UK Marriage

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 27.04.2015 | 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...

The National Wedding Show 2015 London Olympia

Marina Licht | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Licht

From rustic wedding flowers to floral wedding stationery and cakes to vibrant mother of the bride ideas and elegant and feminine bridal wear, here is my pick of the best from The National Wedding Show 2015, London Olympia.

Planning Your Wedding - Advice From a Bride-To-Be

Claire Frances | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Frances

Anyone getting married knows that there is a certain amount of planning you just can't sidestep. No matter how big, or small, your wedding is going to be, you cannot avoid involving people, offending people or worrying about people.

What Gay Marriage Advocates Aren't Telling You

Jessica Shortall | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jessica Shortall

You know all those same-sex marriage advocates who keep saying that marriage equality is not going to have any impact on "traditional" marriage? The message is always the same: our quest for marriage doesn't have anything to do with your marriages, and it won't change a thing for you. They're wrong.

A Wedding in the Shadow of Cancer

Clare Atkinson | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Atkinson

On the day of my diagnosis, I did several things. First, I sat on a bench outside the hospital, my head on my knees, crying uncontrollably, as my partner quietly kept his arms around me. I stayed like that for some time before suddenly sitting upright and asking him if he would marry me.

10 Things You Need to Know Before You Become a 'Silver-Splitter'

Suzi Godson | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

Men seek a resumption of a private life - they want someone to 'come home to', whereas women seek a public life - they want someone to 'go out' with.

Forced Marriage - Is the UK Doing Enough to Prevent it?

Charlotte Baker | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK
Charlotte Baker

Between 2012-2013, the Forced Marriage Unit dealt with 1302 forced marriage cases involving 74 different countries. Many more suffer in silence, hidden away from society by their spouses and extended family.

Plan Your Marriage Before Your Wedding

Philippa Cunniff | Posted 18.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Philippa Cunniff

If you were one of the lucky couples to get engaged over Valentine's Day weekend, congratulations! This is a special and exciting time, and no doubt thoughts of engagement parties and wedding preparations are already providing hours of anticipation and joy.

Daydreamer...

Amy Anka | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Anka

If we are always projecting, and reflecting, then the people we are surrounded by, should give us an indication of the type of love that surrounds us. Of what we put out into the universe, we get back.

Why People With a Learning Disability Are Kissing on Camera for Valentine's Day

Sarah Drayton Thompson | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Drayton Thompson

Eventually Daniel got down on one knee and asked me to marry him. It was one of the happiest days of my life. Soon after came one the worst days of my life however. Our local authority forced me to take a mental capacity test - and then told me I didn't have capacity to decide to marry the love of my life.

First Kiss, Last Kiss

Katy Wright | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Katy Wright

Preparation was key and like any teenage girl, I had been practising my necking skills for a good year in the lead up to this Valentines disco. I would regularly snog the bathroom mirror or clench my hand into a fist and pretend it was Jon Bon Jovi (or Gary Barlow).

Adultery Isn't The Biggest Problem In A Relationship, Think Most Brits

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Valentine's Day may just just around the corner, but less than a third of Brits think having an affair would put their relationship under strain. A...

Love on the Agenda

Charles Elvin | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK
Charles Elvin

More than 70% of managers surveyed said they had no problem with workplace romance as long as those involved acted professionally.

How to Plan the Perfect Honeymoon

Jane Anderson | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Anderson

So you're engaged. Congratulations! And now you're both off on a rollercoaster of wedding planning to make sure one of the most important days of your life goes without a hitch. This is also a time when you realise you have a wonderful excuse for a holiday of a lifetime.

People Share Their Brilliant Thoughts On #WhatIsLoveIn4Words

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

With Valentine's Day fast approaching, love seems to be on everyone's lips. But what's the best way to say "I love you"? It is roses, chocolates o...

The Mathematics of Marriage

Shadi-Sade Sarreshtehdarzadeh | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Shadi-Sade Sarreshtehdarzadeh

For the next 10 minutes I would squeal, pause and catch my breath, catch sight of the ring, and then squeal some more. Repeat x 5. What was odder still, was that I felt some sort of sisterly connection with this girl, even though I don't think I even know her boyfriend/fiancée's name?!

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?

Sixth Date Syndrome

Lisa Edwards | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Edwards

Fortysomething men are not a demographic that are particularly interested in me and I've blogged before about them wanting younger women so that they can a) fuel their midlife ego and b) possibly have children.

Planning to Propose on Valentine's Day? Here Are Some Tips...

Simon Glazin | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Glazin

With Valentine's Day fast approaching, there must be many men (and some very modern women) who have a diamond-filled ring box ready to be opened, along with THE question of their life. But where to pop the question? And what with? There's some planning to do it seems, even before thinking about the actual wedding.

This is How I Feel About the Fair Skin Beauty Standards in South Asia

Amara Majeed | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Amara Majeed

It's not fair that parents of little girls start fretting when their daughters are seven or eight, thinking that no man will ever fall in love with them because of their dark skins; it's not fair that girls feel the need to cake themselves with skin-lightening creams and painfully mismatched powders in an attempt to feel beautiful.