UK Marriage

Time to Reform Divorce Process to Stop Wealth Being Hidden

Fiona Hotston Moore | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK
Fiona Hotston Moore

Involving forensic accountants as a matter of course, or even legal requirement, would deter deception and reduce the pain and anguish. if assets were valued at the start of a separation the process of divorce might generally be less fraught.

Is Saying 'I Do' the Reasons So Many Relationships Fail?

Katy Horwood | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

Some predict that marriage will soon be a thing of the past, and people will no longer see the need to legally bind themselves together. I find this unlikely. Most people don't marry because they fundamentally believe in the institution of marriage itself, they marry because it's the most socially acceptable way to 'keep someone'.

Don't Forget a Thing on Your Wedding Day...

Simon Glazin | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Glazin

Planning a wedding can be a massive undertaking and making sure all the details come together on your big day can be quite challenging. Some people hire a planner, others want to take complete control, and others have a mother (in-law) who likes to call the shots.

Woman Makes 'Miracle Recovery' After Getting Married In Hospital

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Mandy Lloyd married her fiancé of 20 years Paul Curran while she was critically ill in hospital in January. The pair decided to have a bed-side we...

A Woman Named Rose Married A Woman Named Rosie - And It Was Perfect

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

World Happiness Day was extra special for two women who almost share the same name. Rose Dix and Rosie Spaughton, both prominent vloggers, got mar...

'Follower, I Married Him': Our Modern Marriage Obsession

Eloise Hendy | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Eloise Hendy

We have more options than ever before; the world is getting smaller by the day. Rather than attempting to fit ourselves into wedding-gift boxes, maybe we should be questioning why the gift-wrap still holds so much allure. Maybe it's time to blow the bloody doors off.

Wedding Dress Codes Explained

Marina Licht | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Licht

I have worked in the bridal industry for fifteen years, so as you can imagine, I have seen a lot of beautiful weddings. I can't tell you the amount of times I have looked at photographs of a stunningly dressed bride and groom, and then looked at the guests standing next to them, and thought, 'what are they wearing?'

Why My Husband is More Like a Dishwasher Than an iPhone

Kathryn Minchew | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kathryn Minchew

It is important to learn from ones mistakes. My Blackberry was like my first husband. It was the wrong decision from day one. I should have gone with an iPhone (and the redheaded hockey player who wore his dark side much closer to the surface).

Can't Chat: Have None

Georgia Mann-Smith | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Georgia Mann-Smith

Friends come over for dinner, I'm ecstatic to see someone who isn't a baby and doesn't want to discuss their episiotomy stitches, but then....I realise I have nothing to tell them. Yeah, the baby is good thanks. No, I'm not getting much sleep.

Dating Site For Married People Sued For 'Encouraging Cheating'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A French dating site which caters to married women looking to have affairs is being taken to court for allegedly breaching the country's civil law. ...

Keeping Kids Entertained at Your Wedding...

Simon Glazin | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Glazin

Let's be honest, when it comes to the issue of kids at your wedding (with the exception of your own...at a push), every bride dreads the possibility that they may have to endure screams throughout the all-important ceremony, or food fights during the speeches.

14 Ways to Go From 'Mum to Yum'

Bridget Harrison | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Bridget Harrison

What I would really have liked for Mothers Day, is something from inside me, and that is my sexy old self back. Not only do I know that sex is vital for the longevity of a relationship, and that is good for me. I miss it.

Always the Bridesmaid...

Gina Lyons | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Gina Lyons

In the past couple of years I have been to Berlin twice for hen do's, Amsterdam once, and stayed in London a couple of times. It's got to the point where my friends joke that I must be "attending another hen" if I can't make something. So, for my readers (hi mum), I figured I would do my hen planning advice.

A Musing on Monogamy

Lizzie Mulherin | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Mulherin

From hormone-driven first loves, to long-term partnered 20-somethings, to the newly wedded and those well-into matrimony; we've all witnessed at least one of the above cross that oh-so-fickle faithful line, leaving loyalty far behind.

Missing Pieces and New Horizons

Lynne Parker | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lynne Parker

A little piece of me has evaporated. Two little pieces in fact. I have a new home which is occupied by two of us rather than four; there is a full fridge and no pile of shoes and coats in the hallway. I am in silent mourning for something that is missing yet still not far away.

Ex-wife Wins Right to Claim Against Her Wealthy Ex-Husband 23 Years Later

Sara Davison | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

Is it fair? Well yes if they did not finalise their financial arrangements at the time of the divorce they have left themselves open to future debate. It is a clear warning to those getting divorced now and in the future to firmly bolt the financial gate behind them.

Why I'm Sick And Tired Of YouTube Proposals And Romantic Flashmobs

Brogan Driscoll | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Brogan Driscoll

Are people starting to plan their gestures around what will appeal most to the rest of the world instead of the person they're supposed to be in love with? Are people expecting big flashmobs and media interviews only to be disappointed with a meal at a local restaurant and a typical down-on-one-knee gesture?

Heterosexual Married Men: A Redundant Species

Katie Beswick | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Beswick

Let me make this quite clear to those married men who might be reading: when we're all dolled up, out on the tiles with our cleavage packaged alluringly in satin, clutching an expensive cocktail in our newly manicured paws, we do not want to talk to you.

Man Secretly Proposes To Girlfriend Every Day For A Year

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When Dean Smith decided he wanted to spend the rest of his life with his girlfriend Jennifer, he was in no rush to get the proposal over and done with...

Woman Divorces Husband Because Of His Sizeable Manhood

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Bigger isn't always better, as one woman found out shortly after clapping eyes on her husband's massive penis. Aisha Dannupawa, from Nigeria, who h...

Conscious Uncoupling Revisited

Sloan Sheridan-Williams | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sloan Sheridan-Williams

The term 'conscious uncoupling', coined by Dr Habib Sadeghi and Dr Sherry Sami, revolves around society's idea that marriage is forever. They suggest that humans have failed to adapt to the fact that nowadays we live longer. One needs to look inside oneself and identify emotional scars from their past.

Get a Job Ruling

Sara Davison | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

A Judge has recently ruled in the case of Tracey Wright that she should go out and get herself a job rather than rely on her ex-husband to provide maintenance for her to live on. This has caused huge ripples as there is now expected to be a huge rush to the courts to renegotiate divorce settlements.

What to Pack for the Perfect Honeymoon...

Simon Glazin | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Glazin

Yes, having the perfect venue/flowers/dress/cake/invites/guest list is super important, but when it's all over - and believe me, it goes very quickly - you want the best honeymoon possible to look forward to.

Why Straight Couples Shouldn't Be Banned From Civil Partnerships

Richard Adams | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Adams

Whilst this form of inequality is unlikely to be as damaging given the general lack of oppression experienced because of heterosexuality, it is still one that should be remedied, not least to remove the erroneous claims made from some quarters that gay, lesbian and bisexual people have special privileges.

Couple Die Holding Hands After 67 Years Of Marriage

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

After 67 years of marriage, Floyd and Violet Hartwig died just five hours apart. With their hospital beds pushed together, the pair held hands rig...