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| 8 months ago
The concept of soulmates has been around for more than 2,500 years. While the idea may be statistically unlikely, it's definitely appealing. Learn why 10 real women believe without a doubt that they've found their one and only.
| 8 months ago
Not every wedding needs a fancy church, a layered cake, and a princess gown. Whether you're looking for a more intimate occasion or just want to get married in a hurry, elopement may be a perfectly viable option. These three couples... more
| 1 year ago
What do you do when you want a baby and your significant other doesn't? We know this is not an easy question to answer, so we asked Joann Paley Galst, Ph.D., an individual and couples therapist, for her advice on how to overcome this... more
| 3 years ago
Marriage is a journey, one that will be incredibly exciting and incredibly trying at the same time. It's okay if you don't feel like you're getting it right all the time, and it's important to listen to other couple's experiences and... more
| 4 years ago
At times, it may seem that the easier road to take is one without your spouse. Giving up on a marriage is not always the answer—taking the time to remember why you started in the first place and putting in the effort for your relationship... more
| 5 years ago
The idea that half of all marriages ends in divorce has become so embedded in our national consciousness that even total strangers feel like it’s perfectly okay to point out that your marriage is probably doomed to fail.
| 5 years ago
Everyone wants a happier marriage yet few people know what to do to achieve it. So many times people look to their spouse to “complete” them instead of looking inside themselves to figure out how they can help their relationship thrive.
| 6 years ago
When you think of marriage, what comes to mind? Living together is probably at the top of that list. So what's the deal with couples starting to follow the trend of living apart together? It's more like dating, and some say it keeps the... more
| 6 years ago
Many people think of soul mates as two people who find each other and know immediately that they’re destined to spend their lives together in ecstatic harmony. Others consider the idea about as credible as crystal healing, love potions, or... more
| 6 years ago
Do you think of a relationship with conflict as an unhealthy relationship? You couldn't be farther from the truth. Healthy relationships benefit from occasional conflict—in fact, it makes them much stronger than "never fighting" ever could... more
| 6 years ago
Does the entire wedding industry these days seem like one big racket to you? In your lifetime, how many thousands of dollars have you spent flying all over the country (or out of it) to watch people say “I do,” buying place settings and... more
| 6 years ago
The union between two individuals is always something to celebrate, and a second marriage is no different. However, there are some basic etiquette rules to follow when it comes to hosting or attending weddings two, three, or four.
| 6 years ago
The practice of exchanging anniversary gifts dates back to the middle ages, with traditional gifts such as silver for the 25th anniversary originating in the Germanic region, when a husband gave his wife a silver garland. The source on... more
| 7 years ago
Over the past few years, I have spoken to dozens of happily married couples ... with marriages that have lasted for fifty years or more. Here are the fifteen pearls of wisdom, they all seemed to share.
| 7 years ago
Increasingly, couples are finding that sleeping in separate beds helps the relationship overall. Keeping sleep as "me time" results in more quality rest and more energy to be a better partner. We spoke to Dr. Willard Harley, author of Love... more
| 7 years ago
Everybody needs a little alone time now and then. And where better to reconnect with yourself than a beach in the Caribbean? Or underneath the Eiffel Tower in France? Or on a ski slope in the Rockies? We recommend taking some time for... more
| 8 years ago
Well, it happened. He cheated. You found out. Before you throw something, stage an elaborate plan for a hit team, or do something equally drastic, we've got some tips. We sat down with dating expert Lisa Daily to find out just how to deal... more
| 8 years ago
You know how good it feels when your guy compliments your new dress, notices your haircut, or talks you up to his friends or mom? He wants to feel like that too. We've got five easy, tried-and-true ways to stroke his ego—trust our... more