Posts tagged "marriage"

Girl Talk: On Dating Down

The first man I ever fell in love with was eight years older than me. He was on probation for stealing a video game, and his fingertips smelled like cigarettes…

Jessica Machado | September 19, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Make It Stop: “My Neighbor Just Wants To Gab All The Time”

Make It Stop is a new weekly column in which Anna Goldfarb — the blogger behind Shmitten Kitten and Shlooby Kitten — tells you what’s up. Want a fresh take on

Anna Goldfarb | September 18, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Life After Dating: Is It Bad That I Keep Nudging My Boyfriend To Propose?

In March, Michael and I met up with my friend and her boyfriend for a double-date. I already knew that they’d gone to look at rings, but their big news…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 15, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Why I Married My Abuser

My ex-husband was the most romantic person I’ve ever met. He also hit me on the day we got married, while I was wearing my wedding dress.


Anonymous | September 9, 2014 - 11:30 am

Life After Dating: My Husband’s Best Friends Are Women & I Think It’s Great

Last week, our new dude dating columnist Dater XY wrote a provocative piece about how his best friend is a woman and some ladies he meets online dating can’t handle…

Jessica Wakeman | September 8, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Life After Dating: Marriage For Introverts

Pretty much everything about Kale and I getting married was untraditional. But we were actually quite traditional by not moving in together until a few days before our wedding.

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Jennifer Lopez Says She’ll Get Married Again Because She Doesn’t “Whore Around”

“I would get married again. I like being in a relationship. I’m not one to like, whore around, and stuff like that—that’s not my thing.”
Last night on “Chelsea Lately,”…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 22, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Girl Talk: Unemployed And Unemployable

My life three years ago is sometimes incomprehensible to me. Retrospectively, it’s so absurd that it’s hard to believe that the things that happened happened, or that I tolerated some…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 22, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Study Claims A Big Wedding Leads To A Happier Marriage

According to a new report by the University of Virginia, couples who have larger, more formal weddings are more likely to have quality marriages. This is pretty hard to believe…

Claire Hannum | August 21, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Worst Nightmare: Married Couple Learns They’re Brother And Sister

A Brazilian couple, both of whom were adopted, recently shared the surprise of a lifetime when they learned that they share the same birth mother. Cue the face grimaces and…

Katie Oldenburg | August 7, 2014 - 4:47 pm

Frisky Rant: What The Hell Is A Timely Marriage?

Last week, the Boston Globe ever-so-helpfully advised millennials (because god knows, everyone’s got great advice for us, like “Take out private loans to fund your education” and “Stop whining and…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 7, 2014 - 10:00 am

The 26 Most Annoying Things Your Significant Other Does

We all love our significant others. They are our best friends and our greatest source of love and comfort. But sometimes, they drive us up the wall! Don’t get us…

Pop Sugar | August 3, 2014 - 10:30 am

Seeing Your Partner As Your “Other Half” Might Doom Your Relationship

A new study in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology has found that relationships, much like most things in life, are all about perspective. When you see love as a beautiful…

Claire Hannum | August 1, 2014 - 11:00 am

Life After Dating: First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then Comes … None Of Your Business

Being the youngest in a large family has its advantages: My siblings provided plenty of grandchildren already, so there’s no pressure on me to make more. (Christmas presents are expensive,…

Jessica Wakeman | July 28, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Frisky Rant: My Boobs Are Not A Threat To Your Marriage

Recently blogger Lauren of Apples and Band-Aids caused an uproar among bloggers when she wrote a post claiming that racy social media images by sexy female strangers were a threat…

Rachel Kramer Bussel | July 25, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Newsflash: Divorce Doesn’t Always Work Out Well For Women

So here’s a thing that is making my eye twitch: There is a (fringe) group of people — mostly men — who believe that divorce is, basically, a feminist conspiracy…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 23, 2014 - 9:00 am

It’s Time To Cry: Bride’s Favorite Mascot Walks Her Down The Aisle After She Loses Her Father

When Jennifer Sullivan unexpectedly lost her father to a heart attack six months before her wedding, she brought in her favorite mascot to walk her down the aisle. “I knew…

Claire Hannum | July 22, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Life After Dating: When Your Partner Is Unemployed

Growing up, my parents were able to provide a stable middle-class upbringing for me, my three sisters and my brother. I can understand now how fortunate we were not to…

Jessica Wakeman | July 21, 2014 - 12:00 pm

In Hong Kong, You Can Realize Your Dream Of Getting Married At McDonald’s

Getting married at McDonald’s would have been my wildest dream around age five. Apparently some couples in Hong Kong never let go of that dream and are actually getting married…

Claire Hannum | July 14, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Study: Maybe Millennials Aren’t Into The Whole Marriage And Babies Thing

Millennials aren’t exactly lining up to tie the knot, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.

Researchers asked people of every generation whether they believe society…

Claire Hannum | July 13, 2014 - 9:00 am
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