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Successful Marriage

How To Have A Successful Marriage From The Start

Posted 12.16.2014 | Dr. Phil

Your wedding may be the best night of your life, but when the party is over, creating a partnership is hard work. "Merging two lives can actually be v...

21 Secrets To A Happy Marriage

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 09.04.2014 | Weddings

Everyone walks down the aisle dreaming of their happily ever after, but maintaining a happy marriage is often easier said than done. A Reddit threa...

3 Ways to Prepare for an Empty Coop

Dr. Margaret Rutherford | Posted 08.16.2014 | Parents
Dr. Margaret Rutherford

Unless you plan to move into the dorm with them, it's going to help if you anticipate letting go. You can start when they are young. It just takes practice!

9 Famous Women Who Waited to Wed

Daria Snadowsky | Posted 05.28.2014 | Weddings
Daria Snadowsky

In America today, the average age of women embarking on their first marriage is 26 to 27, "old maid" territory just decades ago. That makes it all the more fascinating to reflect on women throughout history who defied the expectations of their times and cultures by not making it legal until their 30s or older.

What America's Best Couples Can Teach Us About Long-Lasting Love

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 03.10.2014 | Weddings

What is true love, and does it still exist? As the divorce rate in America hovers around 50 percent, true love may seem like a fiction from a Holly...

America's 'Longest Married Couple' Has Super Sweet Love Story

Posted 03.11.2014 | Weddings

After 82 years of wedded bliss, Harold and Edna Owings were voted America's longest married couple by the Worldwide Marriage Encounter. The couple...

The Law of Attraction at Play and in Love

Caryn Chow | Posted 03.12.2014 | Entertainment
Caryn Chow

Makes you wonder, doesn't it? With the endless talk about the law of attraction, even some stoics are becoming hopeless romantics. The power of t...

This Simple Thing May Be The Key To A Happy Marriage

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

By Susie and Otto Collins for If taking nurturing, good care of yourself is something you know you should do, but don't actually do (...

The Trick To Maintaining A Long And Successful Marriage, From Alan Alda (WATCH)

Posted 09.17.2013 | MarloThomas

When I asked Alan Alda how he and his wife have maintained a long and successful marriage in the spotlight, he joked "The trick is to move out of Holl...

6 Marriage Problems That Are Blessings In Disguise

Posted 09.11.2013 | Weddings

Written by Sasha Brown-Worsham on CaféMom’s blog, The Stir. When you get married, you vow to love that person in sickness and health, for better...

Seeing Eye-to-Eye

Janet Blair Page | Posted 10.30.2013 | Women
Janet Blair Page

I'll let you in on a secret: People without any dreams or aspirations usually aren't as interesting as those with a sense of purpose.

10 Secrets Of Highly Successful Couples

Posted 08.13.2013 | Weddings

By Victor M. Parachin for Over lunch with a friend one day, Kevin was asked about the "secret of your obviously happy and healthy lov...

The Key To A Successful Marriage Is...

Posted 08.06.2013 | Weddings

What makes a good marriage last forever? A healthy sex life, according to Andrea Syrtash, author of "Cheat On Your Husband (With Your Husband)." Sy...

When You Think Your Love Story Is Boring

Lisa-Jo Baker | Posted 09.29.2013 | Parents
Lisa-Jo Baker

There is a fantasy, a black-and-white screen cliché that love looks like the mad, romantic dash through airports for a last chance at a flailing kiss. And then the credits roll. And the lights come on. And we must go back to our real lives where we forget that love really lives.

Lessons On Love, Life And Lipstick

Lia Chavez | Posted 07.26.2013 | Women
Lia Chavez

The intensity of spending that stretch of time in geographic separateness and increasing intimacy prepared David and I for a life of passionately pursuing our dreams and one another. When we reunite, it is always with a shared gratitude for finding this person in this life, on this earth.

The Biggest Misconception About Divorce

Jennifer Nagy | Posted 04.07.2013 | Divorce
Jennifer Nagy

As a culture, we are raised with the idea that marriage is the goal that we should all be working towards in our personal life.

5 Ways To Make Sure Your Second Marriage Lasts

Christine Gallagher | Posted 03.09.2013 | Divorce
Christine Gallagher

Divorce can be an opportunity to get it right in a second or third marriage.

Tips For A Successful Marriage, From Kelly Ripa (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

Kelly Ripa revealed that she has had a crush on her husband, Mark Consuelos, since the day she met him when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo. She a...

How Your Parents’ Split Can Jeopardize Your Love Life

Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW | Posted 11.17.2012 | Divorce
Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

Divorce goes back five generations in my family and some of my relatives have even raced to the altar two or three times. As an adult child of divorce, therapist and author, I'm passionate about helping adult children of divorce break the cycle of divorce and achieve satisfying relationships.

7 Seemingly Weird Ways To Make Your Marriage Better

Ariel & Shya Kane | Posted 11.04.2012 | Weddings
Ariel & Shya Kane

If you want to date, relate well with others or have a successful marriage, there is no skill set more important than that of listening.

The Only Way To Guarantee That You Won’t Get Divorced

Jessica Jones | Posted 09.19.2012 | Divorce
Jessica Jones

I have the uncanny ability to know whether or not someone is going to get divorced. And roughly how long it will take for the shit to hit the fan. That's right. I'm the marriage whisperer.

5 Things No One Tells You About Marriage

Lydia Netzer | Posted 09.09.2012 | Weddings
Lydia Netzer

Marriage is tough, sister. Some of this you know, like nixing the idea that towels will be folded a certain way, tolerating game night with the boys, or if you're a guy, maybe you've heard there will be love stories on your plasma TV.

Who Wants A Housewife?

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 06.13.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

I'll bet you do. That's right: you, over there. The one who just fished a shirt to wear to work out of the pile of dirty clothes on your bedroom floor.

Can Love Karma Change Your Divorce Destiny?

Stacy Schneider | Posted 06.07.2012 | Women
Stacy Schneider

Would fewer marriages end in divorce if we relied on our intuition, rather than our hearts, when picking a future spouse?

How My Wife Cured My Hypochrondria

Pete Goldfinger | Posted 05.13.2012 | Weddings
Pete Goldfinger

What I've learned is that the most precious thing about marriage is that it gives you a witness. Somebody to keep you in check when you're veering into madness.