Marriage

5 things I learned from being in a sexless relationship

It wasn't my fault.<p>When I ended a long term relationship seven years ago, everyone from my parents to the postman wanted to know why. 'We grew apart' was the easy answer, and more palatable than the truth, which was that I'd been trapped for five years in a sexless, house-mate-like living …

Relationships

What I Wish I’d Known Before Moving in Together

When my boyfriend, Mike DiPasquale, asked me to move in with him after two years of dating, I was thrilled. Even though I wasn’t sure exactly what I was signing up for.<p>Just the prospect of no longer needing to keep two bottles of contact lens solution, two toothbrushes and two sticks of deodorant …

Real Estate

Should I wait for the father of my unborn child to choose between me and his ex-wife?

He was going through a divorce and we had only been dating for three months when I became pregnant. Ever since he told his estranged wife, he won’t commit<p>When I met the father of my unborn child, I thought I had found the one. When I fell pregnant after three months of dating, it was a shock, but …

Relationships

How to Argue With Your Significant Other

When you're in a relationship — whether it's a few weeks old or many, many years — arguments will happen. After all, you have strong opinions on certain matters, as does your partner — and you may not always see eye to eye. Don't just hurl any insult (however creative) that pops into your head when …

Relationships

Why More Couples Are Signing Postnuptial Agreements - Bloomberg

He cheats. She wants a divorce. He pleads for forgiveness. She’ll stay, for a price: If they ever do divorce, she wants the house, the car, and a …

Life After Death

'A Cougar at the Elysee'?: The press is marveling at the age difference between France's leading presidential candidate and his wife

Paris (AFP) - Brigitte Macron, as the 64-year-old wife of the man tipped to become France's youngest-ever president, is getting used to being in the media spotlight.<p>But the elegant blonde is also having to endure unwelcome scrutiny from a foreign press fascinated by the age gap between her and …

France

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie Update: What Made Estranged Couple Become Friends Again Amid Messy Divorce?

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s split has been anything but amicable since the actress filed for divorce last year, but the two have reportedly worked …

Hollywood

Tips for Living Together Without Going Nuts

Moving in with your partner before getting married is a big step legally, financially, and emotionally. Here are some compelling cohabitation tips from the experts.<p><b>Legal and Financial Steps</b><p>Don’t combine finances in a permanent way.<p>Don’t co-sign for a credit card or a loan together. By law, you are …

Personal Finance

Catastrophe and the Comedy of the Self-Aware Marriage

Season 3 of Amazon’s show is funnier than ever as it portrays a couple negotiating serious issues with a smirk.<p>Toward the end of the first episode of <i>Catastrophe</i>’s third season, Sharon sits down on a couch next to her husband Rob after confessing that she’s betrayed his trust. She asks a question: …

TV

They were married 69 years ago. They died minutes apart, holding hands

HIGHLAND PARK, ILL.—The children of a suburban Chicago couple married for 69 years say their parents died just 40 minutes apart while holding hands …

Love

7 unfortunate signs that you and your partner are drifting apart

You’ve been dating for awhile, but things just seem…different. While you weigh your options on how to handle the relationship, just know that there …

Relationships

Carmelo Anthony reportedly trying to save marriage with wife La La

Carmelo Anthony and his wife La La are reportedly in the process of getting a divorce, but the desire to split may not be shared by both of …

Basketball

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Reader Advice Round-up

by Dan SavageUpdates this week: Should a gay couple <b>stay in the closet</b>? What's a <b>trolydyte</b> and why should we care? When do you <b>bring up someone's</b> …

Seattle

Rebuilding Your Financial Future After Divorce

If you are like most, your divorce ends with debt, and the last thing we are thinking about is retirement. I know, I've been there; nothing kills a …

Retirement

Female Islamic clerics in Indonesia issue rare child marriage fatwa

<b>Female Islamic clerics in Indonesia have issued an unprecedented fatwa against child marriage.</b><p>The fatwa, which is not legally binding but will be influential, was issued after a three-day congress of female clerics in the country.<p>The clerics urged the government to raise the minimum legal age for …

Extremism

Tennessee bill would undermine same-sex marriage, advocates say

On its face, the bill passed by the Tennessee legislature Thursday seems innocuous, if a little odd. The one-page measure requires that “undefined words” in state law “be given their natural and ordinary meaning.”<p>But LGBT rights groups say the measure is as insidious as it is simple, calling it a …

Same-sex Marriage

Singer R. Kelly sued, accused of breaking up couple’s marriage

JACKSON, Miss. — A Mississippi sheriff’s deputy is suing R. Kelly, alleging that the Chicago singer had a yearslong affair with his wife that broke …

Rob Lowe, Married 25-Plus Years, Says It’s All in the Casting

Rob Lowe used to have quite the horndog reputation, with the sex tape scandal to prove it. But that embarrassing incident happened nearly 30 years …

Rob Lowe

Brigitte Macron: ever present beside France's presidential hopeful

Emmanuel Macron’s drama coach when he was 15 is set to break new ground by having a formal description as first lady<p>Last July, when Emmanuel Macron was economy minister in François Hollande’s government and his barely hidden presidential ambitions were dismissed as a naive fantasy by the political …

France

Albert Einstein: sex-crazed love rat? New miniseries shows the physicist juggling many mistresses

Print<p>Albert Einstein, the sex-crazed love rat? It doesn’t quite ring true, does it? But it’s the startling premise of Ron Howard’s new 10-part drama, …

Physics

Is "Your Relationship" Another Reason to Drink Coffee?

Coffee consumption is widely recognized for a variety of positive health benefits. These include reduced risk for certain cancers, better liver …

Psychology

My finances have nothing to do with my husband's: Priyanka Gandhi issues clarification

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today said her finances had nothing to do with those of her husband Robert Vadra's or his company Skylight Hospitality which is …

India

Is gay marriage a slippery slope to three- and four-person marriages? | Commentary

<i>Ryan Anderson was a guest at the University of Dallas earlier this year and a research fellow at the conservative Heritage Foundation and the author</i> …

Equality

This Emotional Father and Daughter Ad Takes on Divorce in the Arab World

Divorce is a difficult decision to make in the best of times. But in many parts of the Arab world, where it’s considered a man’s prerogative, it’s …

Advertising Industry

Wife arrested ‘after cutting off husband’s penis with scissors’

<b>A woman has been arrested after allegedly cutting off her husband’s penis with a pair of scissors.</b><p>Liezel Betitta, 32, allegedly removed husband …

Crime

Tiny Harris Files for Divorce (Again) from Rapper Husband T.I.

Tameka “Tiny” Harris has filed for divorce once again from her husband, rapper T.I., after six years of marriage.<p>According to , T.I.—born Clifford …

Check out our new infographic to know how to have good traveling experiences with your partner

TRAVELING with your partner is a test. I always say to my friends that if you can’t travel with someone, you can’t live with them — If you don’t like …

How-To's

Phaedra Parks Brutally Reminds Apollo Nida, Prenup Still Applies in Divorce Do-Over

EXCLUSIVE<p><b>Phaedra Parks</b> is facing a do-over in her divorce but still insists their prenup should block <b>Apollo Nida</b> from attempting to get …

Divorce

Merged minor parties chase votes on the right as identity crisis grips Coalition

Cory Bernardi entered a new phase of his political career by announcing this week that his nascent Australian Conservatives party was to merge with …

Same-sex Marriage

Emmerdale boss speaks out on Robron drama as special episode is planned for Aaron and Robert showdown

<b>Recent developments in Robert Sugden and Aaron Dingle’s relationship have been the cause of some upheaval in one of TV’s biggest and most passionate</b> …

TV