Romantic relationships are complex, but a foundation of friendship can help couples overcome their issues.
South African customary law should be understood from the perspective of dissonance between the past and the present.
New research suggests that the seeds of future romantic partnering patterns are planted in childhood and are visible even before adolescence.
The U.S. was an outlier in the 20th century. It’s been typical throughout human history, and even today, it’s common practice in most of the world.
In north India, there is a particular history of purchasing brides from other states. We tell just some of their stories here.
From geopolitical tensions over - very - personal data to user strategies, discover the workings of an industry that is responsible for one in three marriages in the United States.
Concerned about the state of marriage – and thus the ability of whites to procreate – eugenicists were behind some of the earliest modern marriage manuals.
Climate shocks and changing weather mean that farmers' incomes are
While some women may be actively involved in choosing their marital name, taking the man's name remains the norm.
Our study of 14,000 Australians shows the effect of 18 major life events on happiness and life satisfaction.
To afford sufficient protection to marginalised people in society - such as women in minority religious communities - the state must recognise and regulate religious marriages in a nuanced way.
Uncertainty and hardship will make many relationships more vulnerable.
Emily Klancher Merchant, a historian of science and technology at the University of California at Davis, shares some of the most interesting stories behind the 2020 census questionnaire
A couple and family therapist offers five tips for getting along while enduring physical distancing measures to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Cooped up with a partner and nowhere to go to break it up? Coronavirus social distancing... or another day in retirement? Research on older couples holds tips for everyone else on how to deal.
Scott Morrison has announced new limits of five people at weddings to prevent the spread of coronavirus. In the era of social distancing, it could even be time to consider legalising proxy marriages.
You've heard pregnant women talk about nesting, whether that's painting the nursery, or cleaning the house from top to bottom before their baby arrives. But new research turns 'nesting' on its head.
After the intensity of early courtship, even a healthy, happy relationship can feel lackluster. Psychology researchers have ideas for what can help you perk up your relationship rather than give up.
Support for European soccer clubs is defining relationships between spouses.
The age-old practice of priestly celibacy is now under fire, with the suggestion that the rules should be relaxed.