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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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    11 Wedding Planners Reveal the Craziest Client Requests

    Wedding planners are committed to getting the job done no matter what the circumstances. But some of these requests pushed...

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    15 Early Signs Your Relationship Isn’t Going to Last

    New love is so intoxicating we often miss the early signs the relationship may be doomed. Here are the red...

    This Couple with Down Syndrome Proves That Love Has No Limits

    Some people thought that 
a couple with Down syndrome shouldn’t marry. But after 25 years together, Paul 
and Kris Scharoun-DeForge...

    9 Subtle Signs You’re in a Toxic Relationship

    We all want to feel safe, loved, and happy in our romantic relationships, because isn't that the point? But sometimes...

    10 Most Common Things Men Lie About

    Whether they tell white lies or real whoppers, everyone bends the truth. Experts reveal the things men are most likely...

    13 Ways Marriage Counselors Can Tell a Relationship Won’t Last

    While every pair is different, these are the little—and not so little—signs that often spell trouble for a relationship.

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    Costco Just Dropped a 5-Tier Wedding Cake Made of Cheese

    This one's for all the cheese lovers out there.

    11 Relationship “Rules” You Can Safely Break

    Rules were meant to be broken, right? In this case, YES.

    13 Normal Fights Even Happy Couples Have

    Every couple fights and the ones who don't fess up to it are lying. Here's how to stop getting stuck...

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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...

    8 Secret Signs Your Marriage Is Headed for Divorce

    Sometimes the signs that your marriage is on the rocks are surprising and sneaky. Always consider seeking professional guidance to...

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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...

    Kate Middleton’s Wedding Dress Had a Secret Message—But No One Knew About It

    Did you notice the touching tribute Kate Middleton snuck into her iconic wedding dress? (We didn't either!)

    16 Relationship Resolutions Every Couple Should Make

    Surprise: It's not enough to just tell your partner you love them! Pick one (or more!) of these expert relationship...

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    10 Things Princess Diana Got to Keep After Her Divorce

    After a seemingly fairytale romance, Princess Diana and Prince Charles divorced in 1996. The People's Princess lost a lot during...

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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...

    The Best Advice I Ever Got from My Mother-in-Law

    Mothers-in-law often get a bad rap in pop culture, but these heartfelt, hopeful, and hilarious pearls of wisdom passed on...

    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...

    The Crazy Way Your Workplace Could Skyrocket Your Chance of Divorce

    New research suggests that a specific type of workplace could greatly increase your chance of divorce—and it’s got nothing to...

    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.