Françoise Gilot: ‘It Girl’ at 100

The painter, writer and the only woman with the spunk and self-determination to leave Picasso has a few things to say about success, personal style and the nature of intimacy.

#art, #content-type-personal-profile, #gilot-francoise, #marriages, #picasso-pablo, #women-and-girls

What Does It Mean to Be Committed in 2022?

The Times Weddings editor Charanna Alexander discusses the decision to move away from the traditional Times wedding announcement and her plans for the section.

#marriages, #weddings-and-engagements

Talking to Voters From Both Parties

Readers are upset that Republicans in one of the focus groups still believe that the election was stolen. Also: Vaccine mandates; marriage and divorce.

#democratic-party, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #marriages, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #supreme-court-us, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vaccination-and-immunization

The Benefits of Bickering in Marriage

A relationship is a shared story, even if it’s hard to agree on the details.

#drought, #floods, #love-emotion, #marriages

Watching a Partner Change Is Hard. Accepting It Can Be Harder.

We don’t marry one person as much as we marry one version of a person. But accepting the person a partner may become can be more challenging.

#dating-and-relationships, #marriages

New York Times Wedding Feature Submission Form: Apply Here

You may also have questions about how this process works. We have answers.

#content-type-service, #marriages, #new-york-times, #weddings-and-engagements

Mental Health on College Campuses Amid Covid

Student suicides, a shortage of counselors and stories of resilience. Also: Just one Republican; guardianship abuse; spouses’ love-hate relationships.

#anxiety-and-stress, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #depression-mental, #marriages, #mental-health-and-disorders, #republican-party, #spears-britney, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #united-states-politics-and-government

What Does Marriage Ask Us to Give Up?

More and more Americans are single, living lives of hard-won independence.

#di-prima-diane, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #families-and-family-life, #marriages, #parenting

Why Marriage Requires Amnesia

Do I hate my husband? Oh for sure, yes, definitely.

#marriages

One Chaste Marriage, Four Kids, and the Catholic Church

A son reflects on his parents’ commitment, endorsed by the Catholic church, to cohabit chastely like “brother and sister” to avoid mortal sin.

#abstinence-sexual, #celibacy, #marriages, #parenting, #roman-catholic-church

Theirs Is a ‘Traditional Untraditional’ Union

The Tony Award-winning actor Daisy Eagan and her husband Kurt Bloom, who are in an open relationship, share how they designed a marriage that works for them.

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #marriages

Malala Yousafzai Is Married in England

Ms. Yousafzai, a Pakistani activist and the youngest-ever recipient of a Nobel Peace Prize, married her partner at a small ceremony in Birmingham, England, she said on Twitter.

#asser-malik, #birmingham-england, #education-k-12, #england, #marriages, #pakistan, #weddings-and-engagements, #yousafzai-malala

Where to Stream 6 Princess Diana Movies Online

The film “Spencer” is the latest in a long line of TV and movie depictions of Diana. Here’s a selection.

#charles-prince-of-wales, #corrin-emma-1995, #diana-princess-of-wales, #king-charles-iii-play, #marriages, #movies, #royal-families, #the-crown-tv-program

Men in Gaza Imprisoned Over Wedding Loans

Like many men in Gaza, Wasfi al-Garosha regularly returns to prison for failing to repay a wedding loan. His trip back, always on foot, reveals much about the stresses of life in the Strip.

#credit-and-debt, #embargoes-and-sanctions, #families-and-family-life, #gaza-strip, #hamas, #marriages, #palestinians, #weddings-and-engagements

The Paradox of Alimony for Men

The Supreme Court ruled that alimony is gender neutral in 1979. But, to some, women having to dole out spousal support still comes as a shock.

#alimony, #child-custody-and-support, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #marriages

Royal Wedding in Japan Goes Off With Little Fanfare

The tortuous path to marriage for Princess Mako of Japan leads to a registry office in Tokyo and most likely a life abroad.

#japan, #komuro-kei, #mako-princess-of-japan, #marriages, #royal-families, #women-and-girls

Marriage is Declining in America

This is a development with enormous consequences for how we define family and adulthood in general, as well as how we structure taxation and benefits.

#dating-and-relationships, #marriages, #pew-research-center, #social-conditions-and-trends, #united-states

How a Missing Sock Changed My Life

Not the sock itself, but a note attached to the sock. (Actually, the guy who wrote the note.)

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #marriages

The Highs and Lows of Finding Love on the Spectrum

Not surprisingly, the romantic lives of autistic adults are just like those of neurotypical adults: never easy.

#autism, #dating-and-relationships, #marriages, #single-persons

How Erika Girardi Dominated ‘Real Housewives’ This Season

Erika Girardi is famous for her lavish lifestyle. Now her husband’s law firm has been accused of misappropriating millions of dollars. It’s all unfolding on TV.

#beverly-hills-calif, #brockovich-erin, #celebrities, #compensation-for-damages-law, #frauds-and-swindling, #marriages, #reality-television, #social-media, #suits-and-litigation-civil

Can a Good-Enough Marriage Make for a Great Divorce?

In continuing to share a home, along with our teenage kids, my ex and I have found true partnership.

#dating-and-relationships, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #marriages

We Wanted to Split Up. OkCupid Had Other Ideas.

Did we really want to throw away 98 percent compatibility?

#dating-and-relationships, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #love-emotion, #marriages, #online-dating

Divorce Can Be an Act of Radical Self-Love

I didn’t divorce my husband because I didn’t love him. I divorced my husband because I loved myself more.

#careers-and-professions, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #marriages, #parenting

Jill Biden Is Chasing the President’s Most Elusive Campaign Promise: Unity

As the president tries to prove that bipartisanship is still possible, the first lady is not standing on the sidelines.

#content-type-personal-profile, #first-ladies-us, #marriages, #northern-virginia-community-college, #united-states-politics-and-government

Before a ‘Classy Dinosaur’ Wedding Came Leukemia and I.V.F.

Kaitlin Flannery and John Mancini met in Palo Alto, Calif., and moved across the country together, until a shocking diagnosis meant they had to live apart for a while.

#cancer, #in-vitro-fertilization, #marriages, #weddings-and-engagements

As Courts Reopen, Divorce Filings Are on the Rise

Whether the pandemic caused new problems or amplified old ones, divorce cases have family lawyers and judges busier than ever.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #marriages, #suits-and-litigation-civil

Divorce Stinks, But It Could Be Your Superpower

A divorced mother of two finds a new sense of pride in learning how to manage a home and much more, on her own.

#divorce-separations-and-annulments, #marriages

A Love Worth the Phone Bill

As teens, Jody Prendergast and Lancelot Ferguson spoke so much on the phone — she in Rosedale, Queens, he in St. Mary Parish, Jamaica — that her father cut the cord. Their connection persisted.

#citizenship-and-naturalization, #jamaican-americans, #marriages, #weddings-and-engagements

From a Sale, Lace Undergarments, Never Worn

My mother told me if I didn’t marry by 25, I would end up “on the shelf.” Still single at 36, I’m learning to appreciate the view.

#love-emotion, #marriages, #muslims-and-islam, #single-persons

My Stepdad Has Alzheimer’s. Can My Mom Date Someone Else?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on marriage vows and stolen library books.

#alzheimers-disease, #ethics-personal, #marriages

Financial Advice for Couples: How to Keep Things Equal

Whether you’re newlyweds or not, your marriage can only benefit from a better balance that eases the stress on both of you. But be ready to talk — “we” statements only, please.

#content-type-service, #financial-planners, #income-inequality, #marriages, #personal-finances

Off the Field, at Her Bedside, Where I Should Be

I’ve spent my life preparing for the biggest games a person could play, but nothing prepares you to be a caregiver who has to watch a loved one slip away.

#elder-care, #football, #marriages, #new-york-giants

Can You Manifest Your Perfect Match?

Some relationship coaches believe healing from past traumas and dating with intention can help you find your person. But it may cost you over $10,000.

#coaches-and-managers, #dating-and-relationships, #marriages, #single-persons

Who Gets the L.L.C.? Inside a Silicon Valley Billionaire’s Divorce.

A couple are heading to court to decide who is entitled to a fortune, started in the earliest days of Google, that includes valuable California real estate and stock holdings.

#allison-huynh, #alphabet-inc, #computers-and-the-internet, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #google-inc, #marriages, #scott-hassan

How to Tell Your Family and Friends You Eloped

Over the last year, elopement has emerged as a ceremony of choice for many couples, because of pandemic-related capacity restrictions and other logistical hurdles.

#customs-etiquette-and-manners, #emily-post-institute, #marriages, #post-lizzie, #weddings-and-engagements

Love Letter: Finding Unconditional Love in a Plush World

And: Legally married at last.

#dating-and-relationships, #friendship, #marriages, #toys

Older Singles Have Found a New Way to Partner Up: Living Apart

Fearing that a romantic attachment in later life will lead to full-time caregiving, many couples are choosing commitment without sharing a home.

#dating-and-relationships, #elderly, #marriages, #national-alliance-for-caregiving

Three Musical Notes, 1,848 Miles and a Lifetime of Memories

Instead of walking down the aisle, the father of the bride escorted his daughter to her new husband in a road trip to Texas, forging a new, special bond.

#marriages, #parenting, #road-trips, #weddings-and-engagements

Committed to Each Other … and Therapy

Melissa McCue Lawson and William Lawson were almost a missed connection. 29 years of marriage later, they don’t take each other for granted.

#dating-and-relationships, #marriages, #weddings-and-engagements

When the Truth, and My Groom-to-Be, Stood Naked Before Me

Our partners can make us aware sometimes of important realities — ones we may be afraid to face — in the most loving of ways.

#love-emotion, #marriages, #weddings-and-engagements

Love Letter: Embracing Your Sensual Side at Any Age

And: falling in love on Zoom.

#love-emotion, #marriages, #sex

7 Ways to Reset Your Relationship

Experts say couples can emerge from the pandemic stronger than ever by learning from the past and looking toward the future.

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #marriages, #parties-social, #psychology-and-psychologists, #sex

Child Marriage in North Carolina Must End

Pregnancy and parenting do not justify making a child a bride. 

#children-and-childhood, #marriages, #north-carolina, #sex, #sex-crimes

Queer Y.A. Literature’s Healing Power

New Y.A. literature, television and film let me imagine a better future. 

#books-and-literature, #love-emotion, #marriages, #movies, #same-sex-marriage-civil-unions-and-domestic-partnerships, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #transgender-and-transsexuals

Modern Love Podcast: Was It Me or Our Astrology?

After heartbreak landed Amisha Patel on her parents’ couch, she began to wonder whether her love life was predetermined.

#astrology, #dating-and-relationships, #india, #love-emotion, #marriages

How to Prep Your Relationship for Post-Pandemic Life

Experts share tips on how couples can adjust to spending time apart again.

#content-type-service, #dating-and-relationships, #marriages, #quarantine-life-and-culture

Wedding Bells for Two 95-Year-Olds

Joy Morrow-Nulton and John Shults Jr., both widowed twice after 60-plus years of marriage, celebrated their 95th birthdays and wedding.

#elderly, #marriages, #parties-social, #weddings-and-engagements

As Life Slowed Down, They Got Creative

The actor and comedian Niecy Nash and her wife, Jessica Betts, a musician, reveal how crab legs, skinny dipping and therapy improved their life as newlyweds.

#marriages, #nash-niecy, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #same-sex-marriage-civil-unions-and-domestic-partnerships, #ventura-county-calif

The Wedding Dress Repurposed

How women are fashioning the white dress to bring awareness to a variety of issues.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #marriages, #women-and-girls

The Lazy Person’s Guide to Domestic Equality

No lists, no charts.

#marriages, #parenting