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.
How to Tell Coworkers—and Your Boss—You're Engaged
Spread the good news to your boss and colleagues the right wayAdvertisementAdvertisementPost
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.
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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.
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Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's Norway Vacation Means More Than You Think
Is an engagement upon us?Post
President Barack Obama's Shoutout to Michelle During His Farewell Address Will Have You Sobbing
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.Gallery
Golden Globes 2017: The 7 Couples Who Stole the Red Carpet
Aka, the biggest date night ever.Post
How to Deal If You Didn't Get a Ring This Holiday Season (and You Were Expecting One!)
It's not a bad sign, trust us.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
Blake Shelton Takes Gwen Stefani On Dates In His Private Helicopter
Basically, they're living out your Bachelor fantasies.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
Jenna Dewan Tatum and Channing Tatum Have a Healthy Sex Life, FYI
Plus, learn how the couple started dating.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.AdvertisementAdvertisementPost
Definitive Proof That Blake Shelton Is Head Over Heels for Gwen Stefani
The country singer listed off all the reasons he loves his girlfriend on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.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."See More