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Marriage Advice

The Real And Very Simple Secret To Staying Married Forever

Jenny Bruce | Posted 02.13.2016 | Fifty
Jenny Bruce

It's not the flowers, gifts or candle-lit dinners. While those are lovely, it's the everyday, little things that stack up. I know I'm a serious piece of work. Complicated. So is my husband. "Our love, beats the stops and starts, of complicated hearts."

5 Beautiful Lessons In Love I Learned From My Grandparents

Hayley Miller | Posted 02.12.2016 | Fifty
Hayley Miller

My grandparents had the kind of love you see on the big screen. Well, more accurately, a Muppets movie on the big screen. It was at times chaoti...

Could Faking the Big O Delay Finding Mr. Right?

Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC | Posted 02.11.2016 | Women
Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC

In this day and age, women have won the right to vote, to burn our bras, and to climb the corporate ladder. Why do we still find it a challenge to be honest in the bedroom? And could this duplicity potentially lead us astray when looking for Mr. Right?

Here's Some Marriage Advice You Haven't Heard A Million Times Before

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.12.2016 | Divorce

Some pieces of marriage advice we've heard time and time again: Never go to bed angry, make sure your spouse is your best friend, be transparent...

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

Mark Baer | Posted 02.10.2016 | 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.

When Change Leads to Control Battles

Stacy D. Phillips | Posted 02.09.2016 | Divorce
Stacy D. Phillips

Change is a fact of life. Most people grow and change in one way or another during the course of a personal relationship. Sometimes a couple grows int...

A Love Note to All the Single Ladies

Natalie Thomas | Posted 02.08.2016 | Women
Natalie Thomas

12 years ago, I broke up with my boyfriend. On Super Bowl Sunday. Two hours before I was supposed to be at a party he was throwing. That might not be ...

Using the 5 Love Languages to Reclaim Your Marriage

Debra Richardson | Posted 02.05.2016 | Weddings
Debra Richardson

Sometimes, I still find myself wondering if I've shown my husband love in the way that he receives love. We're human and it's natural to fall back on what comes natural to us.

What Happened When I Told The Internet My Wife Divorced Me Over Dirty Dishes

Matthew Fray | Posted 02.05.2016 | Divorce
Matthew Fray

Wives are not better than husbands. Women are not better than men. (Nor the other way around.) But I see a hell of a lot of men getting marriage wrong, and this is my way of trying to help.

The 6 Things Successful Long-Time Couples Never Do

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.05.2016 | Fifty

On the cusp of Valentine's Day, we asked our happily-together-for-ages friends what their secret to staying coupled has been. Actually we asked them ...

Helen Mirren Offers Unconventional Advice For A Happy Marriage

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.04.2016 | Fifty

Dame Helen Mirren says that a rather unconventional approach has made her nearly 20-year marriage last -- an achievement that's something of a...

3 Ways to Refocus Your Marriage in 2016

Scott Gornto | Posted 02.02.2016 | Weddings
Scott Gornto

Maybe you or your spouse have lost focus. Maybe you both have had a communication break down and it's created a wedge in your relationship. Maybe there's been hurt and the walls are up for both of you. Whatever the cause, here are my simple challenges to you to refocus your marriage in 2016.

Your Horoscope: Are You Going to Meet a Lover or a Loser?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Style
Larry Schwimmer

Have you ever asked these questions about your relationships? • "Why do I seem to attract relationships with people who take advantage of my kind...

6 Rules For A Happy And Realistic Honeymoon

Amy Schreibman Walter | Posted 01.28.2016 | Weddings
Amy Schreibman Walter

There's more to planning your honeymoon than choosing a destination and booking your flights... if you're planning to head away with your honey sometime soon, read this first.

10 Phrases To Strike From Your Vocabulary After Marriage

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.26.2016 | Divorce

Want to avoid ending up on the proverbial couch at any point in your relationship? Watch your words.  Below, psychologists and relationship expe...

'I'm Married to a Narcissist, Help!'

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 01.22.2016 | Weddings
Samantha Rodman PhD

Two questions: How did you end up in this situation, and do you want to make it work or not?  For the first, I suggest therapy of your own, focusing on your early life, and patterns you may have witnessed with your caregivers.

The 7 Biggest Complaints Of Long-Married Couples | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.27.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM After 30 or 40 years of marriage, you can't blame some couples for settling into not-so-constructive patterns. You get married y...

The Recipe for a Lasting Relationship

Mayara Moreira | Posted 01.17.2016 | Women
Mayara Moreira

Relationship. A word that can be defined as the way in which two people are connected. But with the connection of two people comes many other factors and once the initial honeymoon phase is over, things can start to go a little downhill.

Sweet Love Advice From Family With 389 Years Of Marriage Combined

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 01.13.2016 | Fifty

When seeking marriage advice, the Lauwers family is probably a pretty good resource. After all, the family is made up of eight siblings who have each ...

25 Pieces Of Spot-On Marriage Advice From People Who've Been There

YourTango | Posted 01.08.2016 | Weddings

Remember that marriage isn't 50/50 -- divorce is 50/50. Marriage has to be 100/100.

16 Ways To Be A Better Spouse In 2016

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 12.31.2015 | Weddings

As we say goodbye to 2015, it's time to think about how we can be the best versions of ourselves in 2016.  While some folks resolve to save more ...

9 Pieces Of Relationship 'Advice' That Are Just Plain Bad

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.31.2015 | Divorce

Think you should always tell your partner exactly how you're feeling? Or that you're selling yourself short if you don't marry your soulmate? Do...

The Difference Between Dating a Boy and Dating a Real Man

Keay Nigel | Posted 12.30.2015 | Women
Keay Nigel

A real man knows what he wants in a partner, and once he has found that special someone, he commits himself and his whole life to them. Your happiness becomes his happiness. He stays loyal to you because he understands that one true love is enough for a lifetime.

5 Lessons on Marriage From Downton Abbey

Ashleigh Slater | Posted 12.29.2015 | Weddings
Ashleigh Slater

Downton Abbey may be sharing its last stories with us, but I have a feeling that the lessons it's taught us will be around for years to come. Now if only I could practice the best of them, with a British accent.

Three Words to Live Happily Ever After

Mitch Rosenzweig | Posted 12.23.2015 | Divorce
Mitch Rosenzweig

It was a beautiful wedding service in a beautiful cathedral. The couple said all the right things at the right time, the minister too and, lo and behold, magically the singles turned into a couple. In an unusual Gospel lesson, the couple chose the section from Romans about Jesus walking on water.