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The Secrets of Being Married to a Chef

Ashley Hardaway | Posted 03.02.2014 | Taste
Ashley Hardaway

If you're ready to drink the herbal infused Kool-Aid, allow me to give you some tips that will ensure a happy relationship for you and your culinary love. I'll also highlight some common misconceptions. There will be no recipes though.

Does Physical Attractiveness Make a Happy Marriage?

Renee Fisher | Posted 03.01.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Doesn't it take longer than four years to realize you are married to someone whose face has now been consumed by their neck and whose nose is either much larger than was originally presented or has now started to sprout acres of nose hair?

14 Things I Want My Sons To Know About Life And Marriage

Doug and Leslie Gustafson | Posted 03.01.2014 | Weddings
Doug and Leslie Gustafson

Be men who fight against the ripples and currents that hold back love. Who fight against the darkest shadows. Who create blueprints and music that flow from unrestrained hearts and end up touching the lives of those who know you. Especially your wives.

What Marriage Looks Like in the Second Act

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 03.01.2014 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

The second act is watching the joy my wife gets being around her two girls... or the pride I get when they grab my hand to hold it just one more time. The second act is teaching them to ride bikes, watching them play with their toys, seeing them grow out of each little outfit.

These Findings Offer Insight Into Why Couples Split -- And What Happens After

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 12.30.2013 | Divorce

What causes a marriage to fall apart? There is definitely no one right answer -- but there is plenty of research offering suggestions. We gathered ...

Marriage Findings From 2013 Shed Light On What Happens After 'I Do'

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 12.30.2013 | Weddings

Marriage is a complex beast; sometimes it's full of happiness and other times it goes really, really wrong -- which is why so much time and energy is ...

5 Ways Your Parents' Divorce Can Strengthen Your Own Marriage

Posted 12.26.2013 | Divorce

Written by Ericka Souter for CafeMom’s, The Stir. Everyone always thinks of divorce as a major tragedy for a child. And it is. In many cases, the...

7 Ways To Boost Your Daughter's Self-Esteem After Divorce

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

Written by Terry Gaspard for I’ve written extensively about daughters of divorce, the father–daughter bond, mothers and daught...

The Warning I Would Give Myself Before Marrying

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

It's not unusual for engaged couples to experience cold feet as their wedding day approaches. But if you and your spouse end up divorcing, it's al...

Momentum for the New Year: Mindset Matters

Amy Elias, MS | Posted 02.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Elias, MS

Gratitude for all those at The Huffington Post for offering the momentum for all of us, to travel as a readership, to expand by all the rich content o...

5 New Year's Resolutions That Will Revitalize Your Marriage

Posted 12.21.2013 | Weddings

By Dr. Karen Sherman for As the new year is upon us, if you're like most folks, you see this as a time to make some changes. All sort...

10 Things I'll Do Differently In My Second Marriage

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

Written by Jenny Erikson on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir. When you realize everything you thought about love and marriage and relationships and sacri...

You're So Lucky: The Parenting Double Standard

Natalie Thomas | Posted 02.19.2014 | Parents
Natalie Thomas

Are we supposed to expect less of our "working" partner? Does going to work from 9-5 negate one's responsibilities at home? Is needing sleep exclusive to the workplace? What about raising a human?

15 Reasons Being Married Doesn't Suck

Melissa Chapman | Posted 02.19.2014 | Weddings
Melissa Chapman

My marriage has wrapped me in a cocoon of unconditional love -- and has on occasion saved me from drowning in a sea of pity and self-doubt. My marriage is the partnership I wished for and while it is no where NEAR perfect, it is mine and I cherish it.

5 Things Every Husband Should Know

Richard Greenberg | Posted 02.18.2014 | Weddings
Richard Greenberg

None of us is entitled to the "perfect" partner. We just don't come out of the box in a manner that allows us to fit seamlessly into the lives of another. But we are creatures who can learn and adapt and, as such, we are capable of making choices about how we'd like to live.

Extreme Marriage Experiment Says It's Better To Be Right Than Happy

Posted 12.18.2013 | Weddings

It took all of 12 days for one man to be driven crazy after he was asked by scientists to agree with everything his wife said. Three doctors from ...

My Husband Becomes Another Man in Bed

Roz Warren | Posted 02.17.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

The man I love is as calm and pleasant as the day is long. He treats me with love and respect. He's gentle and soft-spoken, a perfect joy to be with. But when night falls, Mark undergoes a ghastly transformation.

Survey Reveals What Divorced Couples Regret Most

Posted 12.17.2013 | Divorce

Divorced couples' biggest regret is the impact their split had on their children, according to a new survey out of the U.K. Seddons, a London law ...

What I Know About Marriage

Liz Coopersmith | Posted 02.16.2014 | Weddings
Liz Coopersmith

You cannot even imagine what the two of you will go through, together or separately. For one thing, there is no "separately." Whatever happens to you affects your spouse -- your victories and defeats will be theirs, their victories and defeats will be yours.

7 Quick Fixes For Your Relationship Problems

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

By Dr. Susan Heitler for If you've been feeling frustrated that your relationship is in trouble, don't panic! Getting professional he...

5 Reasons Men Leave 'Happy' Marriages

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

Written by Ericka Souter on CafeMom's blog, The Stir Have you ever been shocked at the news a couple you know is splitting up? The first thing ou...

These 4 Myths Could Destroy Your Marriage

Posted 12.14.2013 | Divorce

By Gal Szekely for Love. Countless poems, novels, films and songs have been dedicated to celebrating and exploring the mystery of t...

Can Self-Loving End Your Love Life?

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Believe it or not, I've been asked many times if self-loving is cheating and about its potential negative impact on relationships and each time I thin...

How Holiday Spending Could Spell Doom For Your Relationship

Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce

According to new survey, nearly half of U.S. married couples admit to fighting over how much money to spend during the holiday season -- and research ...

It Is Possible for a Married Couple to Work and Live Together in Harmony - Tips for Successfully Spending 24/7 With Your Spouse

Sandy Malone | Posted 02.08.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Our first few years of marriage, I frequently travelled for business, so we never got enough time together. Now we live in what equates to the world's tiniest town, where we work together all day and can't leave the island after dark. You wanna talk about marital challenges?