Watch Chris Stapleton Back Up His Wife Morgane on a Cover of 'You Are My Sunshine'

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… »11/16/15 11:40am11/16/15 11:40am

Want to Survive Your Next Heart Surgery? Get Married and Never Look Back

New research from The University of Pennsylvania has confirmed everything your mother has told you already: being married will save your entire life. Well, at least if you’re going through heart surgery. According to the findings, married people have a much greater chance of surviving than those who are single. »10/29/15 5:20pm10/29/15 5:20pm

Want Your Marriage to Last Forever? Say 'Thank You' More Often

If you’ve been with someone for a long time, chances are you’ve taken them for granted at least once or twice. And if you’re not showing gratitude enough in your relationship, new research finds, it could spell trouble. So what to do to keep your marriage running smoothly? Just a simple “thanks” and the happiness will… »10/23/15 2:50pm10/23/15 2:50pm

Kim Davis's Emails Show Most Kentucky Clerks Want Different Marriage Licenses for LGBT Couples

The investigative site MuckRock, which focuses on filing Freedom of Information Act requests, has gotten Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, with some difficulty, to release 482 of her recent emails. Among other things, they show that the majority of the county clerks in Kentucky want to issue marriage licenses to whoever… »10/20/15 5:35pm10/20/15 5:35pm

Scott Disick Is a Philandering Douchepacker in the Season Finale of KUWTK

“Piece of shit,” mutters Kris Jenner, gazing into her phone. On tonight’s Season 10 Finale (!!!) of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Jenner (along with the audience) discovers something that the paparazzi has been in on for a while. Scott Disick, erstwhile partner to Kourtney Kardashian and father of her three… »10/11/15 9:00pm10/11/15 9:00pm

Experts: Schedule Marriage Performance Reviews for Everlasting Love

Nothing sucks quite like a performance review. Even when you know you’re doing well, hearing about your weaknesses is never any fun, so it’s no surprise that I’ve never met a person who has said, “You know what I’d like? For people to judge me in my personal life like they do at work!” That’s why it’s so strange that… »10/07/15 3:25pm10/07/15 3:25pm

Honeymooners Celebrate by Stealing Ice Cream and Beating the Shit Out of Store Clerk

According to Stephen Sondheim, it’s the little things you do together that make marriage a joy. While that may be true, one couple took their love of shared activities to the extreme when they chose to commemorate their honeymoon by beating up a store clerk who suggested they might like to pay for the ice cream they… »9/28/15 1:28pm9/28/15 1:28pm

A Safe Place and a Straitjacket: An Interview With Lauren Groff

I blew through the last quarter of Lauren Groff’s Fates and Furies in the wee hours, gasping. Surprise is rare in literary fiction, which is snobbish with its pleasures, generally picking meditation over movement; surprise is even rarer in novels that run on language as flush, wild and glinting as Groff’s. “Goodness,… »9/23/15 1:05pm9/23/15 1:05pm

It's Not the End of the World If Your Partner Isn't Attracted to You 

Relationships are strange, shape-shifting beasts. As time and circumstances change, we expect and count on attraction remaining a constant. So what happens when your partner tells you they aren’t attracted to you? What if they never really were, but still love you? Horrifying or acceptable—inevitable, even?
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