With dads being the primary earners in many heterosexual households, it was often the mother who gave up work to manage extra work at home during the pandemic. But what about heterosexual households where the mother was the primary earner?
A prenup allows couples to separate their debt from the debts of their spouse.
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A prenuptial agreement can help millennial couples navigate concerns about student debt in their marriage.
Recent research about business leaders and divorce has important implications for political leaders like Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who hold high-level positions of power and responsibility.
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The impact of divorce on job performance can be profound, affecting individuals on both personal and professional levels.
Justin Trudeau and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau announced that they were separating on Aug. 2, 2023.
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Divorce is still rare for high-profile politicians and any political consequences of the separation will likely unfold in the months to come.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau arrive at Westminster Abbey prior to the coronation ceremony of King Charles in London in May 2023.
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Many Canadians likely have a great deal of empathy for what Justin Trudeau and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau are going through right now — which is why opposition politicians should too.
Brides attend a mass wedding ceremony at the International Pentecostal Holiness Church, south of Johannesburg.
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The Marriage Bill should strike a balance between preserving non-discriminatory cultural and religious practices and promoting liberal values.
Who did the honors: clergy, a justice of the peace or just a friend? More and more weddings are performed by someone ordained online.
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A professor who has researched the Universal Life Church unpacks why many couples now prefer to hand-pick loved ones to perform their ceremonies.
Travel to Miami, and you might hear people say ‘get down from the car’ instead of ‘get out of the car.’
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It came about through sustained contact with native Spanish speakers who directly translated phrases from Spanish into English, a form of linguistic borrowing called ‘calques.’
Young women are not, as some believe, passive sexual beings.
There is a great deal of nuance around how young women negotiate their intimate relationships with men.
Wanning Sun spent nearly a decade talking to migrant workers at the Apple factory in China’s Shenzhen about their intimate lives – and how their relationships are affected by inequality.
Demonstrators carry a rainbow flag as they march demanding equal marriage rights in New Delhi, India on Jan. 8, 2023.
Trans and queer kinships provide emotional as well as material supports and care. But legalizing marriage alone would ignore such kinship ties.
South Korean women protest against sexism and digital sex crimes, such as the making of pornography using hidden cameras.
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The South Korean government’s embrace of gendered citizenship has fueled the virulent gender war between men and women, with digital sex crimes used as ammunition.
Women in parts of the world are victims of slavery.
The voices and actions of women who were enslaved reveal how oppression works and what made a difference to those exposed to it
News headlines tell you little about the realities of divorce for most couples.
Huge legal bills are the exception not the rule, and there isn’t much data about how couples decide to split their assets when a marriage breaks down.
A celebrity’s engagement ring can cost millions of dollars.
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Just like the rest of us, celebrities take different approaches to deciding who gets the engagement ring when they get engaged but never tie the knot.
Before the boxes are packed, you should square your expectations.
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Discussing some key topics before – or even after – they move in together can help couples successfully navigate this step.
Kate Legge’s husband was chronically unfaithful. So was his father, who was forced to leave the family home after revealing his mother’s affair. Legge reflects on generational love and infidelity.
Civil registries in the U.S. are spread across different local jurisdictions.
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Vital records document the birth, death, marriage and divorce of every individual. A more centralized system in the US could help public health researchers better study pandemics and disease.
Marriage has traditionally been touted as the goal to which everyone should strive, but remaining single is increasingly common.
Valentine’s Day can be isolating for people who aren’t in romantic relationships. But research shows there are benefits to remaining single.
Cohabitation reform is needed in England and Wales to better protect couples legally upon relationship breakdown.