Marriage


Marriage vs. smoking

Nicole M. King | 17 November 2014
Married people smoke less than the single, divorced or separated.

Bigger the wedding, more likely the divorce?

Tamara Rajakariar | 21 October 2014
It's all about your attitude.

Marriage helps beat breast cancer

Nicole M. King | 17 October 2014
No pink ribbon can replace the support of a spouse.

Expert offer solutions to end marriage crisis

Michael Cook | 03 October 2014
Ahead of a Vatican synod, an international group of experts has made some practical suggestions.

Married at First Sight

Nicole M. King | 16 September 2014
New TV show conveys that society's attitude to marriage is all wrong.

Married parents vs cohabiting parents

Nicole M. King | 20 August 2014
Married parents are economically advantaged and less likely to separate.

To take or not to take, your husband’s surname

Tamara Rajakariar | 08 August 2014
Is this, like, a totally outdated tradition?

Getting married young? It’s good for your mental health

Nicole M. King | 31 January 2014
It also comes with less drunkenness and higher life satisfaction.

Bored with their bliss

Tamara Rajakariar | 14 October 2013
More than half of newlyweds do not consummate their marriage that night.

Do traditional gender roles mean a better relationship?

Nicole M. King | 25 September 2013
Couples who maintain traditional gender roles seem to have more fulfilling sexual relationships.

A marriage for life keeps the doctor away

Nicole M. King | 18 September 2013
Turns out that lifelong marriage delays the onset of disease.

More siblings means less divorce risk

Nicole M. King | 17 August 2013
Two or more siblings mean you're more likely to marry and stay married.

Less marriage, fewer fathers

Tamara Rajakariar | 24 June 2013
Marriage in the only institution which binds a father to his children.

The pressure of proposing

Tamara Rajakariar | 26 April 2013
Somewhere along the way, proposals have become almost bigger and more important than the engagement (and dare I say, marriage?) itself! A topic I’ve been thinking of writing about, it became reinforced today when I read an article titled “Are proposals the new weddings?”

The real lives of 20-somethings

| 26 March 2013
Pop cultures gives a false impression of the lives of twenty-something Americans by leaving out the children they are having, marriage scholar Brad Wilcox writes in Slate.

My marriage and modernity

Veronika Winkels | 22 March 2013
As a twenty-year old arts student with one year left of my degree, I admit it must have been natural for some people to respond to my engagement last year with less-than-enthusiastic sentiments.

Pride and Prejudice at 200

| 31 January 2013
The romantic appeal of the novel is, of course, at odds with its outmoded gender paradigm.

Marriage is different from cohabitation - Canadian court

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 January 2013
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Quebec can exclude cohabiting couples from receiving spousal support in the event of relationship breakdown.

How online dating makes commitment harder

Carolyn Moynihan | 22 January 2013
The Atlantic magazine has an article arguing that online dating is undermining monogamy.

Younger generation has more faith in marriage

William West | 01 December 2012
Young Americans are placing more importance on marriage as a "life goal" than their parents, and want to get married younger.

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