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7 Signs You Might Need Marriage Counseling

GalTime | Posted 09.10.2013 | Weddings

Much like a new set of dishes that gets scratched from constant use, relationships can also show wear and tear over the years. So, how do you know if your marriage has hit a rough patch or it's something more serious... requiring professional help?

DOMA and Prop 8 Are Dead -- Prenup First, Then Wedding Vows

Lilah Sutphen | Posted 09.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Lilah Sutphen

A prenup is a great tool to address the legal and financial issues that will arise if your home state does not recognize your marriage.

8 Big Things That Make Marriage Last

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 09.07.2013 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Here are eight big things that will make your marriage last.

A Touch Of Frost

James Conmy | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Comedy
James Conmy

Just between us - I have a feeling that my luck might be in tonight! Sexytime.I'm a man of the world, I can read the signs, so I thought I'd make the effort. Nothing particularly flashy, just a bit of well-earned pre-sex grooming.

Guess What Saved My Marriage?

Laurie Gerber | Posted 09.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

I remember the day I realized I was selfish. It was a painful and slow process to get to that point. My coach had to work really hard with me about it. And I had to almost lose my marriage for it to sink in.

What You Should Never Do When A Friend Is Getting Divorced

Posted 07.04.2013 | Divorce

By Shazi Rastegar for Friends are supposed to be there through thick and thin, but how helpful are you to your friend who is going t...

Here's The Real Secret To A Happy Long-Time Marriage

Posted 07.02.2013 | Fifty

Ever argue with your spouse over money or how to handle the children or even what movie you should watch on Saturday night? As you age, you may find y...

6 Unconventional Ways To Save Your Marriage

The Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 07.01.2013 | Divorce

When a couple's marriage is on the rocks, they typically seek advice from friends, family and marriage counselors. After all, what better way to save ...

6 Lies About Marriage That Give Brides False Hope

Posted 06.29.2013 | Weddings

Written by Mary Fischer on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir. Ugh. Why do people feel the need to tell brides all this sweet, mushy, heartwarming stuff on...

6 Attitudes That Every Married Couple Should Have

Doug and Leslie Gustafson | Posted 08.26.2013 | Weddings
Doug and Leslie Gustafson

We all need to commit to ideals and virtues that lift us up and that support our desire to reach out and consistently love our mate. Our need to connect with ourselves and our spiritual nature forms the basis for loving our spouse in hard times and good times as well.

14 Things Millennials Need To Know Before Marrying

Quora | Posted 08.26.2013 | Weddings

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Marcus Geduld, programmer and Shakespearean director Okay: everyone's different so my tips a...

The Key To A Happy Marriage Is...

Posted 06.26.2013 | Weddings

There isn't one universal key that unlocks the door to a happy and healthy marriage. Rather, there are many different ways for couples to achieve a st...

For the Love of Wedding Cake: Let That Be the Reason for the Season

Jenny Triplett | Posted 08.25.2013 | Weddings
Jenny Triplett

Forget what the dress looks like; forget the perfect time of day, forget who's singing what song and the beautiful venue. Just give me the details on the cake.

The 'Mystery' of Marriage

Robert C. Crosby, D.Min. | Posted 08.25.2013 | Religion
Robert C. Crosby, D.Min.

When love captures two hearts they both find out soon that there is much to discover. Usually the relationship begins with the first date or two. The revelations begin immediately; the intensities and time-tables of disclosure vary depending upon the couple.

Calling All Brides - 3 Daily Habits for Living 'Happily Ever After'

Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW | Posted 08.25.2013 | Weddings
Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW

The summer is a wonderful time to be a bride! The earth is alive with that same exuberant energy that fuels your special day. You've spent months making all the arrangements: the flowers, the cake, the dress, the photographer, the music, the food.

What to Expect From a Marriage

Galit Breen | Posted 08.20.2013 | Weddings
Galit Breen

"What about you, Mama?" They ask, their eyes wide, their bodies bookended to mine. I sink into the yellow couch, my feet tucked beneath me and really think about my life, my work and what is great within it.

17 Ways To Improve Your Relationship With Your In-Laws

Posted 06.19.2013 | Weddings

Wedding planning stress is only temporary, but dealing with your difficult in-laws is forever. Your spouse's parents may not be your absolute favo...

23 Things Our Dads Taught Us About Love

Posted 06.16.2013 | Weddings

When it comes to dishing out advice about your love life, you know that dad always has your best interests at heart. Sure, he might be a little (OK, a...

6 Questions To Ask Before Breaking Up Your Marriage

Posted 06.14.2013 | OWN

What do you need to think about before calling it quits? The experts weigh in. By Leigh Newman 1. Do I Have A Hard Or A Soft Problem? If you ha...

11 Lessons Learned From 36 Years Of Marriage

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff and Shelley Emling | Posted 06.13.2013 | Fifty

Huff/Post50 editor Shelley Emling and senior writer Ann Brenoff have both been married to their respective partners a total of 36 years, collectively....

Could This Drug Improve Your Marriage?

Posted 06.13.2013 | Weddings

Fighting with your spouse a lot lately? A drug may be able to help you fix that. Researchers from the University of Oxford recently argued that adm...

Stop Clinging to Unrealistic Expectations

Stephen Arterburn | Posted 08.12.2013 | Weddings
Stephen Arterburn

A strong marriage takes work, but the rewards are profound and abundant. Expect constant romance and you kill it, just as too much sugar makes you sick.

The #1 Piece Of Relationship Advice You Can Stop Taking Now

Natalie Thomas | Posted 07.01.2013 | Women
Natalie Thomas

Do I want my husband to find me sexy? Of course. Do I get dolled up for a date? Sure. But not using a Q-Tip in front of him? Banning sweats? I've got news for you ladies: If you plan, like I do, to spend your life with this person, he's going to see a lot more than ear wax and baggy drawers.

WATCH: The Best Way To 'Save' A Marriage?

Posted 06.11.2013 | Divorce

Considering many marriages end long before "'till death do us part," would it be more appealing to sign up for a fixed-length, renewable marriage cont...

7 Tips for Breadwinner Wives Feeling the Strain

Next Avenue | Posted 06.11.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue Women who earn more than their husbands in midlife often get an unwanted bonus: tension in their marriage. Here’s how to...