the end of a long term celebrity marriage.

Are California's Divorce Laws Draconian?

Laurie Israel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Laurie Israel

In the US, every state has a different set of divorce laws about distributing assets between ex-husband and ex-wife. So if you get divorced in Califo...