Archive for October, 2015

The benefits of being truly happily married

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Most people probably believe that a good marriage is good for us—physically, mentally, and emotionally. It just makes sense that if our primary relationship is good, it will enhance our life and help us ward off loneliness and the anxiety that can come when feeling all alone. Not to mention all the perks that having […]

Knowing they are the one takes time

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

A new survey has shown that when people are focused on finding an instant romantic connection, they can miss out on real love. Writer Nicola Hughes tackles this topic as she paints a picture of herself making a connection on Tinder, then heading out to meet this new guy who she is already envisioning as […]

Tis the season for getting engaged and breaking up

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

According to data gathered from Facebook users a few years back, August through October are the safest times to be in a relationship. By this, I mean that there are fewer break-ups during these months that the rest of the year. This data also showed that the greatest number of break-ups occur very close to […]

It’s #NoBraDay today

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

It’s No Bra Day today, and it’s trending at the top of twitter. Why is this important besides the need to continue to put a spotlight on breast cancer? For starters, women continue to feel as though how they look is the most or one of the most important aspects of who they are. Men […]

Forget romance: Check their credit score

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

New evidence keeps coming in on the importance of financial stability in a relationship. According to a recent working paper from the Federal Reserve Board, credit plays a big role in people beginning and staying in, committed relationships. So much for big blue eyes, great legs, a witty personality, and all the other attractions we […]

How is your spouse performing?

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Elizabeth Bernstein, Bonds columnist for the Wall Street Journal, wrote a great piece the other day on the usefulness of marital performance reviews. Most of us are familiar with performance reviews done by supervisors at work, but the idea of doing these at home is a fairly novel concept for most people.
The way we usually […]

The Donald’s Melania

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

When they met, she was Melania Knauss, a Slovene model, and almost 25 years younger than her suitor, Donald Trump. They have now been married for 10 years and have one son. On the surface, most people think, “trophy wife.” However, those who know them say differently.
He is boisterous, aggressive, and deal-making—speaking out against immigration, […]