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Your Phone is the Worst Wedding Accessory: Industry Experts Tell All

YOUR PHONE IS THE WORST WEDDING ACCESSORY: INDUSTRY EXPERTS TELL ALL The Gottman Institute Something borrowed, something blue, here are…

Sleeping With the “Enemy”: Navigating Relationships in the #MeToo Era

SLEEPING WITH THE “ENEMY”: NAVIGATING RELATIONSHIPS IN THE #METOO ERA Nicole Schiener As I laid beside my husband during the…

I Got Married in Jeans but Our Marriage Got Serious

I GOT MARRIED IN JEANS BUT OUR MARRIAGE GOT SERIOUS Luke Dani Blue Editor’s Note: We’ve been studying relationships for the…

A Letter to My Younger Self on My Wedding Day

A LETTER TO MY YOUNGER SELF ON MY WEDDING DAY Shantel Patu Dear younger self,  I’m writing to explain what…

Why Conventional Marriage Wisdom Is Wrong

WHY CONVENTIONAL MARRIAGE WISDOM IS WRONG Christopher Dollard & John Gottman Marriage is one of the oldest social, economic, religious…

Facts About Long-distance Relationships

FACTS ABOUT LONG-DISTANCE RELATIONSHIPS sheqoz How Long is the Distance? Depending on what you refer to as long distance, expectations may…

‘Arrogant.’ ‘Ruthless.’ And Unapologetically Themselves

‘ARROGANT.’ ‘RUTHLESS.’ AND UNAPOLOGETICALLY THEMSELVES Maya Salam “I feel this team is in the midst of changing the world around…

Both Partners Are Never Equally Satisfied in a Romantic Relationship

BOTH PARTNERS ARE NEVER EQUALLY SATISFIED IN A ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIP Kyle Benson Without extensive research, one might assume that both…

Why Are Pregnant Women So Sweaty?

WHY ARE PREGNANT WOMEN SO SWEATY? Jessica Grose A lot of parenting questions boil down to: Is this a thing, or…

The Many Faces of Family and Love: There Is No “Best” One

THE MANY FACES OF FAMILY AND LOVE: THERE IS NO “BEST” ONE Bella DePaulo A commonsense manifesto for valuing all…