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Long Term Marriages

Older Couples Reveal 5 Ways To Regret-Proof Your Relationship

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. | Posted 07.25.2016 | Fifty
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.

Very little is written about how to avoid having relationship regrets. In my interviews with 700 older people -- who had vast experience both in and out of relationships -- I was keenly interested in what younger people can do to avoid regretting their actions when it comes to love.

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...

Before 'I Do,' Ask This Question

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. | Posted 04.02.2013 | Fifty
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.

In our interviews with hundreds of long-married couples about what works and what doesn't for a long and satisfying relationship... it turns out that our elders believe there's something close to a 'magic bullet' when it comes to deciding in a relationship: 'Should I stay or should I go?'

5 Easy Tips To Reboot Your Sex Life (VIDEO)

Posted 01.28.2013 | Fifty

After years together, is there a lack of sex in your marriage? Is this negatively impacting your relationship? Have no fear -- it is easy to reboot...

Learning How To Fight: Four Wise Tips For Couples

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. | Posted 01.05.2013 | Fifty
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.

These "experts" on marriage agreed that one thing all couples need to do -- if you want to remain married as long as they have -- is to learn to communicate about conflicts. More specifically, we all need to learn how to fight.

This Common Belief Can Sink Your Marriage

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. | Posted 11.10.2012 | Fifty
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.

You can't spend your time calculating "50 percent in, 50 percent back." The attitude has to be one of giving freely. And according to the elders, if you start keeping score you're already in deep trouble.

Before And After: Couples Married More Than 30 Years (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.24.2012 | Fifty

"My husband [and] I just returned from Italy after celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary on June 26. I love that everyone told us we must've been 5 when we got married! I still think he's the most handsome man on earth!"