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The 3 Most Common Sex Problems Newlyweds Face

BRIDES | Posted 02.03.2016 | Weddings

by Jillian Kramer, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of CNP Montrose Think you've got sex down-pat? Think again. Because just because you've been doing it for...

5 Marriage Firsts Every Couple Experiences

BRIDES | Posted 02.02.2016 | Weddings

by Jillian Kramer, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of CNP Montrose Friends seem to come out of the woodwork when you get engaged, offering everything from c...

These Gay 'Newlyweds' Want To Show What Happens After Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

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Beyond Marriage: Equality May Change Your Financial Future Too

David Rae | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Rae

No matter what, the numbers don't lie, legal recognition of our relationships is paramount to having a healthy financial life now and a truly secure and happy retirement later.

How Student Loans Can Wreck a New Marriage

Aryea Aranoff | Posted 12.16.2015 | College
Aryea Aranoff

Are you a newlywed or thinking about getting married? Combining families, homes, cars, and even bank accounts is expected and embraced by most couples entering marriage. But there's one thing that many newlyweds forget they'll be sharing when they say, "I do"--their spouse's student loan debt.

Couples Dish On Their Special Holiday Traditions

Kristen Rocco | Posted 12.11.2015 | Weddings
Kristen Rocco

The holiday months are not only special because of the home-roasted honey-baked ham or the endless amount of carefully-wrapped gifts staring at you fr...

Tax Words to the Wise for LGBT Couples at Year's End

David Rae | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Rae

Whether you've been together for years or decades (or 10 minutes), 2015 taxes will be the first time many LGBT couples will be filing jointly on their federal and state returns because -- cue the trumpets -- we're married now.

Dear Newlyweds: Here's What You Should Know About Life After The Wedding

David Rae | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Rae

I've been gay my whole life, a Certified Financial Planner for well over a decade, coupled with my sweetheart for six years and married to him for 13 months and counting. From this perspective, I'd like to share a few tips for a happy, healthy and successful marriage with my LGBT brethren.

3 Things To Consider When Divvying Up The Holidays As Newlyweds

Kristen Rocco | Posted 11.20.2015 | Weddings
Kristen Rocco

On Christmas Day last year, I boarded a plane along with my husband. Not to either one of our family's locations. We had decided to take a trip of a lifetime instead. Destination: Zurich, Switzerland.

4 Embarrassing Married Sex Questions, Answered

BRIDES | Posted 10.19.2015 | Weddings

by Jillian Kramer, BRIDES Courtesy of CNP Montrose When it comes to sex, there's a lifelong learning curve that doesn't stop just because you tied ...

4 Parenting Essentials I Learned From My Adult Kids

Mary Novaria | Posted 10.08.2015 | Fifty
Mary Novaria

One of the most humbling things about my kids growing up is realizing that I still have growing up to do myself. I'm a reluctant empty nester. And while I'll always be my kids' mom, having the chicks out of the roost and on their own means I've had to adjust the way I parent.

How to Happily Marry Your Furniture and Décor to Combine Your Style

Kristen Ley | Posted 09.28.2015 | HuffPost Home
Kristen Ley

For newlyweds, learning how to combine furniture and décor styles to create a cohesive home can be quite the challenge -- for better or worse. After all, they say opposites attract. Whether or not that's the case in your relationship, you can most likely still agree that when it comes to your taste in home décor, your styles are more different than they are similar.

How To Write The Perfect Wedding Toast In Just 15 Minutes

Kristen Rocco | Posted 09.24.2015 | Weddings
Kristen Rocco

It's that exciting yet dreaded moment by maids of honor and best men: the wedding toast. What to say? How to say it? How long? What's off the table?

7 Good and Bad Surprises You Can Expect in the First Year of Marriage

BRIDES | Posted 09.11.2015 | Weddings

by Sandy Malone, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of CNP Montrose Everyone tells you that things will change in your first year of marriage, but every couple...

The Simple Question That Helped My Marriage

Keith Powell | Posted 08.27.2015 | Entertainment
Keith Powell

We received lots of advice during our engagement. Some solicited. Some not. But the best advice I think I received was, "Your partner will never be able to read your mind."

Battle of the Falls: Is the N.Y. Side of Niagara Better Than Canada?

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.17.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Big-time fun. Small-city charm. Whichever you choose, reserve early. And keep an eye out for falling fish.

The Definition Of A 'Happy Marriage,' According To People In Them

BRIDES | Posted 08.18.2015 | Weddings

A happy marriage is a cocktail of open communication, honesty, hard work, and a whole lotta love. But what does that look like in real life? Five wives open up about what a happy marriage means to them, because they're living it!

The 5 Best Reminders Newlyweds Give Us About Marriage

Neal Samudre | Posted 07.24.2015 | Weddings
Neal Samudre

Love is a joy, but it's oftentimes not treated this way. After a while, marriages can grow stale. What was once undying love and commitment can become routine and loneliness. And picking up on this possible turn with marriage, people can sometimes warn against marriage.

9 Signs You're Totally Ready for Married Life

BRIDES | Posted 07.17.2015 | Weddings

Five years ago you were out with your BFFs until 5 A.M. and locking lips with random hotties at the bar thinking, "Man, this is the life!"

7 Things Married Me, Would Share With Newlywed Me

Meredith Masony | Posted 06.29.2015 | Weddings
Meredith Masony

I have learned a lot of lessons over the past 12 years. If I could go back and give newlywed me a few tips on surviving marriage, it would look a little something like this.

The 10 Emotional Stages of Getting Engaged

BRIDES | Posted 06.24.2015 | Weddings

While the setting varies from woman-to-woman, there's a universal monologue that occurs to almost brides-to-be as they realize this is the moment he'll drop to one knee and pop the question. It's a little dazed and confused -- and a lot joyful.

How Two Newlyweds Paid Off $52K Of Debt In Under Two Years

LearnVest | Posted 05.08.2015 | Money

Before tying the knot in 2008, my wife, Kim, and I never discussed money. But I had financial skeletons in my closet. With $18,000 in student loans and another $18,000 from an auto loan, I brought a significant amount of debt into our marriage.

Best Honeymoon Hideaway Hotels in the World | Posted 05.05.2015 | Travel

Begin married life with an unforgettable trip for two to one of GAYOT's top honeymoon hotels worldwide.

The 4 Stages of Marital Culture Shock

Ashleigh Slater | Posted 05.01.2015 | Weddings
Ashleigh Slater

The normal in one "culture" and the normal in the other "culture" can sometimes differ greatly. And, it can be a bit of shock to stumble, sometimes rather jarringly, upon these cultural differences.

7 Things Engaged Couples Need To Talk About Right Now

Vicki Larson | Posted 06.30.2015 | Weddings
Vicki Larson

You and your partner have a unique relationship. So why would you want to have the same marriage everyone else has?