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Marital Happiness

Understanding And Preventing Marital Burnout: Client Self-Care Strategies Offering Cure And Prevention

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 09.08.2016 | Healthy Living
SaraKay Smullens

Burnout, however, can and does cause marital difficulties. The following examples describe understandable reasons for marital burnout and ways to set yourself free.

What's Communication Got to Do With... Lasting Love?

Mark Baer | Posted 02.10.2017 | Healthy Living
Mark Baer

Try and assess the ratio of positive to negative comments you make to each other. Chances are, you may need to make some adjustments in that regard, if you value your significant other and hope to celebrate many more love and romance-filled Valentine's Days together.

Embracing the Darkness and Difficulties in Your Relationship

Dina Strada | Posted 07.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Dina Strada

What a gift we can give someone we love by not giving up on them, but instead reaching out our arms and being there when they make it through to the other side.

What The Size Of Your Wedding Might Say About Your Marriage

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.20.2014 | Weddings

Sure, inviting everyone and their cousin to your Big Day might cost you a pretty penny, but it could pay off in the long run. A new study says that pe...

12 Things I've Learned In 12 Years Of Marriage

Galit Breen | Posted 08.25.2014 | Weddings
Galit Breen

Don't waste time being wistful for who you once were. Instead, stay grateful for who you are to each other today. Being grateful and present sheds the right light on everything and everyone.

13 Secrets Of Happily Married Couples

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.06.2014 | Weddings

It's often said that marriage is a lot of work -- so it's refreshing to hear from couples who not only figured out how to make their love last, but ar...

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 ...

Beware the Husband Who Asks for a Script

Maureen Anderson | Posted 05.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

As a radio talk show host, I'm often sent a list of questions to ask my guest. Sometimes that list comes from the guest herself. More likely it comes ...

3 Steps To Creating A Couple's Bucket List

Posted 02.28.2014 | Weddings

By Rhona Berens for Since the film "Bucket List" came out in 2007, most of us haven't just heard of bucket lists -- we've got one. M...

30 Ways To Be A Better Spouse

Posted 02.18.2014 | Weddings

By Rick Clemons for Flowers, candy, and back rubs are all great gifts to give to your partner, but if you don't bring the compassion...

Adorable Couple Of 70 Years Shares Key To Marital Bliss

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

Want to know the secret to marital bliss? Just ask Oregon couple Wally and Beth Christianson, who recently celebrated 70 years of marriage and opened ...

10 Ways To Improve Your Marriage Right Now

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

Written by Sasha Brown Worsham on CafeMom's blog, The Stir. Marriage is not easy. When you've seen people who make it 10, 15, and 30 years together...

New Study Identifies Key Predictor Of Marital Happiness

Posted 12.02.2013 | Weddings

Before tying the knot, listen to your gut. It's not just good advice, it's backed by science: A new study published in the journal "Science" says ...

Nearly Half Of Moms Stress More About Husband Than Kids

Posted 05.15.2013 | Parents

There's no denying the fact that motherhood is stressful: According to a recent TODAY Moms survey, moms on average say their stress level is 8.5 out o...

Why You Might Want To Get Married In Your 20s

Bradford Wilcox, Ph.D. | Posted 06.18.2013 | Weddings
Bradford Wilcox, Ph.D.

Be they 25 or 35, couples who have the makings of a strong marital friendship, who are ready to put aside partying and the PlayStation, and who enjoy the support of friends and family are most likely to go the distance.

Erin Migdol

How 21 Minutes And A Piece Of Paper Could Improve Your Marriage | Erin Migdol | Posted 02.20.2013 | Weddings

It takes only 21 minutes to complete.

Sex in the Midst of Legos and Cookie Crumbs

Jennifer Cowie King | Posted 10.13.2012 | Parents
Jennifer Cowie King

No one advises you that having children can kill your sex life. Or, if they do, you don't believe them. Surely they're exaggerating? They are not.

6 Problems That Can Lead To Infidelity (And What You Can Do To Solve Them)

Dr. Fran Cohen Praver | Posted 05.28.2012 | Weddings
Dr. Fran Cohen Praver

Hurtful interactions are repeated over and over and get lodged in the brain. Love-inducing chemicals are on hold and it seems like the end of love and passion. And the relationship is ripe for infidelity.

Can These 4 Words Predict A Successful Marriage?

Carly Cylinder | Posted 05.13.2012 | Weddings
Carly Cylinder

Although her fiancé may not give a damn if there are roses or dahlias or freesia or mums in their wedding, she will ask him, "What do you think?"

What It's Like To Be Married And 'Lower Class'

Maggie M. Ethridge | Posted 04.01.2016 | Weddings
Maggie M. Ethridge

Perhaps it is not the lower-class who have dramatically changes values, but the governmental community which shifted its priorities from a strong, working class and healthy family life to big business and big money.

The Importance of Marital Generosity

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 05.02.2012 | Parents
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Turns out the smallest gestures can go a long way in successfully combining marriage and parenthood.

Stephanie Hallett

Why Getting A Government Handout May HARM Your Marriage | Stephanie Hallett | Posted 11.13.2011 | Divorce

It probably comes as no surprise that money troubles often lead to marital strife. But could receiving government assistance such as food stamps, Medi...

How Being Happy At Work Could Improve Your Marital Satisfaction, Too

Dr. Terri Orbuch | Posted 07.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Orbuch

People who are happy in their jobs often report being happy spouses, as well. In effect, job satisfaction can increase relationship happiness.

Baby, it's the Best Time to Divorce

Vicki Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Two former coworkers who are suddenly facing divorce called me recently, wanting to get together for a drink, a shoulder to cry on and advice. "What...