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Tag Archive | "Marriage"

4 Ways to Make Your Marriage Last in the 21st Century

Thursday, January 15, 2015

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by Gwendolyn Bond-Upson for YourTango | photo via flickr Did you know that the rate of¬†infidelity¬†in American marriages has not increased in 20 years, even though attitudes toward¬†adultery¬†have loosened in the past 40? More facts, in addition to tips for success are included in the University of Virginia’s¬†National Marriage Project’s annual report “The State of [...]

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Photos of the Week: Weird & Wacky Wedding Cake Topppers

Thursday, January 8, 2015

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The season premiere this week of “The Bachelor” got us thinking of nuptials, both solid and doomed. So we turned to Getty to see what a wedding search would yield, and we were barraged with a bunch of weird, wacky and, in some cases, downright wonderful wedding toppers. View image | gettyimages.com   View image [...]

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5 Ways to Look at Your Partner In a New Way

Thursday, November 20, 2014

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by Leslie Saul for YourTango ¬†| ¬†photo via flickr Anyone who’s been in a long-term relationship at least once in their lives knows what I’m talking about when I bring up the dreaded relationship rut. When you first start dating someone, they seem to be all you think about. You may find yourself daydreaming or [...]

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How to Become a Cuckold (If That’s Your Thing)

Thursday, October 23, 2014

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Every now and then (okay, so it’s not exactly rare!) a reader gives better advice than we ever could. Especially when it’s a very specific situation that we have zero experience in… and the reader has experience in spades. This week is just such a case: Reader Ken shares very smart advice on how to [...]

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10 Reasons Why a Dirty House Is Good for Your Marriage

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

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photo via flickr For the record, we both love a tidy house. We love a clean, well-lighted place in which to read a book or work on a hilarious and/or enlightening post for this blog. Dirty, messy houses can be annoying, stressful, and, yes, smelly. But sometimes, it simply can’t be helped. And when it [...]

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Your Call: My Wife Never Initiates Sex

Monday, October 6, 2014

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photo via Flickr We get a lot of advice questions coming in at EMandLO.com, but sadly, we just can’t answer them all. Which is why, once a week, we turn to you to decide how best to advise a reader. Make your call on the letter below by leaving your advice in the comments section.  Submit Your Own Question to [...]

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Confession: Binge-Watching Saved My Marriage!

Friday, October 3, 2014

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by YourTango ¬†| ¬†photo via flickr It didn’t matter what we were binge-watching; it just mattered that we were binge-watching together. I sat at my desk waiting for the clock to tick just close enough to 5:00 p.m. so that I could duck out early from work. My man was waiting for me at home, [...]

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10 Worst Things About Married Sex

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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Before Midnight Before all the married people out there take offense, we should note that we are both married, and happily so. We’re not curmudgeons; we already listed the 10 Best Things About Married Sex¬†–¬†and for the record, those ten things were way easier to come up with!¬†– but we believe firmly in looking at [...]

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5 Ways the Meyer Briggs Test Can Improve Your Relationship

Thursday, September 25, 2014

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by YourTango  |  photo via flickr Having different personality types affects your relationship more than you realize. Are you like me? In a relationship with someone vastly different from you? Whenever I am planning a trip, I start thinking about what I am going to pack at least three weeks ahead of time. I have [...]

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Telling People Not to Get Married Young Makes Them Narcissistic

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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Reader Joseph¬†recently took us to task for our advice to a twenty-four-year-old woman who said she likes her co-worker more than her boyfriend, but feels like maybe she should stay with her boyfriend because they have a “solid” relationship and her friends and family adore him. Our advice, in a nutshell, was, “Be twenty-four.” Have [...]

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