MARRIAGE

This Is The LEAST Important Ingredient Of A Lasting Marriage

You’ve heard the phrase your entire life. Maybe you agree, maybe you passionately dissent or maybe you just aren’t sure where you stand yet on the “opposites attract” theory. In the scope of a successful relationship, how important is this? Do you really need to be opposites – and what does that even mean? Tall & Short? Extrovert & Introvert? Wealthy & Eating-Ramen-Every night…

The Truth About Alone Time & Privacy in Marriage

When you’re married, you are literally living with your best friend, but like every scorn…

How To Tackle Money In Your Relationship

If talking about money stresses you out, you’re not alone. Discussing money can be a huge taboo. Whether you’re talking to your boss about a raise or to your best friend about how much you owe her for dinner, talking about money can be very uncomfortable and that spills right over into your love life. In fact, money is often cited as one of the main causes of fights in marriages. A number of studies even show that money (or fights about money) are a leading cause of divorce. Ouch…

These 3 Things Transformed Our Marriage

Being married is pretty much a sleepover with best friend every single night. Yes to pillow…

Here’s How To Keep the Peace with Your In Laws

They say when you marry someone, you marry their whole family. If you are any type of Asian, you are probably furiously nodding your head. This can be both a blessing and a curse depending on who you ask. Since I’m fresh off of living with mine for 3 months – I have some tips to share…

I’ll Never Make These 3 Marriage Mistakes Again

When it comes to marriage there’s no rulebook. In fact, many of us refer to what we saw growing up in our parents functional relationship and established that as the norm. While they may not be a “right” way of doing things, I think we can all agree that there are a few things we definitely shouldn’t do. In my four years of marriage, here’s what I’ve learned…

Most Couples Think THIS Is Bad For Their Marriage. They’re Wrong.

To level-set I think that every couple should work to find their own groove, learn each other’s love languages and actively pursue communication with their partner. In my experience, the concept of unsolicited marriage advice is pretty common. But do these words of wisdom hold any merit in a new age of love & relationships? 

OMG These Couples Share Their Biggest Cohabitating Tips

Is it just me or does it seem like everyone is talking about living with your significant other? Let me be more specific, I mean – everyone is giving unwarranted advice about living together. But what about people who are already doing it? I surveyed over 200 people and I’m here to share the best advice (or at least, the most interesting) from cohabiting millennials. . .

Is Premarital Counseling Really Necessary? An Expert Weighs In

Getting engaged can be one of the happiest times of your life. We often think that counseling is something that you do when things don’t work out, but this premarital therapy is actually beneficial before you tie the knot. Because the last thing you want to do is to say “I do…. I think?” Here’s what you need to know and what experts say. . .

The Two Year Test Is Real – Here’s What You Need To Know

No matter what your relationship status is, we’ve all watched one too many rom-coms that promise a slightly winding but relatively clear path to love. While I am self-diagnosed as the exception to every rule, I do know that things are generally not as simple as the movies and every path to love has it’s challenges. Across the board, people are getting married later in life and have established themselves as individuals before becoming a family. There are so many advantages to this, but also some inadvertent challenges.One question that everyone in a serious relationship asks at some point or another will be “how long before I know if this is forever?” The storybook answer is, of course…