Wife

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...

Putting a Ring on It

Rae Mullins | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rae Mullins

Wedding bells are on their way out - we mere mortals should expect to hear just a faint tingle of their quaint ding-dong. Yet I, along with many others, will be donning a white dress and saying 'I do' in just under a year's time. So why, quite frankly, do we bother?

Engaged and Confused: A Man's Guide to Marriage - Part 3: A Decent Proposal 1 of 2

Alex Smith | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK Comedy
Alex Smith

For those of you concerned, I had my hair cut around five days before the big proposal to ensure the hair had settled well into the new cut. Now you can all relax and enjoy this post as opposed to fretting over the possibility that my freshly cut hair wouldn't be up to the challenge.

Engaged and Confused: A Man's Guide to Marriage - Part 2: Ask Your Father

Alex Smith | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK Comedy
Alex Smith

'Perhaps we should sit down,' WHY DID I SAY THAT? Now he thinks I've killed someone he loves. Great start. With all of the calm of a fully charged vibrator I continued: 'I have something I need to ask you, I was wondering how you would feel, if you would be okay with, if you would allow me...(yep that's all the ways to say that sentence - must get to the point) if I asked Phoebe to marry me?'

Engaged and Confused: A Man's Guide to Marriage - Part One: Back Pocket Ring Burn

Alex Smith | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Comedy
Alex Smith

Have you ever felt that perhaps you have too much money? That the money you have set aside for a house, a car or that kidney transplant a doctor has told you that you critically need, could be put to better use? Perhaps it could be better spent making someone else's hand worth more than most people's car, well then perhaps you, like myself, have recently decided to get engaged.

The Big Day: A Reflection on the Journey

Michelle McKenzie | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Michelle McKenzie

My darling Hubby and I embark on the 10-hour train from Puno to Cusco as part of our Peruvian honeymoon. It's three days into our marriage and I still find myself feeling warm and fuzzy. We have reached one of life's biggest milestones and, reflecting on the whirlwind of excitement surrounding our wedding, we realise it has been character building in itself.

Accepting My Husband's 'Maleness'

Joanne Toner | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Toner

As an educated woman, I was fervent on being a success, earning my own money, whilst maintaining a good level of health, fitness, an active social life and when the time was right - we'd decide when to start a family, where we would both play an equal role as co-parents. I realise now that this was an unrealistic expectation.

The 12 Best (Worst) Lines Married Men Use to Try and Get You to Sleep With Them

Maria Chiorando | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Chiorando

Attempts by married men to entice you into their adulterous ways is a little like sitting in the cheap seats and watching events on stage unfold quickly in a bad Scandinavian melodrama. There's an unerring emotional pitch, and an intensity that veers from hysterical, to extra-hysterical.

The Day I Got My Kit Off for a Pop Video

Hugh Carswell | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Hugh Carswell

When we came to think about making the video for the single 'Take Hold', which is all about that incredible feeling of liberation, I wanted to try to capture a bit of that spirit - and the idea was born that we should feature some swimming, in particular, some underwater swimming.

'Paul, I'm Divorcing You. BTW I'm Keeping The Dog'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK

Hell hath no fury… A man was served a nasty shock along with his evening tipple in a bar in Wales after his soon to be ex-wife announced she was div...

Love is...

Mark Oborn | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Oborn

Words can't express how lonely I feel at the moment, and that is very definitely 'lonely' and not 'alone'. Those two words seem to have the same meaning on the face of it but they are so completely different.

Ready Made Love

Gina Lyons | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gina Lyons

I have a theory... I believe, (and I hope), that as many people my age come from the 'divorced parents' ilk, that when we set off into holy matrimony, we will put more effort into our marriage in the hope that it will stick...

'You're Getting F*** All'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK

An angry divorcee in Coalville, Leicester, has hung up a sign outside his house aimed at his ex-wife following what appears to be an acrimonious split...

Your Wedding Won't Be Perfect

Laura Babb | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Babb

You will save yourself a whole heap of wedding day stress by letting go. Turn up, get married, have a party. Don't worry about the details or the politics. Don't stress about things running on time because they never do. Ever.

Why Kissing Is Good For Your Health

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Singles beware. Not only does marriage reportedly reduce the risk of heart attacks, as Finnish scientists noted earlier this year, but kissing is also...

Quantum Leap: A Father's Faith

Yassin Alsalman | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Yassin Alsalman

Times are different now. We are a distracted generation. The tension is rising in our nations, as it did during our parents generation. We have been witness to media wars, and wars through media.

Are These The 6 Biggest Regrets Of Married Women?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

When anonymous strangers began confessing secrets to secretregrets.com, it became clear to the site's founder Kevin Hansen that the world had much to ...

What They Really, Really Want? Divorce 'Penalty' for Women's Success At Work and Home

Fiona Wood | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Fiona Wood

Sometimes women find it difficult to accept that courts do not take into account housework and childcare - what has been described by some as "marital minutiae" - when deciding what a fair settlement would be.

Who Won This Year’s Wife-Carrying Competition? (WATCH)

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

As a married woman there are certain times you can demand expect to be carried by your husband. Over the threshold is number one, followed in close se...

Would You Love, Honour And 'Submit'?

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The Anglican Archbishop of Sydney has today caused outrage in his defence of a controversial decision to change the wording of marriage vows in Austra...

Key To A Perfect Match...?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

They've been together for 64 years - an achievement Mel and Joey Schwanke of Fremont, Nebraska say is the result of wearing matching outfits every da...

I Feel Like a Fraud Not a Froude! Marriage and Changing Your Name

Rachael Simpson | Posted 28.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Rachael Simpson

The nuptials are impending and soon I must choose a moniker. Or not. My fiance and I are in the middle of 'Simpson VS Froude: The 2012 surname showdown' ahead of our wedding this July.

'He's Not A Monster': Wife Of Disgraced Captain Speaks Out

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse and Cosima Ungaro | Posted 25.01.2012 | UK

The wife of disgraced Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino has defended her husband in an interview with an Italian weekly magazine, saying he ...

Women - You Are Just A Commodity

David Morgan | Posted 14.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
David Morgan

I for one am sure that here at least common sense should prevail as the likes of Anton Kreil are a minority and for the record - in this instance - his opinions will place him firmly in the top 1% again, only this time it's of the top undesirable men.

Conversations With My Wife - a Tale of Love, Family, Political Dissent, Death and a Dog's Bottom

Mr Pickwick | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK Comedy
Mr Pickwick

Conversation is the social food we live on. Sometimes hot and spicy; sometimes windy with a tendency to repeat the following day. It finds its path ...