Seven things maketh a happy marriage
Little celebrations, high standards, friends and more.
Marriage protects from heart disease
Married people are more likely to survive a heart attack.
The romance of a lifetime
Advice from a marriage veteran for Valentine's Day.
How to have a happy marriage (even when you’re busy with kids)
10 tips to consider in the lead-up to Valentine’s Day.
More marriage, more healthy habits
Getting hitched is a strategy for healthier living.
Problems of the heart
Marriage and its heart attack prevention qualities.
Marriage vs. smoking
Married people smoke less than the single, divorced or separated.
Bigger the wedding, more likely the divorce?
It's all about your attitude.
Marriage helps beat breast cancer
No pink ribbon can replace the support of a spouse.
Expert offer solutions to end marriage crisis
Ahead of a Vatican synod, an international group of experts has made some practical suggestions.
Married at First Sight
New TV show conveys that society's attitude to marriage is all wrong.
Married parents vs cohabiting parents
Married parents are economically advantaged and less likely to separate.
To take or not to take, your husband’s surname
Is this, like, a totally outdated tradition?
Getting married young? It’s good for your mental health
It also comes with less drunkenness and higher life satisfaction.
Bored with their bliss
More than half of newlyweds do not consummate their marriage that night.
Do traditional gender roles mean a better relationship?
Couples who maintain traditional gender roles seem to have more fulfilling sexual relationships.
A marriage for life keeps the doctor away
Turns out that lifelong marriage delays the onset of disease.
More siblings means less divorce risk
Two or more siblings mean you're more likely to marry and stay married.
Less marriage, fewer fathers
Marriage in the only institution which binds a father to his children.
The pressure of proposing
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?”
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Family Edge looks at news and trends affecting the family in the light of human dignity. Our focus is the inspiring, creative, humorous, annoying, ridiculous, and dangerous ideas in the evening news. Send tips and brainwaves to the editor, Tamara Rajakariar, at tamara.rajakariar@ mercatornet.com