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What I Got For Hanukkah Was A Reality Check

Alisa Schindler | Posted 12.16.2014 | Parents
Alisa Schindler

We met at 15, started dating seriously at 19, got married at 27 and have been married for over 15 years. We know each other. Well. Still, I'm starting to wonder if I'm okay with the fact that the majority of our time together is spent doing our own thing.

The Scary Thing One Couple Did For 365 Days Straight To Save Their Marriage

Tim Peek | Posted 12.15.2014 | Fifty
Tim Peek

Yes, we love each other; that much we never questioned. But do we really want to be together? Like Lord Voldemort, it is a thing so dreadful that we had avoided asking it for years. In relationships consecrated with the phrase "until death do us part," this is no casual question.

How I Blew Up My Job, Killed My Marriage And Still Lived Happily Ever After

Tim Peek | Posted 12.08.2014 | Fifty
Tim Peek

My path away from marital meltdown began in the smoking pile of rubble that was my final workplace implosion. It was 1 a.m. and after months of 18-hour days launching a new show, I exploded: screaming, throwing things and threatening people. In front of a large audience on the production floor of 30 Rock, I bottomed out with a loud, messy splat.

Why I Ditched My Plan To Ditch My Husband

Meg Dennison | Posted 12.05.2014 | Fifty
Meg Dennison

I don't know exactly when I decided to ditch my husband, but my plan was to be free of him as soon as our youngest child graduated from high school. Now, a few years later, we're thriving together.

Three Generations of Love Stories

Rachael Rifkin | Posted 11.08.2014 | Weddings
Rachael Rifkin

As of November 2014, we've been together 13 years and married 12 years. My grandparents were married 55 years and my parents were married a few months shy of 35 years. I'm hoping to follow in their footsteps in that way too. So far so good.

This Couple Has Been Married Nearly 70 Years. Here's How They Make It Work

Quarterlette | Posted 10.29.2014 | Weddings
Quarterlette

In our technologically modern world where people post their relationship highlight reels on social media and can meet potential romantic interests by swiping right, I think it's easy to lose sight of what's important when it comes to a relationship.

Why It's OK Not To Be Best Friends With Your Spouse

Janie Emaus | Posted 12.06.2014 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

I'm not one to share sad stories...this however is a love story. Between two friends. My Dad was diagnosed with brain cancer. His best friend Al, never left his side. In the hospital he was there, with ice chips and the occasional perfectly... timed quip. His wit and intelligence is unmatched. And his understanding of my father, like no other.

24 Marriage Lessons Every Couple Should Learn

Dr. Margaret Rutherford | Posted 11.29.2014 | Fifty
Dr. Margaret Rutherford

Marriage is not a 24-hour repair shop. Your marital partner is not supposed to meet your every need. Some of those needs you may have to take care of yourself. Through your friendships or other activities.

Sacrifice Is Not a Dirty Word

M. Gary Neuman | Posted 09.16.2014 | Women
M. Gary Neuman

Stop focusing on what you don't have and start developing what you do have. Your sacrifice is only meaningful if you use it as a springboard to positive actions that keep you on track. The more love you give, the more you'll receive.

Yagana Shah

WATCH: Man's Adorable Jig To Wife's Music Will Make Your Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.11.2014 | Fifty

If you thought nothing could beat the fireworks and passion of a new relationship, think again. This adorable older couple proves the spark can very m...

7 Things Only Those Married A Long Time Will Understand

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.24.2014 | Fifty

There are just some things in life you can't fully appreciate until you've lived through them. Being married for 10 years or longer -- and staying hap...

Experiencing An Affair And Divorce At 84

Next Avenue | Marlayna Glynn Brown | Posted 05.23.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Marlayna Glynn Brown I don't see my parents often, and by parents I mean my mother and my stepfather, Denny, of 35 y...

Where Does the Spark Go After Saying "I Do?"

M. Gary Neuman | Posted 07.13.2014 | Weddings
M. Gary Neuman

From day one, think TEAM. Remember that a team sees the problem as the enemy, whereas struggling couples see each other as the enemy.

Why A Happy Husband -- Not Wife -- May Be Essential For A Happy Marriage

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Kristyn Pomranz | Posted 05.13.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Forget the phrase “Happy wife, happy life”: A recent study by the University of Chicago reports what many wives h...

How A Plug-In Massager Changed My Life (And Marriage)

Roz Warren | Posted 06.28.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

After 18 years of enjoying a loving, monogamous union, we've decided to open up our relationship to include Mr. Yippee. We are a couple who does lots of snuggling. Mr. Yippee fits in easily. We snuggle, then take turns administering a hot vibrating massage.

Only Connect

Richard Abrons | Posted 06.17.2014 | Fifty
Richard Abrons

Nothing is more satisfying than connecting, truly connecting, with another soul or group of souls. Mostly, however, we skim the surface, maintain our poise, do not penetrate or reveal.

Two Thumbs Up For Le Week-End

Judi Freedman | Posted 05.17.2014 | Fifty
Judi Freedman

If you are a Type-A boomer girl like me you will enjoy and identify with Meg, who at sixty-something, is fun, free-spirited and quite impulsive. She also looks amazing in her Parisian black lace dress.

9 Great Ways To Get Your Spouse Off The Couch

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 03.18.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone If your overweight significant other prefers to sleep an extra half-hour rather than go for a brisk wal...

Tried-And-True Marriage Advice From Couples Married A Long, Long Time

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 02.25.2014 | Weddings

The best people to go to for marriage advice are the couples who have been at it for decades -- our parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, friends a...

9 Ways To Build A Happy And Long-Lasting Marriage

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 01.24.2014 | Weddings

No can say for sure which ingredients and qualities are guaranteed predictors of a happy and successful marriage. Sometimes, the best we can do is pie...

The Longest Married Presidential Couple Ever

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

Congratulations to former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara! The couple celebrated an incredible milestone yesterday-- their 69th weddin...

'Just Married' Couples Have Nothing On This Driver

Posted 10.04.2013 | Divorce

The storied tradition of scribbling "just married" on your car after you've wed just doesn't cut it any more. These days, people are using their r...

Couple Of 83 Years Dies Just Days Apart

Posted 09.11.2013 | Weddings

After 83 years of marriage, Fresno, Calif. couple Max and LaVere Robinson died within days of each other late last month. Max, 101, died on August ...

Why Do Women Prefer Sleep Over Sex?

M. Gary Neuman | Posted 09.15.2013 | Weddings
M. Gary Neuman

The Better Sleep Council reports that 79 percent of women would rather get a good night's sleep than have sex. Why is this? One reason may be that it's not so much that women are looking to avoid intimacy, they're just not seeing it as valuable as sleep.

The Post 50 Celeb Men We Love And The Wives We Envy

The Huffington Post | Katerina Rosen | Posted 07.08.2013 | Fifty

Celebrity marriages have a reputation for falling to pieces. Despite the stereotype, there a few shining examples of Hollywood couples that managed to...