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Happily ever after doesn't have a finish line

Happily ever after doesn't have a finish line

My husband and I have been married for 33 years. Now I don’t share this to receive high fives, whoo hoos or anything like that. I share this because there’s a reality that comes with those 33 years and it’s called ongoing work. Quite honestly, in my younger, more naïve years, there was a time when I thought that after a certain number of years – although I’m no longer sure what that number was – that we would have seen it all with each other, figured it all out and finally get to a place of smooth sailing, day in and day out.

Why it's a BAD idea to get into a relationship

Why it's a BAD idea to get into a relationship

At a recent training we attended, the group brainstormed a list of all the negative things we've heard about relationships. Here are a few: "You have to give yourself up, amputate parts of yourself." "You learn exactly how to hurt each other, and then you do it." "Betrayal, deceit, bitterness, blow-ups and painful silences." "You're either controlling, or being controlled." "Little nit-picky criticisms which destroy the love day by day."

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What to expect from your first year as a parent.

Yes, New Parents Fight A TON. Here's How To Keep The Peace

You and your partner likely share a vision of the perfect little family you will be after the arrival of your first baby, but, in reality, most couples fight more than ever after a newborn arrives. YourTango Expert Rhona Berens shares the real reasons new parents fight so much and offers 3 tips to help keep the peace.