Black women and girls must protect ourselves. Still, I wish I could relax into the plush comfort of a relationship.
I no longer believe that a woman’s decision to change her name signifies anything except what feels right to her.
A bill to protect marriage equality might now, improbably, become law.
I like the romance of Bennifer 2.0 as much as the next person, but her name change makes me wince.
Nancy Cardwell was a successful newspaper editor in New York. Then she took up tango, started spending time in Buenos Aires — and met Luis.
Life’s biggest problems are hard to tame with rationality.
He always thought his father was the only one at fault. Until one day, deep into adulthood, his mother asked him if they could go on a walk.
Olivia Jean married the celebrated musician Jack White mid-performance, but she has a plan all her own.
Beijing is giving incentives to stem a demographic crisis, but its control over childbirth and its suppression of women’s rights are making it difficult for some aspiring parents to start a family.
After two years of tumult, these essential conversations can help couples talk about what’s working, what’s not and where the relationship is headed.
After a horrible divorce, they managed to develop a fragile friendship in their 80s.
As his country’s most famous designer, Sabyasachi has persuaded Indians to see the luxury in their fashion heritage. Can he persuade Americans too?
From her Oakland commune, a dating coach has made a big business out of her data-driven approach to modern romance.
The same fundamentals apply to patriarchal systems, whether in Hollywood or India: Threats to men’s status can provoke broader resistance than you might think.
Learning about love from his fellow detainees gave a young Yemeni man hope.
In his new book, ‘Us’, Terrence Real explores how ‘enlightened self interest’ could save your relationship.
I want to normalize significant periods of confusion, exhaustion, grief and unfulfillment in marriage.
Tanto en India como en el borrador del fallo Roe v. Wade en Estados Unidos, todavía ocupa un lugar preponderante un juez inglés que escribió que las mujeres estaban obligadas por contrato a los maridos.
Both in India and in the Roe v. Wade draft ruling roiling the United States, Lord Matthew Hale — an English judge who wrote that women were contractually obligated to husbands — still looms large.
The political theorist Patrick Deneen thinks “liberal totalitarianism” is plundering America. Is he right?
Akihiko Kondo and thousands of others are in devoted fictional relationships, served by a vast industry aimed at satisfying the desires of a fervent fan culture.
Financial infidelity destroys trust. It can deliver a serious blow to your post-career planning, too.
Clients paid fees up to $30,000 as part of the yearslong scheme, an affidavit said. Some applications falsely claimed the clients had been abused by their spouses, prosecutors said.
When the last thing you share is your pharmacy rewards account.
Some couples who’ve ended their marriages are finding common ground right at home.
When in pain, it helps to know someone who has experience treating it.
As “The Bachelor” franchise enters its 20th year, still-married couples who met on that show and “The Bachelorette” discuss how they’ve built lasting relationships.
The Ketanji Brown Jackson hearings unleashed some deeply retro Senatorial opinions.
Over crosswords, Rubik’s Cubes or Scrabble, these couples bonded through their shared love of puzzles and games.
While officials say a new law has helped save marriages, the bigger challenge in the country’s demographic crisis is that fewer people are getting married in the first place.
I found it so easy to judge other people’s ceremonies. Then, along came Thomas.
She turned a cactus-derived face mask into a multimillion-dollar beauty business. Her husband, the actor Ernest Borgnine, gave it a surprise assist.
An instinct for detecting health problems, and a healthy appetite for sex, have bonded Brian Gari and Jeanne Cathcart for the last 12 years.
Couples recount the experience of having two or three wedding events because of the pandemic, a trend some experts say will continue to influence how many celebrate.
Once a symbolic way for enslaved people in the American South to recognize their marriages, modern couples say that this tradition is a way to honor those who did it before them.
Could you fall in love with someone who can’t quit the thing you hate?
The case may settle a question left open in 2018: how to reconcile claims of religious liberty with laws barring discrimination based on sexual orientation.
The symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can push couples to their breaking point, but there is hope for those willing to seek help.
In “Born of Lakes and Plains,” Anne F. Hyde draws attention to the roles that intermarriage played in the development of the American West.
What if joy is found in not getting exactly what we want?
And parenthood doesn’t have to be where passion goes to die.
Peter taught me to laugh at fate as we lived our dream. At least for a while.
Women are not always comfortable saying what they need from their partners.
A trans woman’s passport photos show more than the countries she has visited.
The number of weddings expected in the United States in 2022 is a number not seen since 1984, when experts say a confluence of economic and cultural events led people to the altar.
If the predictions pan out, there will be some 2.5 million weddings in 2022 — the most since 1984 — and yet it’s never been more difficult to plan one. Here’s what couples should expect.
In her memoir, “Foreverland,” the advice columnist opens up about her own marriage.
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.
The Times Weddings editor Charanna Alexander discusses the decision to move away from the traditional Times wedding announcement and her plans for the section.
Readers are upset that Republicans in one of the focus groups still believe that the election was stolen. Also: Vaccine mandates; marriage and divorce.