marriage

Open Thread: Why Do You Think Some People Choose Not To Marry?

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My uncle and his girlfriend have been together since I’ve been born. Close to 35 years. They live together. Do everything together, but they’ve never discussed marriage. Sometimes I feel odd referring to her as my ‘aunt’, which signifies blood relation or marriage to me,...

Oklahoma Lawmaker Wants To Test Everybody For STDs Before Marriage

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An Oklahoma lawmaker wants to make sure those who get married in his state are free of STDs. Senate Bill 733, introduced by state Sen. Anthony Sykes (R), would make sure both people in the marriage receive a blood test to make sure they’re not...

Are You The Marrying Kind?

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Most women grow up fantasizing about the perfect wedding with the perfect guy but are we still expecting those dreams to be realized or are we buying into expectations that we feel pressured to live up to. Studies show that some people enter into matrimony...

4 Things You Probably Won’t Learn from Your Parents When it Comes to Today’s Relationships

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We’ve all heard the “back in my day” statements from parental units that start off a lecture on how nowadays we’re doing it all wrong. When it comes to love and relationships, they swear that they did it better. And they might have a point....