Marriage Tips

Marriage Really Does Do The Heart Good

CP | Marilynn Marchione, The Associated Press | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Living

Love can sometimes break a heart but marriage seems to do it a lot of good. A study of more than 3.5 million Americans finds that married people are l...

The Secret to Why Couples Fight -- And It's Not What You Think

Susan Valentine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Susan Valentine

With our couple, Robyn feels insecure about their connectedness. She wants to feel close. So when he comes home late, she turns that into, "I'm not important. He doesn't care." She feels hurt or abandoned, and that's why she gets upset. On the other hand, Blair needs validation. His sense of identity and confidence are important.

20 Things You Should Tell Your Husband

2life | Posted 08.28.2013 | Canada Living

Just as men can use a little help when it comes to making their wives feel loved and appreciated — see our 20 Things A Guy Should Always Say To ...

Marriage Advice From a 91-Year-Old Woman

The Purple Fig | Posted 09.07.2013 | Canada Living
The Purple Fig

Last weekend a group of ladies went to Prince Edward County to celebrate one of our dear friend's upcoming wedding. On Sunday morning we schlepped into Picton to caffeinate and were greeted outside the small town café by an impeccably dressed 91-year-old lady with mischievous eyes and one helluva smile. The real climax came in the form of marriage advice to the soon-to-be bride...

The Secret Of A Good Marriage

Yummy Mummy Club | Posted 05.05.2013 | Canada Living
Yummy Mummy Club

I often have people confiding in me about their relationship issues (like I'm the resident expert?), and I have only one statement of advice that I share with everyone: Marriage is hard work! There you have it, folks -- no 12-step program to wedded bliss and no sound-bite, Dr. Phil-worthy, pithy pointers. Just the facts. The cold, hard facts.

How To Tell If Your Marriage Will Succeed

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Treleaven | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Living

In her book, For Better: The Science of a Good Marriage, Tara Parker Pope explores the scientific evidence that explains why some couples succeed and ...