UK Marriage

Men Spend More On Girlfriends Than They Do Wives

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Women can kiss expensive gifts goodbye once they're married, as new research shows men spend more money on girlfriends than they do wives. The surv...

Couple Tie The Knot A Year Early So Groom's Dying Mum Can Be There

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A couple brought their wedding forward by a year so the groom's mum could fulfil her dying wish to see them tie the knot. The couple, Tyler and Ama...

Husband Lists Reasons His Wife Cries And It's Beyond Hilarious

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A witty husband has shared a hilarious list of all the things his wife cries at. Aaron Gillies has been married to his wife Lex for a year, during ...

Man Declares Wife, Who Is A Nurse, A 'Hero' In Touching Facebook Post

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A man has shared a touching tribute to his wife on Facebook and captured the hearts of thousands of people around the world in the process. Bobby ...

Changing Your Name Isn't What It Used to Be

Jenny Laville | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jenny Laville

I am a feminist and I kept my own name when I got married, but I don't see the two as being especially linked. Maybe I'm a terrible feminist, but I didn't really have a deep ideological battle over it. It didn't really come to that for me. I just like my name and didn't want to change it.

Devise The 'Perfect' Wedding Proposal With This Online Tool

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There's not a day goes by when we aren't bombarded with a video of some epic wedding proposal making us feel terrible about ourselves. (Yes, we get it...

Raquel Welch Makes Surprising Marriage Admission

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

Raquel Welch has revealed that her turbulent love life hasn’t put her off getting married in the future. READ MORE: Raquel Welch Still Has Plent...

The World's Best Boutique Honeymoon Hotels

Lucy McGuire | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy McGuire

The allure of a 'boutique' hotel industry is clearly growing. While there will always be a need for global hotel chains where the service is engineered to the mass markets, we're now in an age where even the most unadventurous of travellers are dipping their toes into the world of 'authenticity'.

Why My Mum Walked Me Down the Aisle

Linda Ayoola | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Linda Ayoola

It wasn't until the night before the wedding my decision was solidified. My dad called me to say he wouldn't be attending the wedding, simply, because of pride, if I am honest. When he said that, I didn't think it was supposed to hurt as much as it did. But it did. Inside I was crying. I am only human.

Lost Libidos, Awkward Sex and Fertility Windows

Ella Mathews | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ella Mathews

Over the past couple of years, a combination of chronic pain, work-related stress, feeling miserable and all the associated medications have destroyed my libido. Obliterated it even, like sexual napalm.

15,000 Reasons To Celebrate The Same-Sex Marriage Law

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK

More than 15,000 same-sex marriages have taken place since it became legal, new figures have revealed. Over half of couples who wed in the 15 month...

Couple Get Married, Their Dog Couldn't Be Happier For Them

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Proof, if ever proof were needed, that dogs just love weddings... View post on SEE ALSO: This Dog Will NOT Pose For Your Wedding Ph...

Surviving My Husband's Suicide

Lily Temperley | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lily Temperley

I loved telling him that out of everything in the world, he was my favourite. He was my rock as I tried to validate myself and grab at any chance to climb the slippery corporate ladder. I wish that I'd spent more time with him rather than at my desk, doing monotonous hours of what I now see as meaningless work.

The Real Reasons We're Not Getting Married

Sarah Tinsley | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Tinsley

The fact is, people treat you differently when you're married. And not in a good way. I was baffled when, at the age of twenty-six, people my age asked me where my husband was on a night out. As if we were a fused being. They asked if he was messy, like cleaning was now my job.

Kids Are Hard - Marriage After Kids Is Harder

Nicole Thomas | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Parents
Nicole Thomas

Baby arrived and our expert exchanges rapidly turned to shit. It was frightening how quickly it deteriorated into utter chaos. You're pre-warned about how it changes everything - the usual guff about no sleep, no social life, etc. However, we just weren't prepared for how it fundamentally changed us as people.

Couple Invite Strangers To Crash Wedding

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Weddings have a habit of being a bit same-old. You go, people get married, you get pissed, the DJ plays 'Build Me Up Buttercup' and you go home. T...

Lemon Cupcakes With Coconut Buttercream Recipe (and a Recipe for Marriage)

Holly Bell | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

A marriage is not a wedding day. When you've had your first massive married row you really won't care about whether you had live goldfish on the tables (yep, I used to work at a wedding venue as a waitress, I have seen it all, including bridesmaids and grooms doing unmentionable things behind the bins.

Woman Accidentally Texts Stranger, Now They're Married

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who accidentally sent a text to the wrong number has ended up marrying the stranger she sent it to. Three years to the day (27 June) after ...

How I Planned My Wedding With Anxiety and Agoraphobia

Phoebe Miller | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Phoebe Miller

Naturally and completely rationally (ha) I was afraid of having a panic attack on my wedding day. My main concern was that once I was in that church, I couldn't leave until I was married. It was that mental feeling of being trapped.

A Letter to my Darling Firstborn

Reneé Davis | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Parents
Reneé Davis

If I've learnt nothing else, it's that life whizzes by at a blink and you'll miss it rate. Never was there a more apt phrase for parenthood than 'the days are long, but the years are short'.

Man Proposes To Girlfriend With Brilliant Homemade Monopoly Board

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When Justin Lebon decided it was time to propose to his long-term girlfriend, Michal Ott, he wanted to give her a surprise to remember. So Lebon, f...

Feminists Are Revolting Against The #NoHymenNoDiamond Facebook Page

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A Facebook page titled 'No Hymen No Diamond' has caused a social media storm, with thousands of people speaking out against the 'sickening' content. ...

Men Reveal The Moment They Knew Their Marriages Were Over

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When you look back on your marriage after a divorce, you can usually pinpoint a few moments that should have signaled it wasn't going to last. May...

Woman Dumps 'Cheating' Husband Using Roadside Advertising Board

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK

A jilted wife chose a novel way of dumping her "cheating" husband - by using a roadside advertising board. The woman, known only as Lisa, is said t...

Elderly Man Sings To 93-Year-Old Dying Wife, Breaks All Of Our Hearts

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Tissues at the ready. An elderly man has been filmed singing a love song to his dying wife in what is quite possibly the most heartwarming video w...