The No. 1 thing all successful couples do

In their quest to discover what makes love last, clinical psychologists and researchers John and Julie Gottman interviewed more than 3,000 couples and followed some for as long as 20 years. They have also studied more than 40,000 couples who are about to begin couples therapy. Of course, there is no formula for a long … Read more

Rita Moreno Reveals The Hard Truth About 45-Year Marriage

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Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied divorce after 11 years of marriage

NEW YORK — NEW YORK (AP) — Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied have divorced after 11 years of marriage and two children. The Oscar-winning actor and Millepied, a choreographer and director, finalized the divorce last month in France, where they live, People magazine reported, citing a representative for Portman. A representative for Portman declined comment … Read more

This Is Me…Now: A Love Story film review – J Lo’s self-indulgent, sweet homage to love | Films | Entertainment

According to the lead single from Jennifer Lopez’s second album, released a couple of years after her first divorce from Ojani Noa, love don’t cost a thing. Almost 25 years and three further marriages later (via Cris Judd, Marc Anthony and now Ben Affleck), the Latin pop diva revisits that statement in a semi-autobiographical companion … Read more

Tennessee Bill Would Allow People To Refuse To Marry LGBTQ+ Couples

The Tennessee Senate passed a bill Monday evening that would allow people to refuse to perform a marriage that they don’t personally agree with. Senate Bill 596 says “a person shall not be required to solemnize a marriage if the person has an objection to solemnizing the marriage based on the person’s conscience or religious … Read more

Usher Secures Marriage License With Girlfriend Jennifer Goicoechea

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No. 1 mistake people make during divorce

As a celebrity divorce lawyer, Laura Wasser has seen her fair share of wacky requests.  “A couple once had a parrot they were fighting over,” Wasser, who has represented  Kim Kardashian, Britney Spears and Ariana Grande, and is the chief evolution officer at Divorce.com, says.  When emotions are raw, it’s tempting to hand these disputes … Read more

The No. 1 phrase I’ve seen ‘destroy’ relationships—it creates a ‘power discrepancy’

So many unhealthy relationship dynamics are fueled by poor communication skills. As a Harvard-trained psychologist who has spent 20 years working with couples, I’ve found that the most damaging way to communicate with your partner is with contempt. Contempt is the belief that a person is beneath you, worthless, or deserving of scorn and ridicule. When someone … Read more

The No.1 reason people get divorced

If you’ve followed any celebrity divorce in the last 30 years, you’ve probably caught a glimpse of Laura Wasser’s career.  Wasser, a divorce attorney at Wasser, Cooperman & Mandles and the chief of evolution at Divorce.com, has represented Kim Kardashian, Britney Spears and Ariana Grande.  Celebrity divorces aren’t all that different from civilian divorces, she … Read more

Legislative panel shoots down South Dakota bill to raise the age for marriage to 18

PIERRE, S.D. — Sixteen- and 17-year-olds call still wed in South Dakota after a legislative committee shot down an effort to raise the age of marriage to 18. The House State Affairs Committee on Monday voted 8-5 to reject the bill and let stand the current law, which lets 16- and 17-year-olds marry if they … Read more