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The One Thing Standing Between You And Marriage

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 12.22.2014 | Weddings

Blame the drop in marriage rates on declining American values, and you may be ignoring what often provides the push for couples to walk down the aisle...

10 Awesome Perks Of Getting Married Really Young

YourTango | Posted 11.24.2014 | Weddings
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There's something to be said for building a life on a single foundation, rather than figuring out how to merge two separate structures.

What The Cost Of Your Engagement Ring May Say About Your Marriage

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 12.21.2014 | Weddings

They say a diamond is forever -- but new research suggests the bigger the diamond engagement ring, the shorter the marriage might be. Economics pr...

The Decline Of U.S. Marriage Rates Explained In One Incredible Gif

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 10.03.2014 | Weddings

It's no secret that marriage rates in the U.S. are declining, but sometimes you have to see things to believe them. Using data from the Centers fo...

If You Want A Successful Career, Marry This Type Of Person

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 09.24.2014 | Weddings

It's known that personality plays a role in professional success. However, new research suggests that your spouse's personality can greatly affect you...

What The Size Of Your Wedding Might Say About Your Marriage

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.20.2014 | Weddings

Sure, inviting everyone and their cousin to your Big Day might cost you a pretty penny, but it could pay off in the long run. A new study says that pe...

The Way Couples Divide Household Chores Can Make Or Break A Marriage

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.13.2014 | Weddings

Taking out the trash, washing the dishes, or doing laundry may not seem like make-it-or-break it moments for marriages -- but according to a new study...

Study Says Your Spouse's Porn Habit Might Not Be So Harmless After All

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.09.2014 | Divorce

Millions of Americans watch X-rated films -- heck, it's a multi-billion-dollar business -- but could dabbling in a little porn now and then hurt your ...

New Study Says Marriage Isn't Always Good For Your Health

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 04.28.2014 | Divorce

It's long been said that marriage is good for your health, but as anyone who has gone through divorce knows, a bad marriage can take a huge toll on yo...

The Honeymoon Effect Is Real, And Here's Proof

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 04.22.2014 | Weddings

We've all heard about the "honeymoon effect" -- the theory that everything is peachy in the beginning stages of a marriage until reality sets in, and ...

New Study Reveals Secret To Saving Your Marriage After Infidelity

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 04.22.2014 | Divorce

Many consider infidelity to be a marital dealbreaker. But a new study conducted by researchers from UCLA and the University of Washington suggests...

Here's A Warning To Anyone Dating A Narcissist

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 04.11.2014 | Divorce

There are a ton of articles out there highlighting the downsides to dating a narcissist and now a new reason can be added to the list: a new study say...

Study Says Husbands' Health Matters More To Marital Happiness

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 03.14.2014 | Weddings

Studies have shown that happily married people tend to be healthier. But what happens in the later years, when health naturally starts to decline due ...

The Number Of Married Millennials Is Even Lower Than You Expected

Posted 03.12.2014 | Weddings

A new report says that Millennials are tying the knot much later than previous generations. According to research from Pew titled "Millennials in ...

New Finding Debunks Long-Held Belief About Living Together Before Marriage

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 03.11.2014 | Divorce

It's often said that that living together before marriage puts couples at greater risk for divorce later on -- but it turns out that may not be the ca...

Marrying Someone Just Like You Is Bad For The Economy, Say Economists

Posted 02.03.2014 | Weddings

Marrying someone with similar interests and background is often touted as the recipe for a great marriage -- but a new study suggests that our tendenc...

The Seemingly Good Thing That Could Hurt Your Marriage

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 01.29.2014 | Divorce

We all want a supportive spouse by our side to tackle life's challenges, but according to a new study, it's possible for spouses to be "too supportive...

Behold: The Happiest Relationship Ever, According To Science

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Decades' worth of research has attempted to pinpoint what, exactly, makes a couple happy. Scientists have followed relationships over the course of ye...

New Study Reveals Yet Another Health Benefit Of Marriage

Posted 01.25.2014 | Weddings

It's pretty well known that marriage is good for your health, and now a new study says those health benefits run bone deep. Using data from 632 U....

3 Tricks That Will Keep You Happily Married

Posted 01.25.2014 | Weddings

Written by Ericka Souter on CafeMom's blog, The Stir . There is a reason we are always in awe of couples that have been wed 10 years or more. Anyon...

New Study Identifies Key Predictor Of Marital Happiness

Posted 12.02.2013 | Weddings

Before tying the knot, listen to your gut. It's not just good advice, it's backed by science: A new study published in the journal "Science" says ...

Couples' Drinking Habits May Predict Likelihood Of Divorce

Posted 11.22.2013 | Divorce

A new study concludes that heavy drinking isn't a marital deal-breaker -- so long as both spouses are consuming the same amount of alcohol. Resear...

Study Says Optimism Doesn't Bode Well For Your Marriage

Posted 11.22.2013 | Divorce

Having realistic expectations for your marriage is better than inflated optimism -- this according to a new study which claims wives who are highly op...

Study Reveals Benefit To Marrying Attractive Wife

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 11.19.2013 | Weddings

Happy wife, happy life? Not anymore -- a new study suggests it’s an attractive wife that leads to a satisfying marriage. In the study, which was ...

REVEALED: The Type Of Spouse Most Likely To Cheat

Posted 11.15.2013 | Divorce

Spouses who are insecure about their partner's commitment are more likely to be unfaithful, according to a new study. The results were published e...