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Second Marriage

4 Things That Make My Spouse An Amazing Stepfather

Felice Shapiro | Posted 08.14.2012 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

My sons lost their dad to an accident when they were 16 and 18. I met Bill within that first year. I never could have imagined my life would turn out this way.

The One Thing I Swore Off After My Split (And Why I Did It Anyway)

Kristin Tennant | Posted 08.07.2012 | Divorce
Kristin Tennant

Five years ago, I did something I thought I'd never do: I said "yes" to marriage again.

The Key To A Successful Post-Split Relationship

Karen McMahon | Posted 07.14.2012 | Divorce
Karen McMahon

Attempting to make your life better by changing your outer appearance is like cleaning a mirror and expecting the image reflecting back at you to change.

3 Tips For Making Your Next Relationship Work

Joanie Winberg | Posted 06.05.2012 | Divorce
Joanie Winberg

I believe it is possible to lower the higher divorce rate for second marriages.

What it Means to be a 'Mature Mom'

Ann Blumenthal Jacobs | Posted 05.21.2012 | Fifty
Ann Blumenthal Jacobs

Mom was in her late 30s when I was born. In the suburbs of the 50s, that could have gone down in Ripley's Believe it or Not, but, it was dealt with directly -- she lied about her age.

Why Second And Third Marriages Fail

Posted 03.07.2012 | Fifty

Couples who tie the knot multiple times face tough odds: second marriages fail 67 percent of the time, while third marriages fail 73 percent of the ti...

WATCH: Are Second And Third Marriages Are Doomed To Divorce?

Posted 03.06.2012 | Divorce

Psychiatrist Gail Saltz stopped by the "Today" show Tuesday to talk about why so many second and third marriages end in divorce. The failure rate ...

My Life As A 'Recycled Bride'

Tracy DiNunzio | Posted 08.07.2012 | Weddings
Tracy DiNunzio

Afterwards, we got drunk on champagne at our favorite neighborhood restaurant, I ripped my dress, and then we rode off on unicorns into the sunset. It was...perfect.

What I Learned From Being My Husband's Second Wife

Macey Leigh Thompson | Posted 03.28.2012 | Weddings
Macey Leigh Thompson

If you are one of the many women who realize their first marriage will be to a divorced man, I feel sorry for you. No, really, I do... as we all will have many more challenges.

Top 10 Reasons to Elope

MeiMei Fox | Posted 01.03.2012 | Weddings
MeiMei Fox

This is the second marriage for both of us, so neither of us felt inclined to throw a big bash.

Heal First, Marry Later: Why Second Marriages Don't Always Work

Ken Solin | Posted 12.19.2011 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Why don't more men work through their anger and pain after divorce? Most don't know how to, where to, or even what it means to work through it.

Reaping The Rewards Of Marriage At Midlife

Second Act | Jane Ganahl | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty

One of my dearest friends from my teenage years stunned us all recently when she decided -- quite suddenly and quite happily -- to marry her first lov...

Why Second Marriages May Be Doomed

Lisa Helfend Meyer | Posted 11.15.2011 | Divorce
Lisa Helfend Meyer

While about 41 percent of first marriages end in divorce, the picture is even gloomier for second acts where 60 percent of those marriages fail. Common sense dictates people enter into a second marriage older, wiser and more committed to not making the same mistakes again. However, couples remarrying have to contend with a big set of built-in stresses that they didn't face the first time around.

It's Men-o-pause, Not Women-o-pause

Charlie Carillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Charlie Carillo

Why is that? Because in the midst of the madness, men can only pause and wonder: what the hell is going on?

More Couples Agree To Prenups

11/03/2010 | Kellie Patrick Gates | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

When starry-eyed lovers romanticize about popping the question, they usually don't expect that question to be: "Will you sign a prenup?" Nonetheless,...

My Second Wedding Guilt

Sascha Rothchild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Sascha Rothchild

Last March when my boyfriend of almost 3 years got down on one knee and proposed to me my only thought was, "Yes! I want to spend the rest of my life ...

How I Nailed My Second Husband

Joan Gelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Joan Gelman

It was May. I was dreading another summer of fencing with men at cocktail parties who liked women as much as taxes.

Why Do Second Marriages Fail? What Are the Major Reasons?

Henry Gornbein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

I have found over the years that by the time of a second marriage my clients are older, but often no wiser. People tend to marry the same type of person again and again.

Here Comes the Bride: Wedding Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

The happy couple will be making many decisions based on the number of people who will be in attendance, so you should respond to the invitation as soon as possible rather than waiting until the last minute.

Girlfriends' Guide: Three Boys For Every Girl

Vicki Iovine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vicki Iovine

There will be many of you who read this and say, "A woman should be able to find all these romances in one marriage!" To the rest of us I say, God bless those of us who get a third time at bat!

Sleeping with the Enemy

Darryle Pollack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryle Pollack

I was born a Democrat. Party affiliation was served along with the canned vegetables I was forced to eat for dinner. My first crush was on John Kennedy. But I am harboring a secret.