Understanding body language: There are several areas of the body and positions that can telegraph one's true feelings. Ideally you want to read as many as possible, not just one. Here are some places to start.
Though not as scandalous as it was in Mrs. Robinson's day, society still looks askance at older women who date younger men. But couples say the age gap is a boon, if it matters at all.
Unmarried people number 102 million, according to the Census Bureau. It's certainly a large enough number for celebrating National Unmarried and Single Americans Week, this year Sept. 16-22.
When it comes to consuming calories with a person of the opposite sex, sharing meals sparks significantly more jealousy than meeting that same person for coffee, according to a new study from Cornell University researchers.
While Americans' support for interracial marriage has become nearly universal and mixed marriages twice as common as they were 30 years ago, dating across ethnic lines still carries apprehensions.
Having reservations as marriage looms is common and not always a bellwether of doom. The tough part is distinguishing between standard anxiety and serious doubts — and, if it's the latter, mustering the courage to walk away.
With most brides today involved in picking their engagement rings, getting a Yes typically is a foregone conclusion and the greatest pressure lies in pulling off a creative, re-tellable and, for some, YouTube-able proposal to knock a girl's socks off.
The nursery might be painted, the crib assembled and the folic acid loyally consumed, but the life-altering experience of caring for a newborn takes even the best-prepared new parents by surprise.
As people wait longer to marry, set higher standards for a spouse and become increasingly comfortable with the idea of staying unhitched, they also suffer more anxiety around the marriage decision.
Work-life balance, that elusive holy grail of modern fulfillment, is in the eye of the beholder. Experts offer ways to find a strategy that provides time for passion in both relationships and career.
Over the past 50 years, marriage has slid from an economic and sexual necessity to an optional milestone. With married couples now representing less than half of American households, some people wonder, What's the point of marrying at all?
The bachelorette party, part of the endless procession of pre-wedding festivities, has evolved in some circles into a brides-gone-wild phallus frenzy, a raucous farewell to singlehood that somehow equates female bonding with public humiliation. How did it come to this?
A third of Americans say they lie to their spouse about money, but even seemingly harmless financial fibs cause erode the trust relationships need to thrive or snowball to create a credit nightmare.
Wedding bells cause enough headaches without the noise of outdated or misguided rules. Here are five wedding myths that happy couples and their guests can banish from their to-do lists to save money, time and grief.