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7 Signs Your Long-Term Marriage Is Even Stronger Now Than It Was On Your Honeymoon

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 04.16.2014 | Fifty

Are marriages among boomers shakier than ever? It would appear that way. Research shows that the divorce rate among adults aged 50 and older doubled b...

9 Ways To Spice Up A Long-Time Relationship (Outside The Bedroom)

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 04.07.2014 | Fifty

Many articles on spicing up a long-term marriage involve bullet-pointed guidance to be imported directly into a hard-working professional’s obscenel...

Why The Wife Has To Be Thinner Than The Husband

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 04.03.2014 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

I think I have a problem with my husband. He is health conscious and fit and he has will power. Wouldn't that be enough to make you nuts when you don't? I am addicted to ice cream, chocolate and jelly beans. He can pass up dessert and skip dinner. With shoulder surgery this winter, he has been particularly conscientious about what he puts in his mouth.

Can True Love Last?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 03.20.2014 | Weddings
Lisa Firestone

There may now be hard science behind the notion that true love can last a lifetime. A neurological study from Stony Brook University revealed that couples who experience "romantic love" long-term can keep their brains firing similarly to the brains of couples who have just fallen in love.

11 Ways To Make Your Marriage Happier, Starting Today

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling and Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.11.2014 | Fifty

The honeymoon period in most marriages has a shelf life. But does that mean you can't bring back those fluttery butterfly feelings of excitement and a...

Keep Love Alive by Renewing Your Vows Every Day

Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway | Posted 02.18.2014 | Weddings
Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

Your marriage will hopefully be a long and fruitful journey, but it will need some help along the way.

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.

9 Tips For A Great Relationship From Wildly Happy Long-Term Couples

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 02.12.2014 | Fifty

Those of us who've managed to make it past the seven-year-itch milestone and go on to enjoy long-time -- and satisfying -- relationships know how hard...

14 Little Ways To Make Your Spouse's Day

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 02.06.2014 | Weddings

Grand gestures are nice and all, but it's often the little things spouses do for each other that have the most impact. We recently asked our readers t...

Why You Should Treat Your Husband Like Your Boyfriend

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 04.07.2014 | Weddings
Jenny G. Perry

We make it a must to hug every day. We don't believe in having a perfect life, but rather perfect moments. We're not a sitcom.

9 Ways To Build A Happy And Long-Lasting Marriage

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 01.24.2014 | Weddings

No can say for sure which ingredients and qualities are guaranteed predictors of a happy and successful marriage. Sometimes, the best we can do is pie...

6 Things That Could Save Your Marriage

Posted 01.24.2014 | Divorce

One of the saddest things about divorce, as far as we're concerned? Oftentimes, it's not until after you've finalized the split that you begin to real...

7 Reasons to Look in the Mirror When it Comes to Fixing Your Relationship

GalTime | Posted 03.26.2014 | Weddings
GalTime

Before you can approach him or her for all of the issues you'd like fixed, you must examine your role, some of which may contribute to the relationship problems.

Caught Between 'Longing' And 'Settling" In Your Midlife Marriage?

Douglas LaBier | Posted 03.08.2014 | Fifty
Douglas LaBier

Linda was worried. She and her husband had been experiencing more conflict, lately, especially since their two children had finished college and were off on their own. She said it felt like they were on different wavelengths about nearly everything - sex, money, lifestyle.

9 Reasons My Marriage Shouldn't Have Lasted -- And The Reason It Has

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 03.05.2014 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Last month, my husband and I celebrated the 26th anniversary of the day we met. By celebrate I mean we completely forgot about it. Since we've known each other 26 years, I've known him for longer than I haven't. It didn't take long after we met for us to decide that our relationship was going to go beyond the first few dates.

I Love My Husband More After Discovering BDSM

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

Want to take your relationship with your spouse to the next level? According to erotica author Red Phoenix, the trick is embracing BDSM. In a segme...

3 Surprising Habits That Can Harm A Happy Marriage

YourTango | Carolyn Owens | Posted 11.26.2013 | Fifty

3 Surprising Behaviors That Can Harm A Happy Marriage By Carolyn Owens, YourTango Sure, togetherness is important. But is there such a thing as ...

Young Singles, Seth Adam Smith's Marriage Advice Isn't for You

Wayne Self | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Wayne Self

There's a marriage advice post spreading across the Internet. It's called "Marriage Isn't for You," and it's full of sweet-sounding ideas, but I want you to take a closer look and really give some thought to the ideas that the author feels entitled to share as gospel after a year and a half of marriage.

A Good We Starts With a Good Me

Andrea Syrtash | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Syrtash

A true partnership is about meeting in the middle, figuring out what each person needs separately and together and finding a way to compromise. Nobody should be a martyr in marriage.

7 Steps To A Long-Lasting Marriage

Lynne Gold-Bikin | Posted 12.28.2013 | Weddings
Lynne Gold-Bikin

If you want to make it 20, or 40, or 60 years, you need to learn the meaning of communicating in a positive way, fighting appropriately, and putting your spouse first.

WATCH: Ron Howard Opens Up About His 40-Year Marriage

Posted 10.25.2013 | Weddings

Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard knows a thing or two about marriage. He wed his wife Cheryl Alley in 1975, and the couple has enjoyed a happ...

Chemistry In Long-Term Relationships, From Tracey Steinberg (WATCH)

Posted 10.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Does chemistry always fade in long-term relationships? Dateologist Tracey Steinberg doesn't think it has to. When Tracey joined me on Mondays With Mar...

How Can You Tell If He Or She Is 'The One,' From Tracey Steinberg (WATCH)

Posted 10.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Is there a surefire way to know that your significant other is "the one?" This week on Mondays With Marlo, dateologist Tracey Steinberg said that even...

Date Night Ideas, From Jennifer Garner (WATCH)

Posted 10.16.2013 | MarloThomas

This week on Mondays With Marlo, Jennifer Garner said that if you're a busy parent, you need to get creative with date night! Sit down with a glass of...

Keeping Passion Alive

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 01.23.2014 | TED Weekends
Dr. Gail Gross

To know yourself and your partner, and what drives you both emotionally is to move forward from consciousness instead of projection.