In 1989, Julie Connelly coined the term 'trophy wife'. The editor of Fortune Magazine, she wrote an article that defined these women differently than we do today. She wrote, "This trophy does not hang on the wall like a moose head -- she works. Hard."
Paris holds a dear place in our hearts. Our first trip to the City of Lights held sentimental value with a proposal four years ago. We didn't feel like waiting another year to celebrate a five year milestone.
Marriage is a wonderful institution that affords couples significant psychological, emotional and financial benefits, in addition to being a commitmen...
In the past decade or so, scientists have assembled an impressive amount of evidence that becoming a father transforms men's bodies. Moreover, children can be positively affected by the distinct way that fathers typically engage their children.
Idalia's hearing had deteriorated over the years, but no matter: she and Clemente knew exactly what the other was thinking. They still lived in their house. She managed the bills. He did the driving. They understood the risks. On a piece of paper, duct-taped to the dash of his car, was a note about who to call in case of an emergency.
Since I am a professional matchmaker, single people are always telling me that they really want to get married. It is then my job to figure out if they really want marriage or if they are just saying that.
A woman's dress, marital status, and lifestyle do not inspire violence against women. Violence against women exists because the men in their lives -- single, married and strangers -- commit that violence. For the sake of humanity, stop blaming women.
I stayed in a loveless, thankless, unhappy and unfulfilling marriage too long. About two years too long, and about a year after it became completely a...
The dating world revolves around making the right proactive choices -- and this means that if you're ready for a monogamous relationship, you have to be clear about your goals, both to yourself and prospective partners.
Our griefs, if we're fortunate, are commonplace. None of us escape. Everybody's knees hurt. Everyone's relatives pass away. The same sorts of tragedies lurk, for each of us, around every corner.
In my divorce coaching practice, my female clients are often shocked by how she is begged to stay, despite the misery in their marriage. Here's how you can be prepared for what might happen, and what to do if you still want out.
What's my third act, as we like to say in the theater? Every good play, every good life, needs a good third act.
When the two of you are driving to the chiropractor, to the pharmacy or to attend your grandson's kindergarten play, the songs you first fell in love to might still be on the radio, but no longer seem relevant. Here, instead, are a few Love Songs For Long-Married Couples.
We've been through good times and bad (just like they made us say in those wedding vows that felt so phony to us), and it's been kinda awesome, at times -- and other times, it's really sucked.
As I lay gazing at Keri, still fast asleep, I saw her beautiful face. Even in slumber I felt her beautiful spirit. I realized then what I guess it took me a lifetime to know for certain -- every anniversary is golden. So is every day.
I want my home to be the place that is filled with love, support and laughter. So, when the disconnect is weighing heavier than the good stuff, it's time for a regroup, reboot, retreat, or in this case, a couple's workshop.