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Jul 31, 2019
Jamie Lee Curtis Has Hilariously Simple Advice For a Long-Lasting Marriage
Jamie Lee Curtis and husband Christopher Guest have been married for 35 years. That’s impressive for anyone, but even more so for a couple in the entertainment industry. So, how do they keep things...
Jul 22, 2019
Helpful Advice For Navigating a Divorce in Midlife
“I've never been more broken,” says Beverly Willett, recollecting the morning she checked her husband’s phone and listened to an unrecognizable woman say she loved him on his voicemail. Willett was...
Jul 19, 2019
How Hugh Jackman and His Wife Keep Their Spark Alive After 23 Years
Any Hollywood relationship that lasts longer than a few weeks can seem rare and worthy of celebration. Although Hugh Jackman is now one of the biggest names in the film industry, he and his wife,...
Jul 15, 2019
6 Ways to Put the Spark Back in Your Relationship
Long-term relationships can be tough — we know. But the best thing about being in love is being able to grow alongside your partner. When you grow together, you can build something beautiful, but...
Jul 12, 2019
How to Get Started With Online Dating
Getting started with online dating is easier than you might imagine. As we get older, some of us lose confidence when it comes to entering the world of internet romance. But these days it’s the...
Jun 27, 2019
7 Best Lubricants for Menopausal Dryness
About 32 million women in the US experience issues of vaginal dryness and vaginal irritation, so if you're looking for the best lubricant for menopausal dryness, you're not alone. Many women...
Jun 24, 2019
12 Creative, Fun Date Night Ideas You Can Do Anywhere
Whether you and your partner have been together for months, years, or decades, it’s always nice to keep things fresh and new. Of course, that can get difficult over time. Responsibilities and “real...
Jun 11, 2019
Nicole Kidman Reveals How Her Husband Keith Urban Helps Drive Her Success
Big Little Lies star Nicole Kidman is on publicity duties for the highly anticipated second season of the HBO hit series she co-produced with co-star Reese Witherspoon. It's here that she confessed...
Jun 10, 2019
10 Steps to a Marriage That Can Go The Distance
Marriage is tough, but a survey by family law firm Brookman Solicitors of over 1,000 married individuals has revealed some wise words on how to go the distance. The survey asked 1006 married...
May 24, 2019
20 Celebrity Couples Who’ve Been Together For Over 20 Years Share Their Marriage Secrets
When it comes to celebrity romances, they usually burn bright and fizzle fast. Stars have a habit of looking at marriage like a regular person would a fifth date — and in celebrity years, a fifth...
May 6, 2019
Should You Date a Younger Man?
When Lisa Page Rosenberg was 40 she decided to start online dating, and set up a profile to meet men who were within five years of her age. But after her fair share of bad dates — the guy who had...
May 1, 2019
Couple Married 82 Years Has Surprisingly Simple Advice for Long-Lasting Love
Romantic relationships can be tricky to navigate. If a couple makes it down the aisle and says “I do,” that’s still just the beginning of their journey through life together. Though there’s no...
Apr 22, 2019
4 Signs You're Suffering From 'Imposter Syndrome'
Have you ever had a really big win — like landing your dream job or being nominated for a prestigious award — but instead of being filled with joy and confidence, you feel an undercurrent of doubt,...
Apr 1, 2019
Fate Reunited Me With My First Love — After 71 Years
When Grace Lesinski became a widow after 60 years of marriage, she thought she’d be alone for the rest of her life… until an old sweetheart moved in next door. "Let’s see what’s going on today,"...
Mar 5, 2019
9 Tips to Reigniting Your Sex Life in a Long-Term Relationship
One of the joys of children growing up and leaving home is more between-the-sheets time. No sleepless nights worrying if our teens will make it home safely from that party, or in the early years,...
Jan 13, 2019
Don’t Wait for Valentine’s Day — It’s the Little Moments and Gestures That Truly Strengthen Marriage
Marriage is a beautiful, challenging, life-long journey with the person you committed to spending forever with. And, as we all have been told at one point or another, forever is a long time....
Nov 28, 2018
There's Proof That You Picked Up Your Romantic Relationship Skills From Your Mother
A new study suggesting that kids learn relationship skills from Mom might not be welcome news for those who dread the idea of turning into their mothers. That said, those who've been unlucky in...
Oct 30, 2018
3 Communication Skills to Master for a Happy Marriage
Who doesn't want a happy marriage? In the land of fairy tales, we easily meet our one and only soulmate, quickly fall in love, and live happily ever after. But in the real world, after the...
Oct 28, 2018
The Way You Laugh With Your Partner Says a Lot About Your Relationship, Study Suggests
Everyone loves to laugh, and pretty much everyone laughs with the person they love. But did you know that the way you laugh with your significant other might impact your love? Recent research...
Sep 25, 2018
Try This Special Breathing Technique to Boost Your Listening Skills
A therapist isn't the only person who needs to know how to be a good listener — you too could benefit from learning to be more attentive. If you're constantly interjecting and interrupting (we're...
Sep 18, 2018
My Husband and I Defied the Divorce Statistic — And Our Relationship Has Never Been Stronger
Eighteen years into my marriage, I am not the wife I’d thought I’d be, and my marriage isn’t the fairy tale I’d envisioned. I can’t speak for my husband (although I often try), but my guess is that...
Sep 17, 2018
9 Unmistakable Signs That You're a Divorced Mom
As a mom who has been divorced for six years, I have good and bad news. The good: Being a divorced mom isn’t all that bad. The early-stage stressors — court hearings, lawyer fees, breaking the news...
Aug 6, 2018
Reignite Your Relationship's Spark With the '10 Touch' Test
Think back to the early days of your relationship and it’s sure to conjure up memories of romance and the excitement that comes with the first flushes of love. But fast forward and that same...
Aug 1, 2018
How to Stay Close With Your Girlfriends When You’re the Childless One in a Sea of Moms
I knew that most friendship groups go through two "culling seasons." The first usually happens after leaving your university or college, when those life-and-death friendships forged in the last of...
Jul 30, 2018
Chip Gaines' Jail Stint for Unpaid Tickets Helped Joanna See the Couple's Different Views on Savings
Before Fixer Upper stars Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines landed their hit show, Chip actually spent some time in jail. And for the Gaineses, it was a major wake-up call. The couple discussed this...
Jul 26, 2018
The Direction You Hug Says a Lot About Your Emotional State
If you've ever wondered whether that stiff and awkward hug from your mother-in-law at your last family dinner was genuine, there might be an easy way for you to tell. A study from Ruhr University...
May 18, 2018
American Women Who Have Married Brits Share Their Advice for Meghan Markle
How many of us grow up hoping one day we will get to marry a prince? Most of us leave that wish behind as soon as we grow out of our glittery Belle gowns and twinkling Cinderella shoes. But for...
May 8, 2018
For Stepmoms, Meeting Others in the Same Boat Can Be a Lifesaver
The thought of stepmom support groups hadn’t entered Erin’s mind until she married Tom and became stepmom to his three children. She now recommends support groups for stepmoms to anyone marrying...
Apr 29, 2018
8 Ways to Deal With an Unreasonable Co-Parent
You are not the first person to find yourself attempting to raise strong, confident, loving children with someone you feel is crazy. Months or years of unmet expectations, broken promises,...
Apr 10, 2018
Kate Gosselin Gets a New Show — About Her Love Life
It looks like Kate Gosselin has gotten her groove back! The reality TV mom confirmed on April 9 that she'll be starring in a new TLC dating series titled Kate Plus Date — a riff off the Jon &...