Perceptions of marriage abduction as a recent phenomenon hide the violence that has been done to women as part of culture.
Abortion and contraception were quite common among premodern Christians, who also celebrated women’s celibacy as superior to marriage and childbearing.
Unless there are safety reasons for outdoor weddings, it would be far better for local authorities to focus resources on making more slots available
Because any two consenting adults can get married in the US, a platonic marriage could pretty easily be pulled off. Legally speaking, though, it’s a sham.
In rural Kyrgyzstan, 1 in 3 marriages begins with an abduction. Older generations see this as a harmless tradition, but two brides have been killed since 2018. A study finds other problems, too.
Over the past 48 years, women in the US have married later, attained higher education and joined the workforce in record numbers. Could a conservative Supreme Court turn it all back?
The range of arranged unions that now exist can be thought of as a spectrum, and younger generations tend to prefer a love connection
An architect and a therapist share tips for improving your home without sacrificing your relationship.
The first survey of its kind in 15 years also indicated that the number of couples in which one partner makes decisions about giving for the whole household is rising.
Why Oprah’s interview with Meghan and Harry had many confused about when they were actually married.
Countries where traditional laws exist must uphold children’s rights and push for their best interest.
Not everyone wants romantic partnership and many singles find more happiness and autonomy in their solo life.
Men are increasingly expected to share housework and spend time with their partners and children.
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.