marriage and relationships

  1. Relationships

    Divorce rates: Are they as bad as we think?

    Half of all marriages end in divorce. The rate is even higher for remarriages. And of those couples who stay married, most aren't...
  2. Relationships

    Things you should never say to someone who's been cheated on

    "She must really put out." Oh. My. Word. When my husband of over two decades slept with someone at work and I found out about it, a...
  3. Relationships

    How I proposed to my boyfriend

    Most women look forward to the day their boyfriends will propose and expect something totally magical and over the top. But lots of...
  4. Relationships

    My significant other wouldn't marry me until I....

    Sometimes in a relationship, there is just one thing that needs to be fixed before you're willing to commit. It can be trivial, it...
  5. Relationships

    10 Unique ways to say "I love you"

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    Next time you're tempted to spend $5 on a greeting card, channel your creative energy into an "I love you" worth remembering. We...
  6. Relationships

    5 Secrets to keeping the man you love

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    As women, we love love. We are taught from a very young age that being in love is a defining factor but, unfortunately, many women...
  7. Well-being

    Study says marriage can improve cancer survival

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    According to a new study, being married has helped some people overcome cancer — but the study didn't assess the quality of the...
  8. Relationships

    20 Self-help questions critical to a happy marriage

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    Looking to improve your relationship? Here's a simple solution: getting together once a week to talk about anything other than...
  9. Relationships

    Real love story: Persistence pays off

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    Heather brushed off Mike's advances for an entire year before she agreed to a date. It turns out that he was the love of her life.
  10. Celebrity Gossip

    Why Billy Ray Cyrus and Tish Cyrus called off their divorce

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    Billy Ray Cyrus and Tish Cyrus credit marriage counseling for saving their 19-year marriage.
  11. Relationships

    My summer fling bought me a ring!

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    Sowing your wild oats typically doesn't turn into a long-lasting committed relationship-turned-marriage. In fact, most times that's...
  12. Weddings

    How to be a bridezilla in 5 easy steps

    Congratulations! You're engaged! Now that you're a bride-to-be, you're the center of the universe! Everyone's universe. Follow these...
  13. Television

    Grab your tissues: The best proposals on YouTube

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    We girls love a good proposal, don't we? After scouring YouTube's endless archives, we found a few of the best proposals ever caught...
  14. Relationships

    Snarky comments for your not-so-nice mother-in-law

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    Your mother-in-law is a real b****. Welcome to the high percentage of other women who find themselves in the same post-matrimony...
  15. Relationships

    How to come together as a couple during a crisis

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    When life is good, being married and keeping a relationship together can sometimes seem hard enough to do. And it can especially...
  16. Relationships

    The importance of date night to married couples

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    You've likely heard someone tout the absolute necessity of married couples having a weekly date night. Dates nights are easy to...
  17. Relationships

    When to draw up a prenup

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    Check out this excerpt from "Love for Grown-Ups: The Garter Brides' Guide to Marrying for Life When You've Already Got a Life" in...
  18. Relationships

    The bright side of his boys' nights out

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    Find out how to ensure that you have a romance-filled weekend after your man has a guys' night out. All you have to do is turn your...
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    5 Ways to make over your home after a divorce

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    Making your house a home again after a divorce is essential to moving on. One of the best parts about getting the marital residence...
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    5 Minutes to a better marriage

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    Great marriages take a lot of TLC. But few of us have time to read long self-help books, fill out workbooks and complete complex...