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Marriage Research

You Can Actually Die Of A Broken Heart

Posted 05.09.2013 | Weddings

It turns out there is some truth to the cliché saying, "I'm dying of a broken heart." According to the University of Rochester's Christine Thompk...

Marriage Rates Are Increasing For A Surprising Reason

Posted 05.03.2013 | Weddings

Overall marriage rates in the U.S. have been steadily declining over the last several decades. But new research from the University of Montreal sugges...

The Simple Thing Men Can Do To Improve Their Marriages

Posted 04.24.2013 | Weddings

The next time your spouse hides out in front of the TV instead of helping with chores, you might want to show him (or her) this research. In a stu...

The Cost Of Delaying Marriage

The Huffington Post | Erin Migdol | Posted 03.18.2013 | Weddings

Men and women are marrying later in life than ever before, but a new study reveals the costs of delaying your "I dos." In a report released Friday,...

5 Things Blissful Couples Do

Posted 03.07.2013 | OWN

By Valerie Ross We all know those folks who, even after years together, still can't seem to get enough of each other. Here are five habits of the h...

Erin Migdol

How 21 Minutes And A Piece Of Paper Could Improve Your Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Migdol | Posted 02.20.2013 | Weddings

It takes only 21 minutes to complete.

The Surprising Truth About Closeness In Marriage

Posted 02.13.2013 | Weddings

Think a happy relationship is defined by a high level of emotional closeness between two partners? Think again. After surveying 732 men and women o...

What You Don't Know About Your Spouse's Sex Life

Posted 02.11.2013 | Weddings

Sure, you go to bed with the same person every night -- but how much do you really know about your spouse's sexual desires? iVillage released the r...

How Your Teen Years Could Come Back To Haunt You

Posted 02.01.2013 | Weddings

A new study suggests that teens who get along well with their families are more likely to have successful future marriages. The study, published in...

Could Your Happy Marriage Be Making You Fat?

Posted 01.22.2013 | Weddings

If your jeans have gotten tighter since you tied the knot, your happy marriage could be to blame. According to recent research by Andrea Meltzer of...

How Marriage Could Be Holding You Back At Work

Posted 01.18.2013 | Weddings

We've seen how marriage can help women live longer and stay healthier, but there may be one area where being married doesn't help -- getting ahead at ...

The (Literally) Life-Altering Benefit Of Marriage

Posted 01.10.2013 | Weddings

The key to longer life might be found in your relationship status. A new study by Duke University Medical Center found that Baby Boomers with perma...

The Hardest Marriage Vow To Keep

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

When the wedding is over and the marriage begins, it can be challenging to stay true to your "I dos." A 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll published Wedne...

The Most Fascinating Divorce Findings Of 2012

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.31.2012 | Divorce

In 2012, researchers touched on subjects as diverse as "divorce genes" and the impact of pre-marital jitters on success later in marriage.

The BIG Benefit Of Same-Sex Marriage

Posted 12.14.2012 | Weddings

Research has indicated that marriage boosts health and happiness among heterosexual couples; now, a new study published Thursday suggests that married...

The Truth About The First Year Of Marriage

Posted 12.04.2012 | Weddings

So much for the "honeymoon phase." Research released on Monday by Deakin University's Australian Centre on Quality of Life found that couples in t...