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Marriage Stress

In a Depressing Marriage? Here's Why

Douglas LaBier | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

Given the number of divorces and affairs in our culture, it's important to learn more about what generates sustaining positive emotional, sexual and spiritual connections between partners, over time in our tumultuous culture, in which it's ever harder to "rebound" from ongoing stress.

11 Lessons Every Over-Stressed Couple Should Learn

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 08.19.2013 | Weddings

We recently profiled four couples who have established what we think of as Third Metric marriages -- relationships where both partners value wellbeing...

Margaret Wheeler Johnson

What Happened To Our Marriage When We Stopped Focusing On Money | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 08.17.2013 | Weddings

This story is the third of four profiles of couples taking a third metric approach to matrimony, prioritizing wellbeing and fun ahead of wealth, statu...

Margaret Wheeler Johnson

'We Make A Conscious Choice Every Day To Be Happy' | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 08.15.2013 | Weddings

This story is the first of four profiles of couples taking a third metric approach to matrimony, prioritizing wellbeing and fun ahead of wealth, statu...

Margaret Wheeler Johnson

The Surprising Decision That Could Transform Your Marriage | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 08.18.2013 | Weddings

Newlyweds Meghan Telpner and Josh Gitalis' professional lives are the stuff of overworked urbanite fantasies. Both are self-employed -- Josh, 31, as a...

17 Ways To Improve Your Relationship With Your In-Laws

Posted 06.19.2013 | Weddings

Wedding planning stress is only temporary, but dealing with your difficult in-laws is forever. Your spouse's parents may not be your absolute favo...

The One Thing I No Longer Worry About Since My Divorce

Posted 06.05.2013 | Divorce

Few things are more stressful than being in a marriage or a long-term relationship that's no longer working out. And though divorce brings its own...

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...

13 Quotes To Put You At Ease On Your Big Day

Posted 05.09.2013 | Weddings

We know that planning a wedding (and getting married!) can be extremely stressful. But we also know that a few words of encouragement can go a long wa...

Managing Marriage Stress Starts With Self

HeartMath LLC | Posted 06.25.2013 | Healthy Living
HeartMath LLC

To keep your marriage or long-term relationship low-stress, strong and happy, it's critical to learn to manage your attitudes and emotions and lead with your heart -- from that intelligent, self-secure place inside where wisdom, intuition and understanding reside.

5 Tips For A Stress-Free Marriage

Joanie Winberg | Posted 05.27.2013 | Weddings
Joanie Winberg

Trying to do it all with so much on your plate, such as careers, parent responsibilities and household chores is not easy.

8 Ways To Take The Stress Out Of Your Marriage

Posted 03.12.2013 | Weddings

While planning your wedding, it can be easy to assume that all the stress will be gone when you return home from the honeymoon. But as any married per...

20 Marriage Stressors You No Longer Have To Deal With

Posted 03.07.2013 | Divorce

All marriages have their fair share of challenges, but staying in an unhappy marriage can affect more than just your relationship with your spouse. Re...

How To Make Dinner With Your In-Laws Less Stressful

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff | Posted 05.01.2013 | Weddings
Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

Families, in their desire to impress, actually can intimidate the other in-laws, setting up a hurdle to forming good relationships when they are trying to create a shared experience.

WATCH: How Stress Can Affect Your Marriage

Posted 03.07.2012 | Weddings

Managing the stress of everyday life may be the ultimate test for newlyweds in their first year of marriage, according to new research. In this cli...