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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?

10 Tips For Managing Your In-Laws

Posted 10.03.2014 | Dr. Phil

Tips for creating a peaceful relationship with your in-laws.

Emails From A Marriage

Kelcey Kintner | Posted 06.28.2014 | Parents
Kelcey Kintner

My husband sent me this email: "One day I envision getting a bigger flat-screen TV for our living room."

Don't Leave Military Family Caregivers Out of the Picture

Lily Casura | Posted 01.27.2014 | Impact
Lily Casura

Focused on honoring our veterans on Veterans Day, earlier this month, we may not even have noticed the unsung heroes and heroines standing directly behind so many of them, just out of view -- the caregiver partners of the severely injured.

A Love Letter to All the Men Who Love Entrepreneurial Women

The Levo League | Posted 05.12.2013 | Women
The Levo League

Children and husbands are often viewed as a burden to startup life -- distractions that prevent entrepreneurs from focusing all their time and effort on the business. Rarely do we give credence to the benefits of having a strong, supportive partner.

Why I Love It When My Husband Is Annoying

Leslie Rasmussen | Posted 04.08.2013 | Weddings
Leslie Rasmussen

When you make a commitment to someone you're making a commitment to put up with another person's weird quirks.

My Husband's Amazing Marriage Advice

Kim Siegal | Posted 03.26.2013 | Weddings
Kim Siegal

While I'm not naturally an advice-giver (it always feels a bit too hubristic and bud-insky to me), I came up with what I thought were insightful, pithy guides to keeping your marriage sane and alive. I thought I had something to give here.

How We Can Make Each Other Feel Like Rock Stars

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 07.29.2012 | Women
Barbara Greenberg

Who, I would like to know, can resist wanting to feel appreciated and adored in an authentic way?

Just How Hard Will A Wounded Warrior's Wife Fight For Her Spouse?

Torrey Shannon | Posted 04.14.2012 | Impact
Torrey Shannon

Wounded Warrior's wives are not to be trifled with. Here are the top 5 reasons why you should never piss off (or mess with) a wounded warrior's wife: ...

The People Women Really Count On

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 01.15.2012 | Fifty
Barbara Greenberg

Yes, we women count on our partners, our parents if we are lucky enough to still have them, and, of course, our friends. But let's face it, there is ...

These 8 Books Could Save Your Marriage

Iris Krasnow | Posted 10.20.2011 | Women
Iris Krasnow

What does it take to stay married to one person, under one roof, for the rest of your life?

Marrying Older -- Wiser And Happier

Kristen Houghton | Posted 10.19.2011 | Women
Kristen Houghton

The general level of happiness in older marriages increases with the years they are together. Compared to couples who marry in their twenties, those who married significantly later report less work-related stress, less marital conflict and more couple interaction and satisfaction.

How My Husband's Desperate Words Helped Me Find My Compassionate Heart

Carol Jones | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Jones

Instead of blaming my husband for not having a job, for spending money frivolously, for amassing huge quantities of stuff, I began to have compassion for his story.

Romantic Relationships Are Hotbeds for Serious Lies

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

The BIG lies, the ones we consider most serious, are usually told by and to the people with whom we are most intimate.