Papyrus fragment suggests that Jesus had a wife
Researchers caution the text of the papyrus appears to have been written centuries after Jesus lived, so its accuracy is in question.
Marriage drives women to drink, study suggests
Drinking behaviors are influenced by a variety of factors, including spousal drinking habits, sociability and marital stress coping.
Math equation gauges celebrity marriages
Created in 2006 by scientist Garth Sudem, the Sundem/Tierney Unified Celebrity Theory is surprisingly accurate, the New York Times reports. According to the formula, Prince William and Kate Middleton will stay married, but don’t bet on Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes.
Prop 8 decision praised by psychological group
The American Psychological Association has hailed the overturning of Prop 8, citing marriage’s positive effects on health and wellness.
2012 weddings will be greener, less expensive and more intimate
Maybe it was one too many in-your-face episodes of “Bridezillas,” or maybe it was Kim Kardashian. Whatever the precipiating factors, after a decade of damn-the-budget, over-the-top, weddings-as-competition, the trend for weddings in the coming year seems to be the opposite: Budget-appropriate, classy and even a bit more mature.
Double dates are good for your marriage
Couples seek out both ‘emotion-sharing’ and ‘fun-sharing’ couples to interact with and learn from.
Marriage or cohabitation: Which is better for your health?
Findings call into question the value of using limited resources on campaigns to promote marriage over other family forms.