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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    11 Ways You Can Get Back to the Honeymoon Phase of Your Relationship

    At first you're thrilled to discover each other's desires, passions, and quirks. Fast-forward a few years or decades and that...


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    Is the Secret to a Happy Marriage Letting Your Spouse Pick His Nose?

    No one likes when their spouse leaves socks on the floor or nose hairs in the sink, but science says...


    The 6 Questions Every Couple Needs to Ask Themselves Before Having a Kid

    Everyone knows that having a baby is a big decision, but how do you know if you're ready to take...


    Anniversary Traditions That Keep Happy Couples Happy

    These sweet rituals are not just sentimental. Whether you do them once a year or once a day, they’ll keep...


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    8 Myths About Marriage You Can Safely Ignore

    Getting ready to say “I do?” These insights will do more than anything old, new, borrowed, or blue to ensure...


    Secrets It’s Perfectly OK to Keep From Your Spouse

    Yes, honesty is the best policy. But it’s totally fine to keep a few things to yourself, even when you’re...


    15 Things This Divorce Lawyer Wants All Married People To Know

    Once you know the real reasons couples end up in his office, you can take steps to make sure you...


    6 Little Ways You Can Strengthen Your Marriage in Just One Day

    No, this isn’t couples therapy voodoo. Sometimes all it takes to boost your marriage are a few little tweaks in...

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    These Decades of Stunning Vintage Wedding Dress Photos Will Make You Long for the Past

    Wedding gown styles may change, but lovely brides and sweet love stories stand the test of time.


    One Heartwarming Reason Every Girl Should Have a “Hope Chest” Before Marriage

    Piece by piece, I built up for a life filled with hope and love, as I kept alive the hope...


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    WOW: This Bride Has Fit Into Her Dress Through 70 Years of Marriage

    Betty Jane Budd Griffin puts her wedding dress back on for all her major anniversaries.


    A Couple Spent Just $30 on Their Honeymoon to Maine—and Loved Every Minute Of It

    Newlyweds Terry and Jim Orcutt created honeymoon memories on vacation in Maine during the 1970s.


    Why Forgetting Their Anniversary Was the Best Thing This Couple Ever Did

    This couple's "every-other-year" anniversary rule is the best idea ever.


    28 Little Things You Can Do Right Now to Make Your Marriage Happier

    It's not diamonds and flowers that make a marriage, but the little things—and taking these small, simple steps over time...


    A Widow Went White Water Rafting With Her Husband’s Ashes. What Happened Next Was Devastatingly Beau...

    How Neshama Franklin wound up paying tribute to her late husband—and healing herself in the process.


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    Marriage Advice for Newlyweds That Every Couple Should Read

    A good marriage doesn’t just happen. Experts, real-life newlyweds, and seasoned married couples share 10 surprising secrets to create a...


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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...


    9 Things All Good Listeners Do During Daily Conversations

    Communication is crucial in this high-stress, high-speed, and high-tech world. Sometimes amid all that’s going on, we forget to really...


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    Surprising Secrets of the Most Happily Married Couples

    Think you know the rules for a healthy, happy marriage? Some of these secrets from happy couples may make you...


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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....


    7 of the Best Pieces of Advice for a Happier, Stronger Relationship, As Seen On Reddit

    We mined the social networking site Reddit.com for what a few of its 7 million registered users had to say...


    Away From Your Partner? 8 Tricks You Can Try to Strengthen Your Relationship

    Not all couple-building occurs when you're with your significant other. "Time apart offers the opportunity to take your relationship to...


    10 Thoughtful Wedding Gifts on a Budget

    You don't have to spend a lot to show how much you care.