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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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14 Things You Should Never Say to Your Spouse

We've all said something to our mate that we regret—but toxic phrases can harm a relationship to the point of irreparable damage.

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The 15 Relationship Questions Marriage Counselors Get Asked the Most

Here are the questions that marriage counselors get asked the most often from couples—and how they answer them.


12 “Divorce Signs” That Actually Aren’t a Big Deal

Some supposed relationship danger signs are really no big deal at all. Here's how to know when your problems are...


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13 Surprising Marriage Laws You Might Be Breaking Right Now

Who knew: there are towns where marriage laws hold that you can't sleep naked next to your spouse, where mistreating...


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...

Men and Women Share the Sweetest Thing Their Partner Has Ever Said to Them

It may feel like romance can get lost in the shuffle of everyday life, but these couples remind us that...


20 Love Poems for Every Mood

Fumbling for words of love? Let the great poets speak your heart on all occasions.


12 Crazy-But-True Reasons People Filed for Divorce

They promised to stay together "till death do us part," but some unusual deal-breakers got in the way.


Marriage Advice from the 1950s That Still Applies Today

The decade known for happy housewives and Mad Men husbands may not appear to offer much guidance for modern unions....


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32 Secrets Your Wedding Planner Won’t Tell You

Wedding planners and pros from across the country reveal the messy side of making your wedding day unforgettable. Here's what...


Don’t Want to Fight Over Money? Stop Doing These 12 Things

Squabbles over finances are one of the top reasons for divorce. Try these tips—they just might save your relationship.


19 Things Your Marriage Counselor Knows about Your Relationship—but Isn’t Telling You

Counselors across the country weigh in on what they are REALLY thinking during couples therapy.


The Next Time You’re in an Argument, Use These 6 Words

It's not always about being right or wrong.

10 Charming Marriage Customs from Around the World

Love is universal, yes—but romance takes an astonishing array of forms around the world. If you've never wooed your beloved...


Money Secrets Divorce Attorneys Wish You Knew

If you get married before the age of 50, there's around a 50/50 chance you're going to end up divorced....


11 Cheating Myths You Need to Stop Believing, According to Dating Experts

Think you can spot a cheater? You may be surprised to find you know way less than you think.


10 Things to Do Right Now If You’ve Been Caught Cheating

Find out what to do if you've been caught in the act of infidelity to minimize the pain and the...


Here’s What Your Yearbook Photo Reveals About Your Future Marriage

The way you posed for this milestone photo can predict a ton about your love life.




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Your Zodiac Sign May Actually Predict Romantic Compatibility—Here’s How

Yes, it’s true! A professional astrologer says so.


8 Ways Long-Term Couples Keep the Mystery Alive

Looking for a way to put some spark back in your relationship? These are long-term couples' biggest secrets on staying...


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This Is What Your Eye Color Could Reveal About Your Attractiveness

Science can now predict who your future spouse will be, based on their eye color.


How to Tell If Your Relationship Is Love…or Just Lust

Sexual attraction is obviously important, but remember to check in with yourself to figure out if you're feeling love or...


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...


7 Common Habits That Destroy Trust in a Relationship

We all know you can't trust someone who cheats and lies. But other surprising—and sometimes more subtle—behaviors can make someone...