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Marriage Advice

What You Need to Know to Save Your Marriage

Mitchell H. Saskin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Weddings
Mitchell H. Saskin

We are all striving, in a relationship, to be more fully connected to another person. When we feel that connection, we know we are part of something bigger than ourselves. This lesson is one of the most important gifts that relationships can bestow.

Got a Communication Problem With Your Spouse? Try These 6 Tips

Darryl A. Cobbin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Weddings
Darryl A. Cobbin

Your marriage can be made or broken by how well or poorly you communicate. While we all know this to be true, somehow we still fail miserably at the art of communication with those we love most.

Here's How Many People Check Their S.O.'s Cell Phone

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 09.04.2014 | Divorce

Let's be honest -- anyone who has ever been in a relationship has probably thought about doing a little snooping, whether it's a sneak peak at an S.O....

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...

The #1 Question Cheaters Should Ask Themselves

Lindsey Ellison | Posted 11.02.2014 | Divorce
Lindsey Ellison

As long as you continue to rely on someone else to give you a sense of purpose and belonging, no relationship will ever work out. So ask yourself, 'Have I found my purpose in life?' Until you find your purpose, you will never be happy in any relationship.

19 Pieces Of Marriage Advice From People Who Think About Love All Day Long

Posted 09.02.2014 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly We reached out to our wedding blogger pals to get their best tips for a happy marriage. Read on for what they had to ...

How To Avoid Making The Same Relationship Mistakes Over And Over Again

DivorcedMoms.com | Terry Gaspard | Posted 08.30.2014 | Divorce

By Terry Gaspard for DivorcedMoms.com Do you ever wonder if you’ll get out from under the shadow of past relationships? It’s not uncommon for p...

33 Things I Learned From Being Married Three Times

Michelle Combs | Posted 10.28.2014 | Divorce
Michelle Combs

My husband and I had our 17th wedding anniversary this year and I am thrilled that this marriage did not tank like the first two did. I don't know if I got better at marriage or just tired. I have learned a few things from my multiple marriages, and I would like to impart this wisdom to you.

Can We Enjoy the Rest of Our Lives Loving the Same Person?

John McElhenney | Posted 10.24.2014 | Divorce
John McElhenney

Could I have loved my wife forever? In this moment, thinking of the time just before she told me she'd already consulted with a divorce attorney, I have an unequivocal yes. I was still madly, somewhat painfully, in love with my wife of 11 years, and single partner for 13 years.

11 Signs You're With The Person You Should Marry

YourTango | Posted 08.28.2014 | Weddings

By Dr. Tina Tessina for YourTango.com Do men have biological clocks? Yes, they do! A man can feel the need to grow up and have a family, especially...

Couple Married 70 Years Has The Sweetest 'How We Met' Story

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 08.21.2014 | Weddings

Not many couples get to celebrate their platinum wedding anniversary. That's 70 long (but hopefully wonderful!) years of marriage. As of Tuesday, ...

The One Thing Marriage and Divorce Should Share

Michelle Crosby | Posted 10.19.2014 | Divorce
Michelle Crosby

Couples consistently try to skip straight to the paperwork. We do our best to ignore the complex emotions swirling around our split in favor of just "filing divorce papers." The problem here is divorce, like marriage, is not about the paperwork, it's about a significant life transition.

What Watching The Bachelor Has Taught Me About My Marriage

Leslie Rasmussen | Posted 10.18.2014 | Women
Leslie Rasmussen

My husband may not whisk me off to another country where he wants to scale the side of a mountain and then slowly repel down so we can bond over our fear of heights, but he does work hard, remember to give the dog her pills and calls me on his way home from work.

17 Things Married People Want Newlyweds To Know

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.15.2014 | Weddings

Getting married is quite possibly the biggest commitment two people can ever make to each other -- but how do you make sure that promise lasts a lifet...

The 2 Simple Words That Will Improve Your Marriage

Dr. Margaret Rutherford | Posted 10.14.2014 | Fifty
Dr. Margaret Rutherford

My husband has a lot more patience than I do. So he does a lot of the things around the house that require that particular virtue.

Here's Why Dads Should Think Twice Before Arguing With Their Wives

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.13.2014 | Divorce

It's known that when parents argue, it has a negative effect on their kids. Now, new research suggests that it's the father's relationship with his ch...

Why So Many Women Are Divorcing Fabulous, Faithful Husbands

Randi Gunther | Posted 10.13.2014 | Fifty
Randi Gunther

Not so many years ago, married men had the freedom to live by one set of rules away from home, and a different set at the hearth. Because they held the power to distribute resources however they wished, they could decide what and when to share them. As women have become legitimate wage earners with more powerful voices, they have challenged their chosen partners.

The 3 Questions Everyone Should Ask Before Marriage

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. | Posted 10.13.2014 | Fifty
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.

There's no perfect method or algorithm for choosing a mate. But according to the elders, taking a step back and asking these three questions about your relationship can help you avoid a tragic mistake -- or move you toward a long, fulfilling life together.

11 Good Pieces Of Advice For Anyone Who Has Ever Been Left

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.12.2014 | Divorce

As anyone who has ever been broken up with knows, the feeling of abandonment can be crippling -- but it is in those moments that we feel our lowest we...

Don't Stop Having Sex, And Other Marriage Tips From Divorcees

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.12.2014 | Divorce

It might sound counterintuitive, but hear us out: if anyone has the right to give advice on happy, healthy marriages, it's people who are now divorced...

6 Things I Learned From Being In A Bad Marriage

Posted 08.11.2014 | Divorce

By Live By Surprise for DivorcedMoms.com I was young and not very worldly when I first got married. I was 21, just out of college -- and I had the...

My Husband And I Got Married For A Green Card -- And Love

Posted 08.10.2014 | Weddings

By Lori Garcia for YourTango.com Could our story be any more cliché? Foreigner falls for American girl. He’s in a pickle, she wants to help. The...

5 Reasons Your Wife Won't Have Sex With You

Meg Conley | Posted 10.07.2014 | Weddings
Meg Conley

You need to say thank you. It can be a tiring place, this happily ever after. Yes, there is love and there are kitchen dances and sweet cream baby cheeks. But there are also sleepless nights and mortgages and post baby stretch marks.

15 Things I Would Go Back And Tell Myself About Marriage

John M. Simmons | Posted 10.05.2014 | Weddings
John M. Simmons

Marriage, if it's done right, is for a long time. Make sure you're doing something that will make you happy for a long time.

17 Things Men And Women Wish They Knew Before Tying The Knot

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.05.2014 | Weddings

Marriages are like snowflakes, no two are alike -- which is why finding spot-on marriage advice can be difficult. Rather than looking to books or ...