marriage

Study Shows Pricey Engagement Rings and Weddings More Likely to Lead to Divorce

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Is bigger always better? Well maybe sometimes, but apparently not necessarily when it comes to wedding rings. Studies show that the biggest, flashiest, most expensive rock might actually be a predictor for divorce. And if you follow that up with a big, fantastical wedding? Well,...

Do You Have a Backup Man? Nearly 50 Percent of Women Do Survey Says

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I have never been the gal to sit around daydreaming about her wedding day. However, I often joke about having my “just in case husband”— often referred to as the “backup”— if all else fails. Little did I know this was really a phenomenon. A new...

Open Thread: Would You Consider a Social Media Prenup?

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There is no doubt that social media can be destructive to one’s relationship. We all have either witness it first hand or was a bystander to a friend or family member. New data not only confirms what we already know, but also suggests a social...

Marriage For Introverts

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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. Kale and I certainly weren’t opposed to premarital cohabitation on principle: both of us had lived with...

Pastor Tells Wives to ‘Shine It Up’ to Keep Husbands From Looking at ‘Hoes’ – Did He Cross the Line?

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A North Carolina minister is catching flack about his recent comments to women on Twitter that has many crying foul. Pastor Andy Thompson, founder of the World Overcomers Christian Church in Durham, recently instructed married women to “shine it up” so their husbands will remain...