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Second Marriage

Second Love Yes, Second Marriage, Maybe?

Amy Koko | Posted 10.16.2014 | Divorce
Amy Koko

I believe in marriage for all and I do think it is the foundation of our society. Still, at this stage of the game, both of us in middle age, I don't know. We have seven grown children between us, we have past lives, alimony, life insurance policies, ex-spouses that are still going to be part of our lives. Why now? Why not now? What is the answer?

Love and... Remarriage: Etiquette for an Encore Wedding

Cheryl Seidel | Posted 08.25.2014 | Weddings
Cheryl Seidel

A good friend of mine was getting remarried and it was an amazing event. When planning her wedding, she told me it was a challenge to find information, advice or inspiration for her Encore wedding.

Why I Feel Like My Wedding Anniversary Date Is Cursed

Darryle Pollack | Posted 09.16.2014 | Fifty
Darryle Pollack

We were married 20 years ago today -- but we're not celebrating. The problem isn't the state of the union -- but the date of the union.

This Could Determine If Your Next Relationship Is Healthy Or Not

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.13.2014 | Divorce

The divorce process is over, and you're looking to date again. Maybe another marriage is in your future. But you worry that the fallout from your divo...

Finding Bliss When Remarrying With Children

Valerie DeLoach | Posted 09.30.2014 | Divorce
Valerie DeLoach

Are we still blissfully happy like a couple of newlyweds? Sure, but it's not quite the same blissfully happy when you are in a blended family.

Proof That Love Is Better The Second Time Around

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.21.2014 | Divorce

We all have the one who got away. For Jane Mattson, it was Steve Shapiro. After pairing off in temple youth group, Mattson and Shapiro got engaged...

How To Make Sure Your Next Marriage Is Your Last Marriage

Posted 04.01.2014 | Divorce

Saying "I do" is a bit different the second time around. You accept the proposal with more reservations (getting a divorce, however long ago it's been...

Why Niecy Nash's Second Marriage Is Stronger Than Her First

Posted 03.18.2014 | Divorce

Actress and comedian Niecy Nash has been married twice -- but she's confident this second marriage, to electrical engineer Jay Tucker, is much stronge...

The Most Difficult Part Of A Second Marriage

Lisa Arends | Posted 05.17.2014 | Divorce
Lisa Arends

One of the most difficult aspects of a second marriage is not inviting your first spouse into the union. Not literally, unless you're into that sort ...

6 Reasons Marriage Is Better The Second Time Around

Posted 02.15.2014 | Divorce

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

What You Should Know About Prenups

Caroline Choi | Posted 04.02.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Yes, it may be unromantic to discuss finances in the event of a divorce, but on the other hand, it is romantic to know that the person you are committing to for the rest of your life is open to discussing any issue, whether it be boring and even emotionally complicated.

My Second Marriage Is Better Because I Learned From These Mistakes, From Sherri Shepherd (VIDEO)

Posted 01.30.2014 | MarloThomas

Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, had some great advice to share with us when it came to learning from mistakes made during her ...

'Marriage Counseling Made My Relationship Worse'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

Does anyone have a good experience with marriage counseling? I hope so. In my experience, marriage counseling actually made things worse.

11 Reasons To Give Marriage Another Shot After Divorce

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

Mention the word "remarriage" to a newly divorced friend and you're likely to get laughed at, cursed at, or some combination of the two. With stat...

10 Things I'll Do Differently In My Second Marriage

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

Written by Jenny Erikson on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir. When you realize everything you thought about love and marriage and relationships and sacri...

6 Reasons Marriage Is Better The Second Time Around

Lisa Arends | Posted 02.02.2014 | Divorce
Lisa Arends

Regardless of the reasons, the numbers are clear. Second marriages are more likely to fail than first unions. But, when it comes to relationships, I don't care about statistics. I care about individual marriages.

'I Really Like My Husband's Ex'

Susan Chatzky | Posted 12.25.2013 | Divorce
Susan Chatzky

I really like my husband's ex, and I feel she really likes me, we aren't exactly friends, but we appreciate and respect one another. We are complete opposites.

Your Second Wedding, Your Rules

Sara Olsher | Posted 12.24.2013 | Weddings
Sara Olsher

Maybe it's because my marriage ended in divorce, but I look back on my wedding as a big party, with no connection to the relationship or the marriage at all...even with all those personal details. If I marry again (which I think I probably will), I have no desire to have a big wedding -- and I'm know I'm not alone.

13 Ways To Make Your Second Marriage Stronger

Posted 10.12.2013 | Divorce

Back in the day, Frank Sinatra assured us that "love is lovelier the second time around." And while we want to believe Ol' Blue Eyes, there's somethin...

How To Deal When Your Ex Gets Engaged

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 12.07.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

If you loved someone enough at one time to marry him or her, you should be happy when that person finds happiness. It takes time, of course, but if find yourself there, you probably have a life that makes you really happy, and isn't that what we all want?

Everything You Need To Know About Planning A Second Wedding

Posted 09.30.2013 | Divorce

Courtesy of Bridal Guide Remarrying? Worried about doing it "right"? Here's everything you need to know. Planning your second wedding should be ...

Katie Couric Opens Up About Engagement, Remarriage

Posted 09.23.2013 | Divorce

Katie Couric may have only just announced her engagement to banker John Molner earlier this month, but she's already thinking about how to make her se...

Wedding Shower Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 11.11.2013 | Weddings
Lisa Mirza Grotts

When you are a bride-to-be, you want to do everything right, and there's a lot to get right. Along with planning the wedding and all the myriad details that involves, it's important to know the etiquette of wedding showers.

12 Things You Should NEVER Say To Someone Who's Remarrying

Posted 09.03.2013 | Divorce

Famed eighteenth-century writer Samuel Johnson once remarked that second marriages are "the triumph of hope over experience." It's a pithy, highly...

5 Reasons Longer Marriages Produce Red Flag Daters

Susan Campos | Posted 11.03.2013 | Divorce
Susan Campos

In the middle of enjoying a dinner with a male friend recently, all of a sudden the mood shifted when he asked in a terse tone, "So what's the longest relationship you've ever been in?"