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Marriage Advice

5 Best Pieces of Advice for Newly Engaged Couples

Stacie Martin | Posted 02.03.2014 | Weddings
Stacie Martin

Wedding planning is a good lesson in trust, compromise and learning to lean on each other for the soon to be married couple. When challenges arise, remember that your finance is there to help and support you.

5 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Relationship

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

By Jasbina Ahluwalia for YourTango.com Do you find yourself fighting with your partner often or wondering why you don’t feel satisfied in your re...

This Simple Thing May Be The Key To A Happy Marriage

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

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

The Radical Rule That Sustains My Marriage

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

By Mei Mei Fox for YourTango.com When my husband and I first came together as a romantic couple three years ago, we agreed to practice Radical Hone...

The Everyday Habit That May Be Killing Your Marriage

Posted 11.30.2013 | Divorce

By Gina Binder for YourTango.com Is nagging really so bad? I've been married to a divorce lawyer for 26 years and he's never claimed that nagging i...

41 Reasons To Be Thankful For Your Spouse

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 11.28.2013 | Weddings

This time of year offers the perfect opportunity to take a step back and reflect on who and what really matters in life. And for those of us who are m...

3 Surprising Habits That Can Harm A Happy Marriage

YourTango | Carolyn Owens | Posted 11.26.2013 | Fifty

3 Surprising Behaviors That Can Harm A Happy Marriage By Carolyn Owens, YourTango Sure, togetherness is important. But is there such a thing as ...

Is It Ever Okay To Separate Around The Holidays? Experts Weigh In

Posted 11.25.2013 | Divorce

By Kelly Coleman for GalTime.com Getting divorced is hard whenever it happens. But a relationship that crumbles around the holidays can seem unbear...

Couples' Drinking Habits May Predict Likelihood Of Divorce

Posted 11.22.2013 | Divorce

A new study concludes that heavy drinking isn't a marital deal-breaker -- so long as both spouses are consuming the same amount of alcohol. Resear...

Study Says Optimism Doesn't Bode Well For Your Marriage

Posted 11.22.2013 | Divorce

Having realistic expectations for your marriage is better than inflated optimism -- this according to a new study which claims wives who are highly op...

Dr. Ruth: If You Cheated On Your Spouse, 'Keep Your Mouth Shut'

Posted 11.21.2013 | Divorce

Infidelity is oftentimes a marital deal breaker -- that's why the original sex expert Dr. Ruth Westheimer has a piece of advice for spouses who may ha...

Study Reveals Benefit To Marrying Attractive Wife

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 11.19.2013 | Weddings

Happy wife, happy life? Not anymore -- a new study suggests it’s an attractive wife that leads to a satisfying marriage. In the study, which was ...

17 Awesome Pieces of Marriage Advice From The Divorced

Posted 11.18.2013 | Divorce

Sometimes it takes the wake up call of divorce to gain some perspective on what works -- and doesn't work -- in a marriage. That's a bittersweet t...

20 Things Only Married People Will Understand

Posted 11.18.2013 | Weddings

There are certain things in life you can't fully understand until you've been through them yourself. And marriage is definitely one of those things. ...

5 Lessons I Learned From My Divorce (And Why Seth Adam Smith's Advice In 'Marriage Isn't for You' Doesn't Work)

Peggy Nolan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Peggy Nolan

I made my first marriage all about my ex-husband. I tried to be the person he wanted me to be except what he wanted was always a moving target. Guess what? That's right -- after 19 years of tilting at windmills we became just another divorce statistic.

REVEALED: The Type Of Spouse Most Likely To Cheat

Posted 11.15.2013 | Divorce

Spouses who are insecure about their partner's commitment are more likely to be unfaithful, according to a new study. The results were published e...

Finding Your Lois Lane

Colin Liotta | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Colin Liotta

Take note of the little things she likes to do. It's not about the money, it's about the memory. Fifty years down the road, she won't remember how much you spent on a fancy meal, but she'll remember that picnic you had after your hike.

What's Your Marriage Vibe? Rock, Classical or Tango?

Doug and Leslie Gustafson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Doug and Leslie Gustafson

Cultivate your own mojo and flaunt it as you glide across the carpet or hard wood floor. And when you near your life partner, remember the sheer blessing of knowing one another deeply.

35 Things You Absolutely Must Agree Upon Before Getting Married

Posted 11.11.2013 | Weddings

Written by Jeanne Sager for CafeMom’s, The Stir. Ask the experts what an engaged couple should discuss before they get married and you'll probabl...

'Marriage Isn't For You' Writer: Reaction Has Been 'Intense'

Posted 11.08.2013 | Weddings

The writer behind the viral blog post "Marriage Isn't For You" sat down with Huffington Post Live on Wednesday to explain the inspiration for the piec...

4 Reasons to Stay Married Even if You're Thinking About Divorce

Darryl A. Cobbin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Darryl A. Cobbin

There is a powerful blog on the Huffington Post by Seth Adam Smith entitled "Marriage Isn't for You." At its essence Seth shows us all how to be vu...

Young Singles, Seth Adam Smith's Marriage Advice Isn't for You

Wayne Self | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Wayne Self

There's a marriage advice post spreading across the Internet. It's called "Marriage Isn't for You," and it's full of sweet-sounding ideas, but I want you to take a closer look and really give some thought to the ideas that the author feels entitled to share as gospel after a year and a half of marriage.

A Good We Starts With a Good Me

Andrea Syrtash | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Syrtash

A true partnership is about meeting in the middle, figuring out what each person needs separately and together and finding a way to compromise. Nobody should be a martyr in marriage.

Couple Married 75 Years Shares Their Secret To Lasting Marriage

Posted 11.07.2013 | Weddings

After 75 years of wedded bliss, Morrie and Betty Markoff know a thing or two about making a marriage last. The secret to their success? Communication....

12 Lessons From The First Year Of Marriage

Posted 11.05.2013 | Weddings

Whether your first year of marriage was a walk in the park or a test of your relationship, there is no doubt that those first 12 months were a learnin...