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Marriage Advice

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 ...

Dear Sons: Marry Your Best Friend (and 7 Other Crucial Steps To Wedded Bliss)

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 10.05.2014 | Fifty
Abby Rodman, LICSW

Never get married because you think it's time; get married because you've found the right person -- no matter how much time that takes.

Splitting Household Chores May Lead To Better, Hotter Sex

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.31.2014 | Weddings

Earlier this year, The New York Times published a controversial piece that suggested that when men pitch in with household chores -- as opposed to wom...

Three Reasons Why I Love Being Married

Paul Perkins | Posted 09.28.2014 | Weddings
Paul Perkins

If anything, I thought I would struggle with always having someone around. I imagined fighting for space. I feared losing independence. But that's not been the case.

This Is What It's Really Like To Be Married

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.28.2014 | Weddings

Agreeing to spend the rest of your life with someone is a big decision, to say the least. So many questions emerge when contemplating marriage: Is...

Financial Abuse: 6 Signs and What You Can Do About it

Ginger Dean | Posted 09.27.2014 | Money
Ginger Dean

Financial abuse is something that we rarely discuss openly since it is often insidious and wrapped up in the confines of what appears to be otherwise, a normal relationship. So what are the signs and what can be done about it?

10 Tricks To Staying Married Forever

Jeanne Faulkner | Posted 09.27.2014 | Weddings
Jeanne Faulkner

Expect your marriage to be a nice long road trip with smooth stretches and unpaved areas, hills, curves, valleys, ditches and quite a few speed-bumps and potholes. Every now and again you might need to fix the engine and find a good mechanic, but don't forget to stop at the viewpoints, enjoy the scenery, pack good snacks and take a lot of pictures.

Till Death Do Us Part: The Recipe for Lasting Love

Gigi G. | Posted 09.27.2014 | Weddings
Gigi G.

The big question is, how? The even bigger question is, how do we find peace in love? Is it an illusion? Does it really exist? Let's think about it for a moment.

You Should 'Seriously Think Twice' Before Marrying Someone With Parents Like This

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.25.2014 | Divorce

You love him. He loves you. But the love between you and his parents is pretty much non-existent. If this sounds even vaguely familiar, it might b...

In Defense of 'Spreadsheet Guy'

Randall Frederick | Posted 09.24.2014 | Weddings
Randall Frederick

For the last few days, a copy of Spreadsheet Guy's chronicle of sexual rebuff has been circulating. What I see in this image is not a man who feels his wife "owes" him sexual favors, but a man making a desperate cry for help.

9 Practical Things I Wish I Knew Before I Said 'I Do'

Tyler Ward | Posted 09.22.2014 | Weddings
Tyler Ward

I recently asked a handful of my favorite married influencers and thinkers for their single best advice for young marrieds today. The level of insight and wisdom that came back to me was overwhelming.So -- according to the experts -- here are 11 ways to make love last.

10 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Relationship

YourTango | Posted 07.21.2014 | Divorce

By Dave Elliot for YourTango.com I've assembled a list of non gender-specific ways that couples sabotage their relationships. Hopefully, this list ...

10-Year-Old's Marriage Advice For His Teacher Is Spot On

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.18.2014 | Weddings

When it comes to marriage advice, it seems like everyone and their mom has something to offer up. Well forget 'em! We finally have all the marri...

3 Ways To Help Heal a Lonely Marriage

GalTime | Posted 09.16.2014 | Weddings
GalTime

One of the greatest perks of getting married is the whole "till death do us part" clause. Having someone who's always got your back, a partner who's there to listen, and a friend and lover who will cherish you through sickness and in health -- or so you had hoped.

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.

10 Signs Your Marriage Is On Shaky Ground

Mari Lyles | Posted 09.15.2014 | Divorce
Mari Lyles

If any of these weeds are cropping up in your marital garden, and you want to keep your marriage, try tackling the problem now, before these weeds becomes full grown bushes.

The 10 Best Things About Being Married

Lover.ly | Posted 07.14.2014 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly In our opinion, there’s nothing quite like lifelong love, and saying your wedding vows does make that love feel a l...

The Truth About 'Divorce-Proofing' And 'Affair-Proofing' Your Marriage

Divorce360 | Posted 07.14.2014 | Divorce

By Vicki Larson for Divorce360 We haven’t had any big celebrity or political sex scandals lately so we’ve thankfully been spared the rash of ...

Study Reveals Which Gender Is More Likely To Be Unhappy In Marriage

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.11.2014 | Divorce

According to new research, women are more likely than men to want out of a marriage -- and they're also more willing to actually end it. The Austin...

You Know You're Married When...

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.10.2014 | Weddings

As anyone who's married knows, there's a big difference between talking about forever and actually saying "I do." So what kind of changes can you ...

Couple Married 72 Years Shares Secret To Wedded Bliss

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.09.2014 | Weddings

Doris and Francis Vanderslice tied the knot back in 1942. Over seven decades later, they're still going strong and offering up their two cents on what...

The Relationship Problem You're Probably Overlooking

Laura Riley, Ph.D. | Posted 09.07.2014 | Women
Laura Riley, Ph.D.

When couples love each other, they think they'll move in together and agree on basic living arrangements. Unfortunately, it's easier to love someone than to live with them.

So You Know About the Affair... Now What?

Betsy Ross, LICSW CGP | Posted 09.07.2014 | Divorce
Betsy Ross, LICSW CGP

Whether or not your marriage can survive infidelity will greatly depend on your views about infidelity and about what this means to you.

Love In A 32-Inch Suitcase

Lynne Martin | Posted 09.06.2014 | Fifty
Lynne Martin

I heard my husband Tim say, "If you're going to live in a 500 square foot apartment in a country where you can't speak the language, you'd better really like the person you're with." The woman seated next to him at the dinner party giggled.

3 Surefire Ways To Ruin Your Marriage

Posted 07.07.2014 | Divorce

By DejaVow for DivorcedMoms.com I’m going to let you in on three things that I’ve done with my past marriages that pretty much guaranteed I wou...