When you're engaged, the idea of "married life" is a mystery to you. What does it really mean and what will yours be like? We try to steer you in the right direction with practical advice on how to have a happy marriage and family life told to us by relationship experts and married couples. Consider this an inside look at what really happens after the honeymoon.
How Kristen Bell & Dax Shepard Have Grown From Their "Turbulent" Beginnings
Even one of Hollywood's most solid couples has to work at their relationship.AdvertisementAdvertisementPost
President Barack Obama's Shoutout to Michelle During His Farewell Address Will Have You Sobbing
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10 Questions Everyone Will Ask After You Get Married
13 Best Books to Read on Love Before You Get MarriedTake a break from your planning guides and curl up with these timeless—and unexpected—classics.
Essential Marriage Advice from Happily Married GrandmasHere, grandmothers dole out advice that comes from decades of experience.
The Money Talk: 10 Things You Must Discuss Before You Get MarriedYou're not just saying "I do" to spending your life with your significant other when you get married—you're also saying yes to combine households, and all the gritty financial details that it entails. While sorting out grocery and utility bills is not rocket science, delving deeper into your financial lives (and finding common ground) is vital for a successful marriage. Here, Nicole Lapin, personal finance expert and author, shares the 10 things you need to talk about before you walk down the aisle.
Are You Marriage Material?It's easy to critique others and decide if they are ready to get settle down and get serious, but have you ever turned the tables on yourself?
10 Things That Will Definitely Happen in Your First Year of MarriageYou friends may have referred to you as a married couple way before you made it official—still, tying the knot comes with unexpected surprises. Maybe your first year together won't include accepting an award at the Golden Globes, defending political leaders, or reportedly purchasing a restaurant as an anniversary gift (hey, we can't all be Clooneys), but see what you can expect in the 365 days after you say "I do."
10 Conversations You Need to Have Before You Get MarriedMake sure you and your fiancé are on the same page before you walk down the aisle.
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10 Amazing Pieces of Advice from Real CouplesWe always love to ask our couples the most important thing they learned about planning a wedding after all is said and done. Here are a few of our favorite words of wisdom.
The Best-Ever TV Married CouplesThe television marriages that gave us a reason to watch every episode.
The 20 Best Love Quotes of All TimeWe rounded up romantic quotes to help inspire your own wedding vows.
5 Reasons Why a Prenup Shouldn't Freak You OutJust because your partner uttered the P-word doesn't mean divorce papers are in your future.
Married People Reveal the Secret to a Happy MarriageWhether it has been five years or 25 years, there is a certain amount of realistic information that comes from tying the knot that newlyweds just won't know. Here, some advice from people who know exactly what they're talking about because they've been there, done that.Post
Beyoncé Says Solange Has "The Dopest Wedding Photo of All Time"
And we agree!Post
Jessica Biel Says She's Still Searching for Justin Timberlake's Flaws
Spoiler: He has none.Post
Ryan Reynolds Says Wife Blake Lively Keeps Him Sane
He's "lucky to have her around."Post
Surprise! Actress Margot Robbie Marries Tom Ackerley in Australia
It was a beautiful beachside wedding.Post
The 7 Types of Relatives You'll Meet At Your S.O.'s Holiday Dinner
From the politically inclined to the total jokester.Post
How to Change the Convo from Wedding Planning at the Dinner Table
When everyone keeps asking you during the holidays.Post
The Art of Balancing Families During the Holidays
Whether you're newly engaged or newlywed, the holiday balance is an art.Post
Matthew McConaughey Opens Up About His Marriage to Camila Alves, Says He's "Under Her Spell"
Alright, alright, alright.Post
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend Open Up About How They Keep Their Marriage Hot
And what they're planning on doing for Luna's first holiday.Post
Justin Theroux Proves He's the Best "Hubby" Ever By Surprising Jennifer Aniston on Thanksgiving
Who needs turkey?Post
Chris Pratt Takes Celebrating Wife Anna Faris's Birthday to a Whole New Level
It's called a "Birthday Week."Post
Derek Hough's Wedding Wishes to DWTS' Mark Ballas and BC Jean Will Be the Sweetest Thing You'll Read All Day
Julianne's note will bring you to tears, too.Post
The Real Reason Michael Phelps & Nicole Johnson Had a Secret Wedding
Hint: It has to do with their baby, Boomer!Post
Happy One-Year Anniversary to Sofía Vergara & Joe Manganiello!
See how the couple marked the milestone—and look back on their big day!Post
Ryan Reynolds Reveals His Five (Hilarious) Rules for Dads in the Delivery Room
Listen up, future dads!AdvertisementAdvertisementPost
Joe Biden Proposed Five Times Before His Wife Jill Said Yes
You need to hear the beautiful back-story behind this couple's 39-year marriage.Post
Keith Urban Serenades Nicole Kidman to Show Jimmy Fallon Who Really Has Her Heart
You have to see the video.Post
Eva Longoria Dishes On Plans for Her First Thanksgiving With Husband Jose Bastón
She's "cooking up a storm."See More