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10 Signs You're Married To A Nurse

Shelly Lopez Gray | Posted 03.26.2015 | Weddings
Shelly Lopez Gray

There are many tell-tell signs you are married to a nurse. These are just a few of them. God help our poor spouses!

Alzheimer's Caregivers: What to Do When Your Spouse Finds a New Love

Marie Marley | Posted 04.14.2015 | Fifty
Marie Marley

The fact is that sometimes people with Alzheimer's find a new love interest. If this happens to you it will probably be one of the most painful situations you will ever face. It's right up there with your loved one not recognizing you anymore and with engaging hospice care near the end of their life.

The 2-Minute Phone Call That Changed My Life Forever

Honey Good | Posted 03.30.2015 | Fifty
Honey Good

I lost my husband and my daughters lost their devoted father in a short two-minute telephone conversation. The next few days were a blur.

Own Your Mother Power

Marva Soogrim | Posted 03.17.2015 | Women
Marva Soogrim

The new year means so many different things to many people. In 2015 and beyond, I would like to help moms own their mother power. Starting a family is an incredibly big deal and mothers across the world must rise to the challenge in order to enjoy the gifts in-store for their families.

My Husband's Split Personality: Dr. Jekyll and Corporate Guy

Susan Maccarelli | Posted 03.15.2015 | Parents
Susan Maccarelli

On one occasion, he actually spoke these words: "Our trash process is ad hoc. We need a new one." Number one, don't use terms like 'ad hoc' after 5 p.m.. Number two, do not, under any circumstances, use the word 'We' when suggesting that 'I' do something.

Three New Books on the Theme of "It Isn't Easy Being Gay"

Janet Mason | Posted 02.08.2015 | Books
Janet Mason

I have never been one to complain about my lot -- after all coming out as a lesbian was, for me, a kind of freedom (and I wouldn't trade my life for any other). But I was reminded of the fact that it is still hard to be gay by three new books that I recently read.

Epidemic, War or Car Crash, the Dead Are Loved

Edwin Leap, MD | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Edwin Leap, MD

Wars and diseases, intrigues and coups and all the rest are indeed interesting things. But more important, and more terrible, is the fact that grieving humanity suffers at the center of it all. Maybe that knowledge can make us love everyone better.

Yagana Shah

The Way This Widower Keeps His Wife's Memory Alive Will Melt Your Heart

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.24.2014 | Fifty

It's never easy dining out alone -- but one man has found the perfect, sweetest way to ensure he never feels lonely. Twitter user Madina Bashizadah...

Can This Long-Time Marriage Survive?

Dianne Harman | Posted 12.16.2014 | Fifty
Dianne Harman

Our long-time marriage has become a kind of dinosaur in this day and age where starter marriages have become the norm.

New Survey Sheds Light On What People Really Want In A Spouse

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 09.25.2014 | Weddings

For the first time in America, single adults outnumber the married. However, despite the decline in marriage rates, new data from the Pew Research...

Adventures in Hiking and Parenting

Mary E. Graham | Posted 11.03.2014 | Parents
Mary E. Graham

In a perfect world, our daughters would get a perfect mix of both our personalities, only the best parts. We could choose to pass on the traits that are healthy and leave the messy ones behind. They would have their daddy's willingness to serve and be a little less bossy than their mommy.

What Lurks Behind the Word 'Wife'?

TueNight | Posted 10.13.2014 | Women
TueNight

I surprised myself with the revelation that there has always been something about the word "wife" that bothered me deep down. It felt unequal.

Life Event -- Death of a Spouse

David A. Dedman | Posted 10.05.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

You will be coping with lots of emotions and handling many complex financial decisions as well. You may have had a spouse that handled all the family finances in the past. If so, this may be a significant learning curve for you.

10 Cheating Excuses That Are Bound To Make You Mad

Zondra Hughes | Posted 09.21.2014 | Divorce
Zondra Hughes

I'm blessed to have a lot of male Facebook friends and I've decided to milk these friendships for as much information that I can get. And that brings me to today's installment the: Top 10 Reasons Why Men Cheat.

Sudden Wealth From a Life Event?

David A. Dedman | Posted 09.16.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

So when I picked up a recent call, I braced for impact! Some calls are really weird, other times someone is soliciting my business. This call wasn't a question about investing either.

3 Super Simple Money Tips for Married Couples

David A. Dedman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

My wife and I don't always agree on everything money and finance related. However, we have developed three super simple steps for dealing our finances, and each other.

If My Wife Were a Crouton

Doug and Leslie Gustafson | Posted 06.13.2014 | Weddings
Doug and Leslie Gustafson

How would I love her? Wouldn't be easy. But I have to find a way. Whether she's floating in soup, on top of a salad or sitting in a bag, unused, I wou...

45 Arguments Every Couple Needs To Have At Least Once

Roz Warren | Posted 06.10.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

Do you and your hubby have the same old arguments over and over? Are you starting to think there might be exciting new arguments you could be having instead? We're here to help, with a list of 45 arguments to have with your husband before you die. They've all been tested on actual couples, with results ranging from weeks of icy silence to outstanding 'make-up sex.'

As A Wife, I'm Guilty Of These Five Mistakes (And You Probably Are, Too)

Susannah Lewis | Posted 04.20.2014 | Parents
Susannah Lewis

As a wife, I make mistakes. And I make them often. I don't need other wives telling me what mistakes I make, because I'm aware of them. You don't need me telling you what mistakes you make, either, but you probably make these.

Divorce Confidential: Coping With an Impossible Spouse During and After Divorce

Caroline Choi | Posted 04.15.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Divorce is already a traumatic experience for most individuals and their families. Dealing with a toxic spouse who has it out for you makes the divorce process even worse by dragging out issues that could easily be resolved with compromise and agreements outside of the courtroom.

6 Practical Ways To Get Your Husband To Listen To You

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ellen Breslau | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com The scenario is always the same: You want to talk, and your husband is watching TV or sitting at the computer. You be...

Postcards From Lebanon: Part 8 in a Series of Cancer-Related Commentary

James Stack | Posted 11.30.2013 | Healthy Living
James Stack

Like responses to chemo, everyone's experiences are different. Of course, these are my experiences; but I believe they contain universal truths.

Funeral Pre-Planning: Your Final Act of Love

Nancy Cronk | Posted 11.10.2013 | Fifty
Nancy Cronk

Have we done what we need to do to protect the people closest to us who will be left behind? Are our spouses, our children, or are partners prepared to make important decisions on our behalf, and have we given them clear instructions for doing so? I

Why We Are Fascinated By (and Rooting For) Huma

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 09.28.2013 | New York
Jeanne Zaino

We all like a good story of beating the odds, of someone who has been wronged who makes the best of it, and not only survives but thrives. We all want to believe we can do that too, but fear in reality the odds are stacked against us -- at least more so than they are against political wives.

10 Ways To Say Goodbye To Caregiver Guilt

Alexis Abramson, Ph.D. | Posted 09.24.2013 | Fifty
Alexis Abramson, Ph.D.

Act from love, not from a sense of debt. If you think of caring for an aging loved one as repayment for all he or she's done for you, you'll always end up in the red. Instead, think of caregiving as one person helping another out of love.