I tried to get to the root of my unhappiness. I married a man who loved and respected me (and vice versa). I didn't give up my career. I was doing everything "right." So why didn't it feel right? Maybe it was because I was having a tough time losing the pregnancy weight. Maybe it was because postpartum depression was no stranger to me, but sleep certainly was. But that was all normal, wasn't it? Happily ever after was just around the corner, right?
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In the run up to the big day, bookies have been minting fortunes. Odds were offered on the music, the honeymoon venue, the color of the Queen's hat. Even the length of the sermon. Will the bride's wedding car break down before her prince whisks her off in a ceremonial coach? What shade of white will the dress be? Will Prince Harry remain sober for his best man speech? Will his trousers split? The gloomiest bets by far have been on how long the marriage will last. Some say a day. Some, a lifetime. One to 10 years seems to be the favorite.
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A disturbing new make-out gadget, or a long-distance relationship tool of the future? We'll let you make up your own mind about the "Kiss Transmission Device," although we'd be lying if we said we weren't a little weirded out.
Prince William and Kate Middleton did not have a prenup, according to "senior royal sources."
Listen up, single parents looking for love: Match.com has released a new study that reflects the growing number of single parents dating (and finding success!) online.
Happy Cinco De Mayo! They say that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, so what Mexican dishes will you and your sweetie indulge in today?
As if being obese didn't have enough pitfalls, findings published in the Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy suggest that the extra pounds can weigh down your sex life. A weight loss drug study involving 134 women and 91 men, who were all moderately to severely overweight, revealed that when probed about their sex life, obese people are more likely to report less sexual satisfaction than the general population.