Wedding Fever

Wedding Fever

The cultural influences behind marriage mania—plus tips on what really matters when it comes to tying the knot.
What Makes a Man a Great Romantic Partner?

What Makes a Man a Great Romantic Partner?

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
If you’re looking for a good man, check out his attachment style
Can I Trust My Gut to Know I've Found My True Love

Can I Trust My Gut to Know I've Found My True Love

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
5 faster tests than cohabitation to decide if you're ready to leap into marriage
Marriage: 8 Dangerously Wrong Conventional Wisdoms

Marriage: 8 Dangerously Wrong Conventional Wisdoms

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Change this mistaken "wisdom" for a new you and a new marriage.
Fantasy Weddings Can Hurt More Than Your Wallet

Fantasy Weddings Can Hurt More Than Your Wallet

By Guest Bloggers
Does wanting to be a princess on the big day undermine women’s power?

Chart Your Relationship’s Future

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Three ways to diagnose, and predict, where your relationship is going

Relationships that are especially prone to love blindness

By Shauna H Springer
Tread cautiously with long-distance and internet-mediated relationships

The Business of Marriage

By Susan Pease Gadoua L.C.S.W.
Mergers and prenups in a changing world

7 Predictors of Long-Term Relationship Success

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
7 ways to making your love last

Want Love? Try Emotional Competence.

By Mark Banschick M.D.
The Psychology of Emotional Competence

Marry Young? That's What This Young Bride Suggests

By Robin Marantz Henig
A Millennial who married at 23 is urging her peers to marry young

Do you Need a Makeover, or a Makeout?

By Donna Barstow
Set your goals before the next party you attend.

Gay Celebrity Sex Addiction Scandal

By David J Ley Ph.D.
Allegations of sex addiction are thrown around in latest celebrity sex scandal.

Wedding Season 2: Weddings Weren’t Always Like This

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Weddings used to be about community, not just one couple.

Will It Last?

By Sean M. Horan Ph.D.
Four Factors That Predict Whether or Not You’ll Be Together For the Long Haul

Should Newlyweds Get All the Loot, and Other Impolite Considerations

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Should newlyweds really get all the loot?

Are Single People More Resilient Than Everyone Else?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
An expert shares widely-ignored evidence of why singles fare so well.

Mama June's Celebrity Wedding

By Laurie Essig Ph.D.
Honey Boo Boo Darling's mama gets hitched in a camouflage wedding gown.

Is Marriage a Status Symbol or a Rebuke to Uppity Women?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Why do accomplished women get handed a marriage script?

Marriage obsession gets recharged

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Would modern women give up their careers for marriage and children?

5 Reasons to be In Therapy

By Stephen L Salter Psy.D.
Getting the most out of life

Weddings, Funerals, Reboots - Capes and Cognitive Dissonance

By Travis Langley Ph.D.
Will cognitive dissonance increase commitment to new comic books or to the old?

Does Marriage Matter?

By Amie M. Gordon PhD
Does marriage make us more committed? According to testosterone, no.