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Marrying for Love

'I Didn't Marry The Love Of My Life'

Posted 08.04.2014 | Weddings

By Nancy Lang for I was 17 and Fred was 24 when we first met. Fred and I belonged to the same synagogue. We were both involved in loc...


Liza Monroy | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Liza Monroy

With the husband I'd called the man of my dreams, I shrunk, folded up inside myself, becoming skittish and fearful. And so my 20s consisted of a happy divorce and a sad divorce, a gay husband and a straight one.

I Choose You

Cornelia Powell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Cornelia Powell

"Few of us marry as our hearts guide," spoke Queen Anne Boleyn in the 1969 film Anne of the Thousand Days. I don't know if the real 16th-century queen said those words, but the notion of marrying for love is fairly recent in historical terms, and even the notion of love itself has changed.

Why I Let My Husband Plan Our Wedding

Red Room | Posted 03.25.2012 | Weddings
Red Room

When David asked me to marry him, I said, "Yes, as long as we don't have a wedding."

Before You Say "I Do:" A Checklist for Smart Women, Pt 2

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 08.31.2011 | Women
Dr. Ali Binazir

In the last installment of this article, we covered the first three items on the checklist. To recap, they were: 1) Do not say yes if you're deeply ...

Before You Say "I Do": A Checklist for Smart Women, Pt 1

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 08.14.2011 | Women
Dr. Ali Binazir

You fall in love, put your frontal lobe in a jar and marry a guy you later on find you don't know all that well. Why? Because the most reliable aspect of falling in love is that you will fall out of it. On average after 18 months, according to scientists.