Category Archives: Marriage

boredom in marriage

What Is the “Seven-Year Itch” and How Can You Overcome It?

Have you ever heard of the "seven-year itch?" The seven-year itch is a very common phrase in relation to marriages and long-term relationships that you've probably heard of at some point. In fact, there's even a classic Marilyn Monroe film named after it! So what exactly does the term mean? The seven-year itch refers to the point in a marriage where both partners grow tired of one another and find themselves bored with the relationship. The name comes from the… [+]
reasons for divorce

Who’s More Likely To Want a Divorce: Men or Women?

Over half of all marriages will end in divorce. It's a sobering statistic, but it's the reality. We know that most marriages just don't work out, but in spite of all the relationship experts and marriage counselors in the world, the reasons that couples choose to get divorced is still poorly understood. While it's hard to determine exactly why so many marriages are ending, a major trend has appeared when it comes to who initiates the divorce and why they've… [+]

The 8 Most Important Tips For Having A Healthy Marriage

For several decade now, the statistics on marriage success have been pretty poor. Over half of all marriages end up in divorce. Surely when you marry someone, you plan on it lasting forever. So what is it that these couples are getting wrong? According to divorce therapists and experts, they are not following these eight important tips for having a healthy marriage: 1. Always Be Honest Honesty is the best policy - you've heard that before. A marriage build on… [+]

Is This the Number One Sign You Should Get Divorced?

When any couple gets married they plan on being together forever, but for over half of these happy couples the marriage just won't work. Obviously this statistic is discouraging, but it's the current reality. Not every relationship is destined to last forever and that's okay. If you've been struggling in your marriage and wondering if you may be one of the many couples that ends up getting a divorce, you're not alone. Many people have a hard time deciding to… [+]
moving too fast

Rush to the Altar: Are You Getting Married Too Soon?

Getting married is usually the happiest occasion in someone's life. While it may be a joyful thing, most people do have some concerns and second thoughts before tying the knot - which is totally normal. One of the most common concerns that people have when getting married is wondering if they're moving too fast. You may be worried that things won't work out because you're getting married too soon. Now this can just be normal wedding-related anxiety or it could… [+]
headed for divorce

On the Rocks: 5 Signs You Need Marriage Counseling

Are you worried that your marriage is on the rocks? Every married couple is going to encounter some obstacles in their relationship, but when do you know that you should seek outside help? Marriage counseling can be a great tool for couples to repair their relationship and move forward, but it's hard to know when you should seek this counseling. If you're on the fence, check out these five signs you need marriage counseling: 1. You're Annoyed By Everything Your… [+]
should you marry your partner

The One: 10 Signs Your Partner Is Marriage Material

How do you know that your partner is "the one"? Many people claim that they knew right away, while others say that it took them a lot longer. Some people never know! They marry a person and hope that it works out...which isn't the best idea. There are certain signs that will help you know your current partner is the one you should be with the rest of your life. Below are ten signs that your partner is marriage material:… [+]
relationship mistakes

Getting It Wrong: 40 Mistakes You’re Making In Your Marriage

When over half of all marriages end in divorce, you want to try extra hard to make yours last. It can be incredibly difficult to make a marriage work, especially if you're not even aware of the mistakes you may be making that could ultimately lead to the end. To help you recognize the mistakes that lead to divorce, check out the following forty mistakes you're making in your marriage: Not Saving Money Together Undermining Each Other Relying on Each… [+]
wedding traditions

Wedding Etiquette: Should Wedding Guests Pay An Attendance Fee?!

A recent story made headlines when a bride actually cancelled her wedding because the guests refused to pay the $1,500 attendance fee. Reading this story left us with so many questions! First of all, what the hell is a "wedding attendance fee?" Second, is charging wedding guests an attendance fee the new normal? We're discussing it below... First, what in the world is a "wedding attendance fee?" Apparently, a wedding attendance fee is a fee that guests are asked to… [+]
barack obama relationship advice

The 3 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Marrying Someone, According to Barack Obama

Posted By: on July 04,2018
Everyone knows Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States. Not only is he one of the greatest presidents of all time, but he has also been the go-to figure for some profound wisdom and advice over the last decade. One of the most notable things about Barack has been his marriage to Michelle Obama. The two seem to have the happiest, healthiest marriage in politics! In a recent interview, he was asked for his thoughts on how… [+]