Marriage

A woman who interviewed 200 couples found most of them describe their happy relationship the same way

Let's just say I'd be less than flattered if my partner described me as a "good pair of pajamas."<p>"Cute," "cool," "fun" — I'll take it, but baggy and not to be seen outside the house? Yeah, no.<p>Except, according to Ellen McCarthy, a Washington Post feature writer who spent four years covering …

Relationships

Mom’s 'Wife Translations' Nail the Communication Gap Between Men and Women

Dear every husband everywhere: Watch this video if you really want to understand your wife.<p>After 10 years of marriage, my husband understands (sometimes) that when I say “fine,” it really means I am totally pissed off, and things aren’t even remotely fine. But many times, he still gets confused by …

Parenting

A husband didn’t call back. His wife’s frustration may be about something else.

<i>Hi, Carolyn: The scenario, as unbiased as I can present it:</i><p><i>History: Wife NEVER calls husband during day to chat.</i><p><i>Today: Wife is dropping son off at school and calls husband. Husband accidentally drops call when answering.</i><p><i>Question: What does husband do next? A. Call wife back to be sure all is okay</i> …

Parenting

My husband caught me masturbating, and it led to our divorce

Sure, it's awkward being walked in on. But how my husband responded was what shocked me the most.<p>When I first met my husband, he was a fun, …

Relationships

These couples embarrass each other in totally relatable ways

Being in a relationship can be really fun. Happy couples enjoy spending time with each other. And, after a while, they know exactly how to get to the …

Relationships

Study: If Your Girlfriend’s Doing This During Sex, She’ll Probably Cheat On You

Let’s be real, being cheated on sucks. It sucks <i>so hard</i>. It’s so terrible that even the word “sucks” can’t encompass the enormity of how awful and terrible you feel. Being cheated on is devastating, it’s cruel, and it will leave you both decimated and looking for revenge (and/or an opportunity to …

Relationships

Supporting Your Partner Through Anxiety

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders worldwide. Because of this you probably know at least one person who struggles with their anxiety, but have you considered how debilitating is actually is for them? There are many types of anxiety conditions from social anxiety to …

Anxiety

Dear Coleen: My wife is angry all the time and it's really starting to wear me down

Dear Coleen<p>I’ve been married for nearly 10 years and my wife and I have two children, aged seven and five. Our relationship has really deteriorated …

Texas challenges gay marriage benefits

<b>The Texas Supreme Court is hearing a case that conservatives hope can lead to an overturning of legalised gay marriage nationwide.</b><p>Opponents are suing the city of Houston over its decision to extend benefits to same-sex spouses of city employees.<p>Houston officials argue that they are required to …

Same-sex Marriage

Rihanna, Musician and All-Around Icon, Is Having Her Humanitarian Moment

<b>Balenciaga</b><br>Cut ties with casting directors Maida Gregori Boina and Rami Fernandes after casting director James Scully alleged in an Instagram post that the duo, while casting for the Balenciaga show, had left models waiting in a dark stairwell for three hours.<p><b>Majors, Jonathan</b><br>At 27, Yale School of …

Marriage Laws

Finland took a huge step for gay rights today

February was a monumental month for Finland, but today, March 1st, is a day that many people will remember forever. Today is the first day that …

Equality

What Will Meghan Markle's Title Be If She Marries Prince Harry?

File under: very important questions.<p>Meghan Markle is living the rom-com dream and dating a royal. The <i>Suits</i> star and Prince Harry went public with their relationship last fall, and—as anyone who attended elementary school can attest—first comes love, then comes marriage. Which begs the question: …

Royal Family

Marion Javits found dead in her apartment

Marion Javits, the widow of Sen. Jacob Javits and a fixture of the city’s arts and charity scene and actress who famously had an affair with Geraldo …

New York City

A Look Back at Lucy and Desi's Turbulent Love Story

Their 20-year marriage endured cheating, miscarriage, fame, and alcohol abuse—and yet they were able to remain friends once it was over.<p>The year was …

Lifestyle

Compassion for Others Improves Emotional Well Being

Researchers have proven that compassion for others provides significant emotional benefits for the giver, regardless of whether the recipient is …

Psychology

The Secrets You Should ALWAYS Keep From Your Partner

It's crucial to be honest in your relationships, but there are some disclosures that cause more harm than good. Here are five things to think twice …

Relationships

Ask Amy: Jazz man discovers life is not improvisation

<i>Dear Amy: I am a jazz musician. I’m married with a child. My wife has a stressful 9-to-5 job.</i><p><i>I play at a club several nights a week. My wife and I make okay money and have always split the bills evenly.</i><p><i>Playing jazz has not made me rich, nor is it ever likely to, but I get by.</i><p><i>My wife’s work is</i> …

Lifestyle

Ricki Lake Recalls Her Ex-Husband's Battle With Bipolar Disorder Before Committing Suicide

After her ex-husband committed suicide in early February, <b>Ricki Lake</b> is opening up about his personal battle behind closed doors.<p>Following her …

Mental Health

Royal 'Feud': Prince Charles and Princess Diana marriage breakdown explored in US series

Creator Ryan Murphy tells the story of the royal marriage over 10 episodes.<p>The second series of Ryan Murphy's Feud is set to focus on the …

Royal Family

IF YOU DID NOT KNOW, THIS HAPPENS TO YOUR BODY IF YOU DO NOT HAVE INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS FOR 7 DAYS OR MORE

A key part of our sexuality is our ability to be intimate: the ability to love, trust and care for others in both sexual and other types of …

Wellness

‘Sister Wives’ Meri Brown Ditches Husband Kody, Fellow Sister Wives

<b>Meri Brown</b> is finally becoming her own woman!<p>The star of <i>Sister Wives</i> has been leading a life without her husband, <b>Kody</b>, and his three other wives — …

Victory as gay couples can officially now get married in Finland

<i>Written by Joe Morgan</i><p>Same-sex couples in Finland can officially get married in Finland from today (1 March).<p>The last Scandinavian country to open …

Equality

This “Fast and the Furious” actor just got married on the sly

We should expect surprise weddings from celebrities, but we didn’t see this one coming. <i>The</i> <i>Fast and the Furious</i> actor Tyrese Gibson revealed to fans …

Hollywood

10 signs a partner is cheating, from people who've been cheated on

Telltale signs that someone may be cheating, from the people who've lived through it.<p>The way it typically goes, if you have reason to suspect someone …

Relationships

Marriage proposal, then No. 9 Kentucky tops Vanderbilt 73-67 (Feb 28, 2017)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Never had Kentucky faced such a deep hole under coach John Calipari, a situation that took nearly everything the ninth-ranked …

College Basketball

6 Couples Dish on Their Biggest Decor Disagreement

How do you and your honey handle decor disagreements? Do you and your partner quibble over furniture placement? Does clutter cause arguments? …

Interior Design

Finland Allows Same-Sex Marriages For The First Time

It's the final Nordic nation to enact marriage equality.<p>Finland’s same-sex couples can finally marry and adopt children, as the country’s marriage equality law comes into effect on Wednesday.<p>The Northern European country’s parliament originally passed the legislation to make same-sex marriage legal …

Equality

The tell-tale sign your woman is a cheater

Are you faking it in the bedroom?<p>If so, you are much more likely to cheat on your partner, a study claims.<p>According to a new study, published in the …

Women's News

An Alpha Female's Guide To Men And Saving Your Marriage From Feminist Rage

Suzanne Venker is a cultural critic and author of the new book, “The Alpha Female’s Guide to Men and Marriage: How Love Works.” Mary Katharine Ham …

Conservative POV

Inside Britain’s sharia councils: hardline and anti-women – or a dignified way to divorce?

Sharia councils say they offer Muslim women a way out of religious marriage but critics argue this parallel legal system can leave vulnerable people trapped in abuse. Here is a rare look behind the scenes<p>On a freezing, rainswept Sunday in a conference room in Birmingham Central mosque, a young …

Islam