UK Marriage

Elderly Couple Torn Apart After 62 Years Of Marriage Because They Can't Live In Same Care Home

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Wolf Gottschalk, 83, and his 81-year-old wife, Anita, have been married for 62 years. But for the first time in decades the pair are living apart. The...

Don't Give Up on Love!

Jolene Setterfield | Posted 14.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jolene Setterfield

Don't ever give up on love. One thing I believe to be true is that, life is ALWAYS conspiring on our behalf, and I have absolutely no regrets in any of it, no matter how hard it got (and boy did it get hard!!). Keep the faith, keep looking ahead and allow your heart to soften, and your dreams to blossom. Don't let life toughen you too much, often when there is a heartbreak it can be a blessing in disguise to allow an even better match in to your life.

Exterminate or Come to Bed?

Emma Critchley | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Tech
Emma Critchley

Robots have really come on from when I was a child. When I was growing-up, the closest I got to a robot was on Dr Who. They wheeled about shouting "ex...

Groom Surprises Bride With Amazing First Dance... That Doesn't Include Her

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The first dance is always a memorable moment for newlyweds, but this bride will never forget the moment her husband took to the dance floor. Hunter He...

Marriage Pacts With Friends: Do They Ever Work?

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

In the lulls of singledom, between one failed Tinder date and the next, any fool knows to have a reliable (but sadly rarely attractive) friend to be y...

Wedding Planners Share The Worst Bride and Groomzilla Experiences Ever

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Wedding planning can bring out the best and worst in people, resulting in pre-wedding day nerves at best and a full-scale meltdown at worst. Everyone ...

Elderly Couple's Anniversary Photo Shoot Is Beyond Adorable

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

An elderly Chinese couple have showed their love for one another is still going strong in a stunning photoshoot. Wang Lijin, 95, and Huang Caozen me...

Is It Me..? When You Realize You've Been the Problem In Your Relationships All Along

Kathrine Bejanyan | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kathrine Bejanyan

The foundation of family, children and the happily ever after picture should be, first and foremost, built on a firm relationship of love, trust and intimacy between two individuals. The goal, therefore, should first be developing a deep of connection with another person.

84-Year-Old With Pancreatic Cancer Fulfills Dying Wish To See Granddaughter Marry

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

An 84-year-old woman with pancreatic cancer has lived to see her granddaughter get married, in what was a bittersweet moment for the family. June, who...

The Surprising Factor That Can 'Improve Cancer Survival'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Married people are more likely to survive cancer than those who are single, new research has suggested. A study of almost 60,000 blood cancer patients...

Marriage: The Rings or the Love?

Jennifer Gilmour | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jennifer Gilmour

I don't remember the actual moment when we made the decision to marry but it was because of what we learnt from the loss of two such important people from our lives that we suddenly felt that it was important to us and important that we didn't waste time waiting.

Can a Feminist Get Married?

Emma Critchley | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Critchley

I am married but I am not controlled by my husband and lo and behold if he ever tried. Yes, I am a stay-at-home mum but Mr C also appreciates that I juggle this with my writing work. Therefore, we share housework, cooking and when it comes to the ironing....I don't touch it! Mr C does it all.

Woman Denied Bereavement Payout Because She Wasn't Married To Partner Of 16 Years

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 22.05.2016 | UK

A woman is taking the Government to court for breaching her human rights after being denied bereavement damages when her partner died - because they w...

'She Said No, Then Yes' - An Engagement Story

Suzi Ruffell | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK Comedy
Suzi Ruffell

It's an exciting time to be gay. Well, it's an exciting time to be me. Feel free to grab a bucket to vom in. I am newly engaged and therefore an absolute bore to anyone who has to spend any time with me...

This Wedding Was 44 Years In The Making

SWNS | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A couple in their eighties have finally tied the knot after dating for a whopping 44 years. Colin Dunn, 84, and bride Sally Smith, 82, first met in 1...

The Rules Have Changed: Gender Roles in Modern Society

Kathrine Bejanyan | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kathrine Bejanyan

At the heart of most relationship problems nowadays is unclear expectations and contradictory roles or goals between partners. Modern couples are plagued with a whole set of new problems - where to live if each partner's job is in a different location?

Are Traditional Weddings an Outdated Notion for a Millennial Generation?

Lisa Hoptroff | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Hoptroff

When you think of the word wedding, what image does this conjure up for you? For me, it's stress, money pressures, anxiety and months of planning that I simply don't have time for. I am just a bitter old cynic? Perhaps, but let me try and explain why...

Has Independence Ruined Women's Happiness in Relationships?

Kathrine Bejanyan | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kathrine Bejanyan

Are women increasingly more independent and less happy? That certainly can be the case, however, this has less to do with women and more to do with independence. Any one person who has the burden of responsibility of doing everything on his or her own is going to feel overwhelmed, stressed and unhappy.

Marriage After Children: The Real Life Tale

Gemma Devaney | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Parents
Gemma Devaney

I blame Disney, Twilight and 50 Shades of Grey for my warped vision of perfect relationships after kids. Those books and movies filled me with an unrealistic view of relationships. Like how Mr Disney made me believe I needed to grow up to find my Prince Charming in order to live happily ever after.

My Husband, Not My Helper

Victoria Leith | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Leith

I have lay-ins on weekends. I make sure I am the one who tends to our babes at night, every night, since their births. I let my husband sleep. I make dinner, he makes dinner, sometimes one of us does more, the other does something different. We are always doing something of value to add to our family.

The Art of Conflict

Dr. Bill Cloke | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Bill Cloke

We all know that if we are angry, critical, mean spirited and we shut each other out there is no good end to this kind of interaction. So why do we still do it? One answer is that we don't know better.

How Being Married Could Boost Your Chances Of Surviving Cancer

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Being married boosts your chances of surviving cancer, new research suggests. A new study of almost 800,000 cancer patients' data in America found tha...

Couple Who Split After Second World War Get Engaged 70 Years Later

SWNS | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A second World War hero who split up from his fiancée after suffering shell-shock is about to have the wedding he missed out on - more than 70 years ...

People Are Getting Married Later - And It's Easy to Understand Why

Josh Moorcroft-Jones | Posted 01.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Josh Moorcroft-Jones

Marriage later in life is a fantastic option and one that every young couple should consider, especially if they plan on spending their lives together either way.

Why Aren't Spinsters Eligible?

Sophie Tanner | Posted 28.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Tanner

The benefits of sologamy are numerous; I am definitely still in the honeymoon period. I take my commitment to myself seriously and see being single as a viable lifestyle choice.