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How To Purchase A Gift Your Wife Won't Hate

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 07.29.2014 | Parents
Samantha Rodman PhD

Here is the super-secret gift-giving formula that works every time. It even comes with an acronym, PATCH, as in, you will no longer have to patch things up after a gift-giving occasion if you follow this simple plan.

With Signs Like This, Married Couples May Never Fight Again

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.13.2014 | Weddings

Husbands are pretty great at a lot of things, but they've been known to mess up a direction or two. For instance, you send them to pick up milk and yo...

'Picasso and Me'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.18.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As a painter, Pablo Picasso had nothing on me. Sure, he had a Blue Period, but it lasted only three years. My Blue Period has lasted almost 25 years, and every time I've had a painting project, it's made me blue, which is the color of the master bedroom and the adjoining bathroom.

PHOTOS: The Nicest (And Strangest!) Gifts You Got For Christmas

Posted 12.27.2012 | Weddings

What holiday gift do you get for your beloved, your partner, the person that you vowed to spend the rest of your life with? A paper shredder, appa...

FACE IT: Can We Judge A Man By His Woman?

Michele Willens | Posted 11.14.2012 | Women
Michele Willens

I finally figured out what I love most about Roger Federer, even more than his elegance and class on the tennis court: His wife isn't beautiful.

Assault on the Daughters of Swat Valley

Rukhsana Hasib | Posted 10.10.2012 | Impact
Rukhsana Hasib

The misery in the Swat Valley and the plight of thousands of women and children, who have lost husbands and fathers, gave birth to Swat Relief Initiative.

Proof That Most Of Us Are In Unhappy Marriages

Samara O'Shea | Posted 08.15.2012 | Divorce
Samara O'Shea

Though there are no statistics specifically addressing how many long-term married couples consider themselves happy or actively in love -- it would be difficult to assess -- there are other facts and statistics to support the claim many remain together obligatorily ever after.

Teen Romance and the Romeo and Juliet Effect

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 08.14.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Is it normal for a 13-year-old boy to be expressing love at such a young age?

7 Things Divorced Dads NEED To Know About Dating Again

Lisa Marie Wilson | Posted 08.14.2012 | Divorce
Lisa Marie Wilson

Many of my divorced guy friends are frustrated because they go on first dates, but the second date eludes them.

Up Close and Not So Personal with 50 Shades of Gray author, E L James

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 07.14.2012 | Women
Julie Gerstenblatt

I don't want E L James to be the poster child for my personal understanding of sexuality or for woman's sexual empowerment in a general sense. And the good news is, neither does E L James.

What Megan From 'Mad Men' Tells Us About Being 'Wife Material

Salon | Posted 03.27.2012 | Women

During a long train ride with an acquaintance, my female friend was recently paid the ultimate compliment by a friend. Comparing her to a woman he was...

WATCH: 'We Should Get Ready for Thanksgiving' (By Which You Mean 'Me')

Laura Zigman | Posted 01.21.2012 | Parents
Laura Zigman

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Banking on Marriage

Kristen Houghton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Kristen Houghton

Anyone who tells you that they have a so-called 'perfect' marriage has willingly redefined the word 'perfect' because marital perfection, like money in a bank account, changes over time and comes in different increments.

Proof That Bad Sex Can Ruin Your Marriage

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 12.01.2011 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

Surely scientists do not need to study this question. We all know the answer without even bothering with some lame scientific study. Or surely this was settled scientifically a long time ago, right?

How Important Is Romance?

Wendy Litner | Posted 11.08.2011 | Women
Wendy Litner

I turn to my husband and I tell him that my whole life I have dreamed of a man rushing to me, holding me in his arms and whispering to me whatever it is Bill whispers to her. I wait.

Turning 'Little Princesses' Into Empowered Women, With The Help Of Men

Lori Day | Posted 10.15.2011 | Impact
Lori Day

This article has been co-written with Michele Sinisgalli-Yulo of Princess Free Zone. It's hard to admit it, but we need you. We need you to join the ...

June Bride Alert: Why Prenups Make Sense

Donna Estes Antebi | Posted 08.27.2011 | Women
Donna Estes Antebi

Although more women than ever are out-earning men, a simple fact remains: When it comes to prenups, it's usually women on the receiving end.

Fathers and Familiar Strangers: Who Is This Man in Your Life?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 08.15.2011 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

From the broadest demographics to the workings of a single household, it's hard to find relationships that have changed more than in the worlds of fathers and daughters. A pressing new question is: How well do you know your father?

The Toughest Thing To Relinquish After A Split

Vicki Larson | Posted 07.05.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

The decision to divorce wasn't an easy one, but unless there's abuse or some other horrific situation it really shouldn't be, especially if you have k...

Women Continue To Let Men Handle Their Retirement

Reuters | Posted 06.29.2011 | Business

You’ve heard the statistics: More women than ever are involved in household finances, with a quarter of them in control. Working women have surpasse...

It Took a Village: Nature, Nurture and Pop Culture

Robyn Okrant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Robyn Okrant

My ascent into womanhood was guided by my parents, influenced by my community, and shaped by Mrs. Keaton, Mrs. Huxtable, and Mrs. Seaver. Ok, yes, the...

On the Prowl: Why grown women are the real audience for Twilight

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Matlack

I was the only guy in the packed movie theater. While there were plenty of teenagers, most of the audience was middle-aged women who were, as best I could tell, hungry for some raw teenage boy meat.

"The Dog Listener"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I am going to the dogs. That's because my wife, Sue, thinks our dog, Lizzie, is a better listener than I am.

Shriver Report: Get Married, Have Kids, Then We'll Speak to Your Issues

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

I'll highlight some remarkable and conventional-wisdom-defying findings from the report that were published but never headlined.

Revenge, European Style

Eva Nagorski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Eva Nagorski

Europe's political wives are no longer standing by their men. In fact, they're more inclined to stand anywhere where they can give them a good clean kick in the derriere.