Bride price practice has both social and psychological implications for the men who pay and those women for whom it is paid.
While some argue that Western LGBT+ ideals have no place in Asia, a new ruling in Hong Kong shows that these values have no bearing on the law.
The US divorce rate has fallen steadily over the last 30 or 40 years. It's likely because young adults are taking more time to decide to marry.
Many of us go through life in the hope of finding the ideal soulmate -- our missing half. The reason may be deeply embedded in religious beliefs.
Part six of The Anthill podcast's India Tomorrow series focuses on the concerns of young Indians.
Canadians are almost three times more likely to desire an open relationship than to be in one, according to new research.
We are three professional women who all made different decisions regarding name changes.
A country's tax policies say a lot about what it values – and some of America's tend to promote inequality.
The concept of common law marriage is actually quite recent. While legally erroneous, a widespread belief in this myth has served a social purpose.
A new study examined how growing numbers of single women in one of the world's most expensive cities are contributing to its gentrification.
Rather than focusing on specific cultural practices, we need to concentrate on all forms of economic abuse as coercive control.
South Korea is facing a low fertility trend. Valentine's Day serves as a reminder to help ease the domestic burden on young women so they can consider partnerships again.
It might be human nature to undervalue what's chugging along doing fine while imagining there's a mythical 'best' partner out there somewhere. A psychology researcher has advice.
Will your marriage be better if you and your partner are genetically compatible? Is there any evidence that certain genes make someone a better or worse partner? And if so, which genes should we test?
Rachel was by Jackie's side during his most trying moments. Throughout a journey that required self-control, grace and perseverance, she was the unsung hero.
Singles can face mistaken stereotypes and value judgments that they are less happy, or lonelier. For many, being single is simply a relationship preference or even an orientation.
Reforming laws relating to unmarried couples is long overdue. But it can also represent an affront couples’ autonomy and erodes the freedom to choose to live in non-marital situations.
A new study suggests that Americans face an 'economic bar' to marriage. Before they walk down the aisle, many couples want to have a house, a bank account and a job that offers health insurance.
Marriage equality was a major step forward for Australia. But women in both marriages and cohabiting relationships continue to deal with inequality and gender-prescribed roles.
It is vital to make room for "queer" ideas about same-sex marriage.