Jul 4, 2014 — Rick Rayburn became a full-time caregiver to Marianne, his wife of 42 years, after she developed dementia. She may not be the woman he married, but he says she's helping him become a better husband.
Feb 28, 2014 — Everybody knows a healthy sex life is important for a good marriage. But keeping the spark in the bedroom may be even more crucial for older couples dealing with chronic illness.
Nov 25, 2013 — Ann and John Betar eloped on Nov. 25, 1932. Some said their marriage wouldn't last. More than eight decades later, they have "watched the world change together," John says. They hold the unofficial title of longest married couple in the nation.
Oct 25, 2013 — Imagine a device that would help men correct course when they mess up while trying to support the women they love. One breast cancer husband who did just about everything wrong when his wife was diagnosed says he would have welcomed a little back-seat driving.
Aug 13, 2013 — Lawyer Paul Rampell thinks too many couples treat getting married like they're going steady. Signing a renewable lease, he suggests, would make more sense for some.
May 25, 2013 — With rising economic power, a new generation of Indian women is giving matchmaking a modern twist. While most Indian marriages are still arranged, single women are increasingly making their own choices, meeting potential mates via marriage-focused websites and companies that organize group outings.
May 1, 2013 — A critical, unsupportive spouse isn't just a drag. That kind of mate increases the risk of major depression, researchers say. People can improve the quality of their relationships, Teo says. Interpersonal therapy and couples therapy can help identify communication problems and come up with practical improvements.
Dec 8, 2011 — It's well documented that marital happiness plummets with the arrival of a baby. But a study of more than 2,800 married couples identifies common traits that helped more than a third of them buck the trend.
Feb 13, 2008 — Are you waiting for Mr. Right? Or should you settle for Mr. Good Enough?