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Husbands and Wives

The In-Law Chronicles: Blue Balls, Third Base & The Christmas Beaver

Steve Belanger | Posted 04.16.2014 | Comedy
Steve Belanger

I am very happily married, I have several jobs that I love, I have two small children that I adore, and I don't have any credit card debt. Life doesn'...

The #1 Chicken Recipe For Salt Lovers

Laura Zinn Fromm | Posted 04.14.2014 | Fifty
Laura Zinn Fromm

I love salty food. Perhaps that is because I have low blood pressure. I also love garlic and onions. Perhaps that is because I have no taste buds left, after decades of eating the spiciest food I can shovel down and smoking Marlboro Lights in college.

7 Women Who Helped Take Their Men To The Next Level

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 03.20.2014 | Black Voices

The late great Jackie Robinson once wisely wrote, “It’s an old saying -- but a true one -- that behind every successful man there is usually a wom...

There Are Some Arguments That a Marriage Must Endure

Melissa Chapman | Posted 02.25.2014 | Religion
Melissa Chapman

Whether or not Gd/Hashem exists, this religion has made my daughter see the world as a benevolent place, to see a higher power as forgiving and loving -- and to feel this sense of security about her destiny in a way that my husband never will.

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

Susannah Lewis | Posted 02.19.2014 | 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.

Give Me Your Honest Opinion, As Long As It Coincides With Mine

Charlie Carillo | Posted 03.01.2014 | Weddings
Charlie Carillo

LONDON -- We're going to a wedding and my British wife needs a new dress. I'm with her for the purchase and for reasons I'll never understand, she's a...

What Men Want In A Wife

Posted 09.12.2013 | Weddings

Is the trophy wife a thing of the past? Researchers have found that men today want more than a woman whose talents include looking beautiful and no...

Do Not Be Afraid

Alice Carey | Posted 11.03.2013 | Arts
Alice Carey

I'm not much one for crying. But this morning I did, as I watched Irish poet Seamus Heaney's funeral, and heard his last words. Words he sent to his wife minutes before he died. 'Noli timere' -- don't be afraid.

What I Discovered About My Husband When I Lost My Breasts

Eva Moon | Posted 10.24.2013 | Women
Eva Moon

After my surgeries it was almost unbearable for him to see my scars. Not because of how they make me look -- that doesn't matter. But because to him they were visible proof that he'd failed, as a man, to protect his woman from harm.

Movie Review: Blue Jasmine

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.23.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Approaching the age of 80, with more than 40 feature films under his belt, Woody Allen continues to astonish, finding new ways to surprise audiences with each year's film.

How to Botch an Elopement

Leslie Goshko | Posted 09.22.2013 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

My husband and I have been together for twelve years and married for nine years. Our parents have never met in person. Although, I do not count this as a negative. Everyone gets along sublimely and their phone conversation skills are superb.

Why I Don't Want a 40th Birthday Party

Melissa Chapman | Posted 09.16.2013 | Women
Melissa Chapman

pparently, when one turns 40, one is expected to celebrate in a spectacularly grandiose fashion. One is supposed to go into their fourth decade on this planet roaring like a lion, taking 40 by the horns and MAKE 40 THEIR BITCH. Or so I've been told.

How Strong Is Your Marriage...Can It Sustain a Lifetime?

Melissa Chapman | Posted 08.19.2013 | Weddings
Melissa Chapman

Today June 19, 2013 marks the day my mother and father would have been married to each other for 47 years. My dad passing in May 2011 robbed them of ...

My Life As A Military Wife

atwar.blogs.nytimes.com | Posted 05.22.2013 | Weddings

When I graduated from college, I planned on being the next Diane Sawyer. My hubris took me to a small television station down south where I was a gene...

The Purchase That Saved My Marriage

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 07.10.2013 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

Although we are not retiring, I now understand what women mean when they say, "I can't get used to him being home all day."

7 Sneaky Ways To Win A Fight With Your Husband

The Stir | Posted 07.02.2013 | Weddings
The Stir

Wouldn't you love to learn how to win that argument for once? And quickly?

Woman Claims It's Every Wife's Duty To Look Good For Other Men

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 04.26.2013 | Women

Sometimes we think that the Daily Mail publishes certain stories with the sole intention of pissing women off. (Yes, we're referring to you, Samantha ...

The Simple Thing Men Can Do To Improve Their Marriages

Posted 04.24.2013 | Weddings

The next time your spouse hides out in front of the TV instead of helping with chores, you might want to show him (or her) this research. In a stu...

LOOK: Hilarious Bar Sign Offers Service Every Wife Wants

Posted 04.22.2013 | Weddings

Sometimes a girl just needs a little break from the hubby. HuffPost senior lifestyle editor Lori Fradkin snapped a photo of this sign outside The P...

Fathers Need To Step Up

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri | Posted 06.15.2013 | Parents
Twesigye Jackson Kaguri

As I watched my sons being born, I knew our generation must be a generation to take on the responsibility of fatherhood. We need to care about women giving birth to the next generation. We need to be involved with our children from the moment they take their first breath.

How To Fight Fair With Your Spouse

www.nytimes.com | Posted 04.15.2013 | Weddings

I CALLED IT THE 7:42 P.M. FIGHT. It happened every night when my wife and I gathered to discuss the detritus of our lives. Who’s waking up early wit...

The Case for Procreation, or Why Having Kids Keeps Me Married

Melissa Chapman | Posted 05.07.2013 | Parents
Melissa Chapman

I have to be honest; I look at couples who have managed to stay married sans kids and am mystified by what keeps them bound in matrimony.

The Great Thermostat Battle 2013

Mike Spicer | Posted 04.22.2013 | Comedy
Mike Spicer

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Why The Longest Marriage Almost Didn't Happen

Posted 02.12.2013 | Weddings

John and Ann Betar were recently named the longest-married couple in the U.S. -- but it turns out their 80-year marriage almost never happened. Joh...

3 Ways To Keep Your Mother-In-Law From Ruining Your Marriage

Deanna Brann, Ph.D. | Posted 04.13.2013 | Weddings
Deanna Brann, Ph.D.

It seems to keep happening -- arguments with your husband about his mother. He just doesn't get why his mother is such a problem.