Remarrying can lead to the happiness you always craved throughout your first marriage, but if you don't learn from the past, you're bound to repeat the same mistakes. Live, learn, and follow these cues from this relationship coach.
Getting remarried is a big step. Make sure your relationship remains ever lasting and doesn't end up in another divorce.
With nearly one-third of marriages in the United States being second-time unions, more and more couples are giving love a second chance by saying 'I do' all over again. But what can you do to make your next marriage last long after the honeymoon is over?
A recent study conducted by the Marriage Foundation revealed a surprising statistic: although 45 percent of marriages end in divorce, only 31 percent of second marriages fail. So what makes men more willing to work at keeping their relationships strong, fulfilling and everlasting?
When you get remarried, the chances of the union being successful are much higher than the first marriage. Why? Because second-timers go into marriage with the rule book. Here's a list of the four strongest reasons why second marriages are successful.
While in the U.K., women who are looking to get married are more inclined to lean towards divorced men, the opposite is true for the U.S. Second marriages tend to fail faster than first marriages. In this article, Mary Jo Rapini reveals some tips to help make sure a remarriage works out when a first marriage did not.
Athena was the Greek Goddess who was defined by the overwhelming presence of her father Zeus. Persephone was the Queen of the Underworld who was fundamentally personified by her father's immense absence. Only through a spouse did Persephone grow beyond the daughter psyche and become an adult. Athena grew into adulthood on her own but her father's presence was so strong that no man could take his place.
Confession time. For a brief period of time, six years, I was married to a much older man. Back then 33 seemed really old and wise to a 19-year-old. He was a natural choice. Never around. From 19 to 25 I lived like I was single thanks to a spouse who was only in town one or two weekends a month. He'd leave me an allowance in our joint bank account and pre-arranged all the bills to be paid. For me it was an ideal arrangement.
Second marriages are about as likely to survive as first ones. Is forgiveness the key to making marriage last? The economics of sex and commitment. An ode to shower sex. Giving your husband a threesome. And, when dirty talk gets a little awful and a lot sexy.
I've been divorced for seven years and at this moment, marriage or a long-term relationship does not appear to be on the horizon. And I'm not sure I want it anymore. The thought of being with someone 24/7 is daunting.
Preparing for Your Second Marriage is Very Different From the First Time The premier Remarriage Showcase for Encore Brides will be held in metropolitan D.C. on May 14 at River Creek Club in Leesburg, VA. So, what is this event? Who cares? And, why on earth do remarrying brides need an event just for them? Can't they just go to the multitude of bridal shows and expos that are already out there?
For every email or comment I get thanking me for writing my book, How To Get Divorced By 30, or for expressing in articles and blogs how a first marriage can be a positive rite of passage, I get an angry email or comment asking, "How dare I destroy the sanctity of marriage!"
I love weddings. I stop dead before store windows to gaze at gorgeous dresses and drool over diamond rings. I'm thrilled when I happen upon a noisy banquet in a Chinese restaurant. I read the New York Times wedding announcements every Sunday. I love watching "Say Yes to the Dress." But I don't want to get married again.
Besides the fact that never has a racial minority appeared as the Bachelor or Bachelorette on ABC's long-running reality show, we continued to be surprised by contestant Jason Mesnick's choices on last night's episode.Things that would make us sweat (not in a good way)—like being prepared to move cross-country for someone you've known for 48 hours—seem to make this guy smile. Here, a list of things this Seattle-based single dad likes in a lady.