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8 Ways To Divorce-Proof Your Marriage

Jim and Elizabeth Carroll | Posted 05.07.2014 | Weddings
Jim and Elizabeth Carroll

These suggestions can help you work things out with your current spouse, or they will help you avoid the same mistakes in your next relationship.

Act Like a Couple, Think Like a Person: 5 Fight-Less, Love-More Strategies to Superglue Your Relationship

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Laurie Puhn, lawyer, couples mediator, and author Sometimes, the best advice given to people in a relationship is common sense, un...

7 Steps To A Long-Lasting Marriage

Dayna Steele | Posted 05.03.2014 | Weddings
Dayna Steele

What makes a marriage is the discipline to do the work it takes to make a marriage successful. These seven steps are what sustain a marriage AND make it something special.

5 Rules For A Happy And Balanced Marriage

Posted 03.02.2014 | Weddings

Of course, becoming a "Mrs." doesn't mean you will abandon your independence completely. You will still be an individual, with your own career, interests and relationships. But in your new role as a partner in marriage, your husband's needs and desires will factor into almost everything you do.

3 Steps To Creating A Couple's Bucket List

Posted 02.28.2014 | Weddings

By Rhona Berens for YourTango.com Since the film "Bucket List" came out in 2007, most of us haven't just heard of bucket lists -- we've got one. M...

Another Good Reason To Have More Sex

Posted 03.11.2014 | Weddings

The trick to staying happily married well into your silver years? Keep having sex. Researchers Adena Galinsky and Linda J. Waite from the Universi...

The Top 5 Reasons Married Moms Cheat

Posted 03.11.2014 | Divorce

A new survey sheds light on moms who stray outside their marriages and why they choose to do so. Victoria Milan -- a European site for married peo...

Not Discussing This Everyday Thing Could Spell Trouble For Your Marriage

Posted 03.02.2014 | Divorce

Forget sexual and intellectual compatibility -- it's how you mesh financially that could determine whether or not your marriage survives. In a new ...

What Her Tells Us About Intimacy

Thea and Duane Harvey | Posted 04.26.2014 | Entertainment
Thea and Duane Harvey

Her does not stoop to the expected critique of modern society and our relationship to technology. This film is instead a sparkling, luminous love letter of possibility.

Everything You Need To Know About Premarital Counseling

Posted 02.22.2014 | Weddings

By Sharon Naylor for Bridal Guide While you're planning your wedding, are you also preparing for your marriage? According to a survey published in ...

These 8 TV Couples Are Our Marriage Role Models

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.21.2014 | Weddings

Washington D.C.'s most ruthless power couple is back on the small screen now that Netflix has released season 2 of "House of Cards," and like many of ...

14 Essential Steps To Better Communication With Your Partner

Donne Davis | Posted 04.19.2014 | Fifty
Donne Davis

February is the month of love. One of the best ways we can be loving partners is to be better communicators with each other. But sometimes it's not that easy. Whether you've been together one year or 50 years, bad communication habits can develop and become ingrained.

5 Signs You're Settling For Less Than You Deserve In A Relationship

Posted 02.19.2014 | Divorce

By Terry Gaspard for DivorcedMoms.com Are you in a romantic relationship or marriage that’s just not right but you’re not willing to risk endin...

30 Ways To Be A Better Spouse

Posted 02.18.2014 | Weddings

By Rick Clemons for YourTango.com Flowers, candy, and back rubs are all great gifts to give to your partner, but if you don't bring the compassion...

6 Reasons Marriage Is Better The Second Time Around

Posted 02.15.2014 | Divorce

Written by DejaVow for DivorcedMoms.com There are so many reasons why second marriages should work better than first marriages (should we call it a...

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...

How Letting My Wife Go Brought Us Closer Together

Seth Adam Smith | Posted 04.16.2014 | Weddings
Seth Adam Smith

No, we're not getting a divorce and no, we're not separating. Truth be told, the practice of "letting go" has actually brought us closer together. But in order to understand what I mean by "letting go," you must first understand that Kim and I are two very different people.

Just Keep Swimming

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger When Lynne Cox was a little girl on her swim team in New Hampshire, she never wanted to get out ...

The #1 Secret To Saving A Troubled Relationship

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sally Stich | Posted 02.18.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Anyone who's been married a long time will tell you: If you want to keep the peace in your marriage, it’s better to...

One Wife I'll Always Be: That's Why Polygamy Is Not for Me

Jenny Triplett | Posted 04.16.2014 | Religion
Jenny Triplett

What would you do if our husband decided to take another wife? Yes, that is the question. That has been the elephant in many of rooms in which I have had a presence. Yes, I have been asked this question more times than Jay Leno has retired.

An Academic Takedown Of 'Princeton Mom's' Many Misguided Arguments

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 03.20.2014 | Women

"Princeton Mom" Susan Patton burst onto the Internet last March when she wrote a letter to the Daily Princetonian urging women to "find a husband on c...

So This is Marriage

Galit Breen | Posted 04.15.2014 | Weddings
Galit Breen

I didn't want him to go, missing him and needing his presence here -- with me, with our babies -- trumped everything else. But this time things were different; we're different, and so is our marriage.

What Valentine's Day Can Teach Us About the True Meaning of Love

Winifred M. Reilly | Posted 04.14.2014 | Weddings
Winifred M. Reilly

Valentine's Day is the relationship equivalent of standing in a fluorescent-lit dressing room trying on swimsuits: every dimple, flaw and bit of flesh out of place is magnified tenfold.

This Is The Ultimate Valentine's Day Date, According To Science

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 03.11.2014 | Weddings

Valentine’s Day is upon us, which means one of two things: You’re either stressing about being single on Feb. 14, or you’re stressing about plan...

No Offense, Honey, But I Can't Wait to Go on My Solo Parenting Vacation

Dr. Kate Roberts | Posted 04.14.2014 | Parents
Dr. Kate Roberts

When we're on a family vacation, my husband thinks he's helping by inserting himself into the parenting role where he doesn't belong.