This change comes after centuries of discrimination against illegitimacy.
England and Wales remain outliers in Britain when it comes to modernising weddings legislation. Couples are looking for laws that accommodate more personal ways of finding meaning.
Can you be a woman with agency, be a feminist and have faith? After her marriage breaks down, former Pentecostal preacher Louise Omer travels the world in search of answers.
Heteropessimism is an attitude of disappointment, embarrassment or despair at the state of heterosexual relations – specifically about being in one.
Women in more prestigious jobs than their husbands were seven times more likely to experience physical and emotional violence, compared to women ranked lower than their husbands.
Marrying the husband of your deceased sister was legally considered incest, leaving women of all classes in ruinous circumstances.
The reform finally brings the divorce process into the 21st century.
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.