Love & Marriage
Like your wedding, marriage deservers some planning ahead too! Here, we share the best relationship advice from experts, real couples, and celebrities. Plus, we're revealing the secret(s) to a happy marriage, important conversations you should have before you get married, and what you'll experience during your first year of marriage.
Chris Hemsworth Shuts Down Rumors About His Marriage In the Best Way
In an Instagram, obviously!AdvertisementAdvertisementPost
Ellen DeGeneres Loves Everything About Her Marriage To Portia de Rossi
"I'm not going anywhere."
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5 Surprising Things That Lead to a Lasting MarriageYou know those adorable elderly couples holding hands as they stroll down the street (swoon)? Well, chances are they know a little something about what makes a marriage tick. The thing is, you and your S.O. could be just as precious 60 years from now if you put in the (minimal) effort it takes to strengthening your relationship. We turned to therapist Jill Dictrow host of Sex in Public on TLC for some little tweaks you can make in your marriage now that will have a big impact in the long run.
27 Relationship Secrets from Married CelebritiesHappily married actors, musicians, and stars reveal relationship advice that works, from kissing to communication.
Should You Live Together Before You Get Married?To live together, or not to live together, that is the question. As your relationship grows, so does your time and commitment to each other, which brings up the topic of whether you should pack your Ikea furniture and move in together (you spend most of the week under one roof anyway). Cohabitating before marriage is pretty common these days, but it's not always the ideal next step for every couple. We checked in with a slew of experts—from a psychologist to a financial advisor—to weigh in on the pros and cons of living together before you walk down the aisle.
Essential Marriage Advice from Happily Married GrandmasHere, grandmothers dole out advice that comes from decades of experience.
Things Couples Think After They Get Engaged
9 Questions Everyone Will Ask You After You Get Engaged
The Best-Ever TV Married CouplesThe television marriages that gave us a reason to watch every episode.
All of Your Friends Are Getting Engaged: 5 (Normal) Emotions and How to DealYour news feed is flooded with "I'm Engaged" updates and you're not sure what to make of this influx of commitment. You're happy for your friends, yes, but then there are these other, not so bubbly feelings that surface up. According to Bela Gandhi, relationship expert for personal consulting firm Smart Dating Academy, this is perfectly normal. Gandhi analyzed some of the most common responses from real women—both single and in serious relationships—to demonstrate that you're not alone in how you feel when it comes to seeing other people's plans to get hitched.
8 Things That Can Ruin a MarriageEven the strongest of marriages have their hiccups. Yet, the difference between a rock solid union and a fling lies in a few crucial relationship components. Here, Marni Feuerman, licensed marriage therapist in Boca Raton, Fla., and marriage expert for About.com, shares some of the most common marriage mistakes—and, how to avoid them.
5 Secrets to a Happy Marriage
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.
6 Signs You're Already An Old Married CoupleHere how to tell if you've been in a relationship for a really, really long time.
7 Signs You've Found "The One"We asked matchmakers to reveal how to tell if you're dating the person you'll eventually marry.
10 Amazing Pieces of Advice from Real CouplesPost
The Reason Kelly Clarkson Is Happy She Got Married In Her 30s
She is Miss Independent, after all!Post
Couple Rocks Their Wedding Outfits 50 Years Later Just Because They Can
If the wedding dress still fits…Post
Did Shia LaBeouf Marry Mia Goth In Vegas?
Viva Las Vegas!Post
Ashton Kutcher Just Revealed the Sex of Baby No. 2 With Mila Kunis
It's a boy!Post
Despite Their Break-Up, Lady Gaga Says Taylor Kinney Is Her Best Friend
This isn't an illusion.Post
Sarah Jessica Parker Talks About Her (Almost) 20-Year Marriage to Matthew Broderick
With Miley Cyrus!Post
How to Deal When the Mother of the Bride & Maid of Honor Don't Get Along
Why can't the two women you love most in the world play nice?Post
What to Do When Your Parents Aren't Big Fans of Your Fiancé
He's not writing any love songs about them either.Post
The Key to Handling Your First Big Fight as a Married Couple
And find the best outcome for the both of you.Post
How Planning a Wedding Is Kind of Like Marriage
It takes a village after all.Post
The 5 Worst Pieces of Marriage Advice Ever Given
How bad ideas can lead to good ones.Post
Mark Consuelos Can't Stop Gushing Over Wife Kelly Ripa
Justin Theroux Reveals the Secret to His Happy Marriage with Jennifer Aniston
It's so simple!AdvertisementAdvertisementPost
Amy Schumer and Boyfriend Ben Hanisch's Kiss Cam Reaction Is Priceless
"I have always wanted to be on the kiss cam!"Post
Sofia Vergara Initially Thought Joe Manganiello Was "Too Hot" to Date
She worried dealing with fangirls would be too much to handle.Post
Thoughts Men Have During Wedding Planning—Revealed
Emotions you never knew existed!See More