Marriage Advice

5 Ways Yoga Is Changing My Life

Elizabeth McGregor | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth McGregor

Nearly two years ago, I started practising yoga. I intended to write about how it has changed my parenting. On reflection, the benefits are steadily r...

Practical Advice and Encouragement for New Parents

Olga Levancuka | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Parents
Olga Levancuka

While it is natural for your darling or even yourself to be constantly obsessed with the baby, you want to spend some time together in a 'baby free' zone. When you do things you used to do together, just without talking about babies.

Alpha-Dating - The New Must Do

Lisa Palmer | Posted 20.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Palmer

Alpha-dating is a way to put the excitement, mystery and fun back into your relationship by going week by week (or month by month) and taking it in turns to go through the alphabet, coming up with a different date beginning with each letter of the alphabet. For example A could be for archery, get out Cupid 's bow and arrow and put the love back into your life!

The #MarriageAdviceIn3Words Hashtag Will Put You Off Marriage For Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Who needs marriage counselling and self-help books when you've got Twitter? US TV host Chris Hardwick and his team @Midnight team have managed to ...

Why Everyone Should Have A Relationship MOT.

Sacha Knop | Posted 25.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sacha Knop

If you buy a car, it has usually been serviced so it runs wonderfully smoothly for a while. And we so enjoy it when our car drives effortlessly. When it develops a problem, a fault, which the things we use do, we take it to the garage where an expert fixes it

How Rats Can Spice Up Your Marriage

Jess Paterson | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jess Paterson

In our case, we have some neighbours who dug up their garden when we least expected it and thus dislodged a family of rats. Who could blame the refugees for scampering along the nearest branch available, straight into the cosy loft of the new family next door?

Aren't You Sick Of Those Toxic Relationships Yet?

Martyn Stewart | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Stewart

Whenever there's mention of a toxic situation, we all know someone who springs to mind. You know the types; from the jealous and controlling to the self-centred and insecure. Like a soap opera, they fuel conversation when gossiping about others or when we are genuinely concerned.

Why Retirement Can be a Tricky Time for Relationships

Penny Mansfield | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Penny Mansfield

Historically, over 60s have always been far less likely to divorce than the rest of the population. But trends are changing and the first decade of the twentieth century has heralded a rising number of over-60s separating - often after years of marriage.

Five Things I've Learned in the First Year of Marriage

Liz Marie | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

Sunday will be my first wedding anniversary, and it feels like just yesterday I was a major ball of stress, preparing for the happiest day of my life. While I'm definitely not quite yet the authority on marriage (I'll get back to you in 50 years), I have learned a few things during the last year of being a married woman. Here are the top five.

Turns Out The Expression 'Happy Wife, Happy Life' Could Be True

Eureka / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's been uttered a gazillion times by men across the globe and now it looks like the expression "happy wife, happy life" could actually ring true wit...

'Give Little, Give Seldom' - We're Not Sure Cosmo Would Approve Of These Sex Tips From 1894

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When Ruth Smythers wrote ‘Sex Tips For Husbands and Wives From 1894’ she didn’t intend her handy guide to be amusing. But when read today, th...

Communication: Are You Getting What You Want?

Sloan Sheridan-Williams | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sloan Sheridan-Williams

The right communication can drive the world to talk, but the wrong interactions can severely challenge a person's world. With social media and modern technology driving opinions, we often forget to work on person to person interaction which is the foundation of communication. It is great to be heard on such a global scale but for most of us daily connections can prove a mine field.

Investing in Marriage for a Change

Sonja Lewis | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sonja Lewis

Let's face it, most of us wouldn't dream of taking on any other worthwhile new experience, such as driving or rock climbing, for instance, without some proper training. So why do we get married without preparation? Me included. Thirteen years ago, when I married in my late thirties, I didn't give marriage preparation a second thought.

How To Avoid Marrying The Wrong Person

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Usually when we post features that have come from religious sites, they tend to get a lot of flack. But bear with us, because the top 10 ten marri...

Sharing Is Not Necessarily the Key to a Happy Relationship

Poorna Bell | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Poorna Bell

Surely the 'secret' to a good relationship is being able to cut through to the stuff you really need to talk about, that really affects the bones of your partnership than white noise about who bought what? Sharing: it's overrated.

How to Stay in Love

Jackson Bliss | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jackson Bliss

Love LB with everything you've got. Love her like you did six years ago, back when you were the boldest version of yourself. Love like you have nothing to lose except solitude, fear and cynicism. The audacity you had then is the audacity you need now.

What's The Secret To A Happy Relationship?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Having children is meant to be one of the most fulfilling aspects of life, but what's the real price of parenting when it comes to your relationship? ...

Agreeing With Everything Your Wife Says Is Not The Key To A Happy Marriage

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

When your husband has left his socks on the floor like an emancipated Christmas decoration for the umpteenth time, or proceeds to empty the dishwasher...

Is Judging Less a Positive Move?

Ava Cooper | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ava Cooper

Thankfully social perceptions of adultery have altered massively in recent years, with a lean towards more understanding on the matter rather than an instant dishing out of cold blame. Seeing things in black and white is fading out, as is the labelling of right and wrong behaviour.

How to Not Hate Your Own Wedding

Holly Poulter | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Poulter

Songbird Kelly Clarkson called off the big wedding she and her fiance were planning this October, because she was 'so overwhelmed' and 'so over' planning it... But for most couples, it's simply not possible. So if you've got to knuckle down and get it done, how do you manage to not hate your own wedding?

10 Conversations Every Couple Should Have Before Getting Married

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If marriage is on the cards, there's no doubt you'll know a fair amount about your partner - their likes and dislikes, bad habits, pet peeves. But...

Would You Want to Be Married to You?

Dr. Corey Allan | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Corey Allan

It's important to realize that in committed relationships, roughly two thirds of the problems are unresolvable. Two thirds! With the amount of issues in marriage that aren't resolvable, how do you create a lasting and passionate marriage?

Four Steps to Having 'Curl Your Toes' Sex in Marriage

Dr. Corey Allan | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Corey Allan

If there is one area that needs to be more openly discussed among married couples, it's this one... sex. It is easy to believe that no one else has difficulties with this subject. That other couples are having exciting, passionate, 'swinging from the chandeliers' sex every time. Fact is, you couldn't be further from the truth.

Could A Pill Save Your Marriage?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Oxford University researchers believe real-life 'love pills' - that solve common marital woes and keep the passion alive - could soon be making their ...

WATCH: Grandparents Offer The Most Adorable Marriage Advice Ever

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Kenny and Selma are wonderful. We know this because they made a video for their grandson's wedding day, and it is, quite simply, utterly adorable. ...