A new visualization of US Census Bureau data reveals—in soothingly colorful bars and interactive key metrics—that married people are the weird ones. And you’d be surprised how many Americans get married at 15.
Single? Lonely? Looking for more commitment? Well, this chart will tell you when you’ll probably get married, based on your employment status, education, race, and gender.
You think that your long-distance relationship is hard to maintain? Then think about the relationship of Amiko Kauderer NASA public affairs officer and her boyfriend Astronaut Scott Kelly, who is halfway into his Year In Space mission.
What to do if you need to serve divorce papers to a spouse that’s nowhere to be found, or dodging your calls and visits? Send them a Facebook message, of course. This is now an accepted way to start the process of ending a marriage.
A recent investigation into the causal relationship between marriage and life satisfaction found that people who regard their partner as their best friend derive more satisfaction from their marriages than others.
The decline in marriage in America is often blamed on a number of different factors: Cultural changes, economic strife, the rise of cohabitation... and now the easy availability of porn online is getting fingered.
There is a growing trend, for which the internet is probably to blame, of people eschewing traditional, down-on-one-knee proposals for flashmobs and drones and giant Transformers robots. It was all bound to end in tears — specifically, with a crane smashing through an apartment building. In the name of love.
Evolution is an affront to young-Earth creationists because it conflicts with Biblical accounts of the origins of life and suggests that humans are animals, as opposed to beings made in God's divine image. But it's increasingly clear the case against evolution has also become entwined with opposition to gay marriage.
Elisabeth Sheff is a sociologist and the author of The Polyamorists Next Door: Inside Multiple-Partner Relationships and Families. She's here today to answer questions about the changing landscape of American marriages, relationships, and family systems.
The folks at Google Glass put together a Valentine's Day video showing the Glass-eye view of five couples' marriage proposals. It's cute. It's heartwarming. It's the worst.
In modern western society, marrying your cousin is not well accepted, particularly in the United States. Through a combination of old prejudices and present-day conventional wisdom about inherited birth defects, first cousin marriage is seen by many as a little too close for comfort, as well as a bad idea if you want…
Couples' unconscious feelings can be used to better predict their future happiness than what they actually say, according to a study of newlyweds.
It’s a myth that’s been around for nearly a century: Most of us are destined to meet our spouses during those magical/fraught years that make up college. But is there any truth to it? Facebook’s crack team of data scientists have mined our collective Facebook data to find out—and some of their results are pretty…
A nut from the reality TV show Baseball Wives showed up at her husband's house with enough weaponry to kill 10 people. Anna Benson, estranged spouse of former big leagues player Kris Benson, wore a bulletproof vest and carried a monstrous revolver that fires shotgun shells, a cop billy club and a "Batman knife."
Yesterday, we celebrated after the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act. But you know what a victory for marriage equality means? More weddings. And more places to celebrate them. Here are 12 beautiful chapels, gardens, and barns—one for each state where marriage is for all.
Today was a historic day for equality, as the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the misleadingly named Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Futurist thinkers have been imagining this day for years, and back in 1990 Newsweek gave hints about what marriage might look like in the world of tomorrow.
Another Republican in the U.S. Senate has joined two other GOP senators in supporting gay marriage. In an opinion piece posted to her Senate website, Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) says that conservatives should support marriage equality because conservatives want government to stay out of private lives.
With a third of all American marriages now starting with online dating, there's some good news for all the Match.com and OkCupid couples planning to get married: People who meet on dating sites are less likely to separate or divorce, and they're also happier than married couples who meet the old fashioned way.
A new study has revealed that more than a third of new marriages start online. What’s more, couples who meet on the Internet tend to have happier and more enduring marriages.