The New York Times has focused on another feminist wedding, and though the couple seems genuinely lovely and in love, talking about how to infuse your wedding with womyn power is taxing me.
Prior to a town hall in which Trump offered surprising views on North Carolina’s bathroom law, Today’s Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie provided the Trump family with a lovely nest of positive reinforcement and lightly personal questions that Lauer himself described as “potpourri.” Melania Trump in particular was given…
Shortly after I got engaged a coworker told me a story about a friend of his. Or maybe it was a friend of a friend, or a cousin, or an allegory. Point is, there was this lady and she was marrying a man with the same last name as hers. While it’s somewhat common and even encouraged in other cultures, the story was a…
Concerned father Stephen Stewart recently purchased space in Christianity Today to advertise his “virgin” daughter Rachel as the ideal, god-fearing mate. He did not, however, see reason to seek approval from his daughter, or to even let her know.
After two months, my copy of Rebecca Traister’s new book is already dog-eared, wine-stained, and train-battered. All the Single Ladies is essential, careful, bold, and rigorous; it’s a warning and a celebration, and I loved it. Traister and I talked on the phone last week.
Married couples tend to mirror each other’s immune systems, according to new research, confirming that marriage is beautiful.
As various studies suggest, millennials are postponing marriage till much later in life compared to previous generations, which means people are also delaying their engagement ring purchases. Strangely, Bank of America considers this a plus for the diamond industry.
Noela Rukundo is a ghost. Or at least that’s what her husband Balenga Kalala thought when she arrived at her own funeral after he’d been told that she was murdered by the Burundian hit men he had hired to kill her last February.
Antonio Cromartie and his wife Terricka are expecting twins, in spite of the New York Jets player’s 2011 vasectomy. Terricka now says that a fear of being judged by her husband’s past relationships—he has eight children with a number of different women and two with her—kept her from immediately sending out an excited…
A New Hampshire couple who divorced last year, but got back together, are not able to undo their divorce.
Recently, five Japanese women sued the government for the right to keep their last names when they marry. The case was adjudicated in Japan’s supreme court, as two courts had already ruled against the women, and 52 percent of the population is reportedly against “the right to choose.” On Wednesday, Japan’s supreme…
In December 1886, the city of Toronto saw the launch of a new publication exclusively aimed at helping people get hitched—The Anglo-American Matrimonial Journal. In their first dispatch, the editors were confident there were “many people of both sexes desirous of making suitable matrimonial alliances” in the freezing…
It turns out that despite all the progress we have supposedly made, Americans are growing more politically closed-minded.
News of the impending split of Yolanda and David Foster leaves us with an important reminder: when it’s time to rise up from the ashes of a previous marriage and soar into your second, or third, or fourth, you should probably take it very seriously, because the odds are not exactly in your favor.
Same-sex marriage is legal in the Republic of Ireland as of November 16, 2015.
After songwriter-turned-star Chris Stapleton performed a mesmerizing duet with Justin Timberlake at this year’s CMAs, record sales for his debut solo album Traveller jumped 6,000 percent week over week. It was a dead impressive performance, supported—as most all of Stapleton’s performances are—by carefully brilliant…
Last week, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced new guidelines classifying people in same-sex marriages as apostates and barring their children from baptizing and naming ceremonies. This week, Mormons are pushing back.
There are really just two kinds of relationships: One where you trust someone, and one where you don’t. Of course, just because there’s trust doesn’t mean the relationship will work out, but if there isn’t, it’s almost guaranteed to fail.
With age, 91-year-old President George H.W. Bush’s attitude toward same-sex marriage has softened, according to a new biography by Jon Meacham.