Hef? The Marrying Kind?

There are two schools of thought on Hugh Hefner. According to one school, he’s a skeevy old has-been in his pajamas who created this cheesy media company in the dark ages that exploited both bunnies and women, and who now stars …

Why Married Men Are Less Antisocial

A good marriage civilizes men. At least, that’s what it looks like, since fewer married men are antisocial. Married men are more responsible, less aggressive, less likely to do something illegal and more mentally healthy than single ones.

Will Polygamy Be Legalized in Canada?

Canada is home to publicly funded universal health insurance, legal gay marriage, a justice system with no death penalty and several relatives of Michael Moore. So it’s safe to say the nation has some significant ideological …

Who Needs Marriage? Men, Apparently

Men, the stereotype goes, are dragged to the altar, fingernails clawing the floor of the church aisle into splinters until the very last step. There may be some truth to that, but once the marriage is underway, the shoe seems to …

How Prince William is the Model Modern Groom

A royal wedding is a big fat, tasseled (often literally) deal. Outside of fairy tales and Disney movies, new princesses don’t come around too often. But the engagement of Prince William and Kate Middleton is actually a textbook …

Spouses Might Not Grow More Alike With Time After All, Study Says

Spend enough time with someone and you’ll grow to be just like them, the conventional wisdom goes. But is it really true? A new study from Michigan State University suggests not.

Instead, those researchers say, most people simply choose to marry like-minded others. In data covering more than 1,200 Minnesota couples, men and women who …

How couples meet

Nearly 30% of new couples now meet online. Today the Internet is the second-most common way to meet a partner, according to results from the How Couples Meet and Stay Together Survey, with web introductions ranked only behind introduction by mutual friends.

Marriage 101

Getting married during challenging times — say, during a global economic downturn — can put stresses on your budding relationship that most couples aren’t forced to endure for years. Yet, according to researchers, there may be an upside to testing your bond early on.

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