Relationships - Marriage

We know that marriage is about a whole lot more than saying “I Do.” That’s why we’ve got lots of helpful, trusted advice; sweet true stories (?); and chuckle-worthy cartoons to share with that special someone.

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7 Things to Never Say to Someone Going Through a Divorce

Being a good friend means standing by and supporting your friend, even when times are tough. But if your friend is going through a divorce, it can be hard to know what to say. Here's how to be supportive.


Considering a Breakup? Read These Questions Before Deciding to Stay or Go

If you're on the verge of a breakup, asking yourself these 8 questions may help you decide whether it's time...


The Four-Letter Word That Can End Any Fight—No, Not THAT Word!

Heated arguments can bring out words you'll regret, so stop that cruelty in its tracks.


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Nuggets of Marriage Advice From Divorced People

Hindsight is 20/20, especially when it comes to relationships. Strengthen yours with tips from those who can clearly see what...

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On the Eve of Her Daughter’s Wedding, A Mother Realizes a Surprising Truth About Marriage

As she considers advice to give her daughter, Ruth Pennebaker realizes that marriage is an ever-changing adventure


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Marriage Advice From People Who Have Been Together 50+ Years

For more than five decades, these nine couples have stuck together through thick and thin, and in sickness and health....

5 Powerfully Simple Ways to Diffuse a Fight With Your Partner

Tell a joke. Sit on something soft. Ask this question. These weird-but-effective expert tips can help you resolve marital spats...


A Devoted Husband Confesses: Why I Wear Two Wedding Bands

A man explains to a stranger how wearing a second wedding band has changed his life.


Here’s How I Learned to Be a Better Listener

Forced by his doctor to stop talking, the author found a new way of hearing people thanks to his so-called...


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The Happy Relationship: 8 Tips to Avoid Marriage Counseling

Experts say for a happy relationship, it’s important to heighten and reinforce your sense of oneness, then guard and protect...