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Love and Work

Sally Steenland | Posted 02.17.2014 | Politics
Sally Steenland

It's puzzling that conservatives who have little hesitation about using laws to encourage the obligations of marriage take a hands-off, laissez-faire approach when it comes to work. In fact, it's worse than that.

As Same-Sex Couples Marry In Rhode Island, Others Divorce

AP | Posted 08.02.2013 | Divorce

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- While many same-sex couples married on the first day it became legal in Rhode Island, others filed for divorce. Attorney Neville ...

Why Many Same-Sex Couples Are Postponing Marriage

Posted 05.29.2013 | Weddings

When same-sex marriage was legalized in Massachusetts in 2004, couples from around the country flocked to the state's courthouses to tie the knot. But...

The Strangest Marriage Laws In America

Posted 12.04.2012 | Weddings

Planning a wedding can be a challenging experience -- from timelines, to seating charts to never-ending guests lists, there's a lot involved in organi...

Chick-fil-A, Gay Marriage and Your Grandchildren

Chris Ladd | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics
Chris Ladd

I can still make an esoteric argument that gay marriage amounts to liberal meddling or social engineering or whatnot, but I have lost my ability to put my soul behind it.

Protecting Our Rights

Shiyan Koh | Posted 08.28.2012 | Gay Voices
Shiyan Koh

The confusion and complexity for gay couples is largely driven by the discordance between Federal and state marriage recognition. We naively assume that just because we have built lives around each other, the law will recognize our relationships.

Why Young Marrieds Are Doomed To Divorce

Jennifer Nagy | Posted 08.03.2012 | Divorce
Jennifer Nagy

People under the age of 25 are still discovering themselves; they are figuring out what is most important in their lives

Reflections on the Earnest "Pursuit of Happiness"

Bob Banov and Roger Ohlsen | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics
Bob Banov and Roger Ohlsen

When you consider that the founding fathers of our country tried to provide us with the means for the actual separation between church and state, you ...

QUIZ: How Much Do YOU Know About Marriage Around The World?

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Lai | Posted 03.08.2012 | Weddings

Planning on getting hitched abroad? Then you might want to know which country shuns religious ceremonies, or which requires you to live there for ...

Getting Hitched In France

Seed | Ashley Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

Some couples are content to tie the knot at the courthouse down the road. But for those who are more adventurous, a destination wedding -- and an inte...

Everything You Need To Know About Getting Married In The United Kingdom

Seed | Posted 02.09.2012 | Weddings

Some couples are content to tie the knot at the courthouse down the road. But for those who are more adventurous, a destination wedding -- and an inte...

How To Get Married In The Bahamas

Seed | Posted 07.09.2012 | Weddings

Some couples are content to tie the knot at the courthouse down the road. But for those who are more adventurous, a destination wedding -- and an inte...

How To Get Married In Turkey

Seed | Posted 02.09.2012 | Weddings

Some couples are content to tie the knot at the courthouse down the road. But for those who are more adventurous, a destination wedding -- and an inte...

How To Get Married In Sweden

Seed | Posted 02.09.2012 | Weddings

Some couples are content to tie the knot at the courthouse down the road. But for those who are more adventurous, a destination wedding -- and an inte...

How To Get Hitched In Singapore

Seed | Posted 02.09.2012 | Weddings

Some couples are content to tie the knot at the courthouse down the road. But for those who are more adventurous, a destination wedding -- and an inte...

How To Get Hitched In Puerto Rico

Seed | Posted 02.09.2012 | Weddings

Some couples are content to tie the knot at the courthouse down the road. But for those who are more adventurous, a destination wedding -- and an inte...

How To Get Hitched In Philippines

Seed | Posted 02.09.2012 | Weddings

Some couples are content to tie the knot at the courthouse down the road. But for those who are more adventurous, a destination wedding -- and an inte...

How To Get Married In Morocco

Seed | Posted 02.09.2012 | Weddings

Some couples are content to tie the knot at the courthouse down the road. But for those who are more adventurous, a destination wedding -- and an inte...

Everything You Need To Know About Getting Married In Mexico

Seed | Posted 02.09.2012 | Weddings

Some couples are content to tie the knot at the courthouse down the road. But for those who are more adventurous, a destination wedding -- and an inte...

How To Get Hitched In Russia

Seed | Posted 02.09.2012 | Weddings

Some couples are content to tie the knot at the courthouse down the road. But for those who are more adventurous, a destination wedding -- and an inte...

Everything You Need To Know About Getting Married In Japan

Seed | Posted 02.08.2012 | Weddings

Some couples are content to tie the knot at the courthouse down the road. But for those who are more adventurous, a destination wedding -- and an inte...

How To Get Hitched In Jamaica

Seed | Posted 02.08.2012 | Weddings

Some couples are content to tie the knot at the courthouse down the road. But for those who are more adventurous, a destination wedding -- and an inte...

Everything You Need To Know About Getting Married In Italy

Seed | Posted 02.08.2012 | Weddings

Some couples are content to tie the knot at the courthouse down the road. But for those who are more adventurous, a destination wedding -- and an inte...

How To Get Married In Ireland

Seed | Posted 02.08.2012 | Weddings

Some couples are content to tie the knot at the courthouse down the road. But for those who are more adventurous, a destination wedding -- and an inte...

How To Get Married In Missouri

Seed | Posted 02.08.2012 | Weddings

Planning a wedding is a big undertaking, to be sure. But sorting out the legal paperwork before you say "I Do" can be even more challenging. To help g...