COLUMBIA, Mo. — Perhaps love and marriage don’t go together like a horse and carriage after all. A new study finds that older Americans looking for love are latching onto a new trend that tempers the demands of a committed relationship, a phenomenon known as “Living Apart Together,” or “LAT.”
Spurred by a divorce rate that has doubled among this demographic since 1990, many older singles— often divorced or widowed— have taken on “an intimate relationship without a shared residence.” New research was conducted upon the increasingly popular relationship arrangement among those 50 years of age or older.… Read More
Do those who fight for marriages ever think that a couple should divorce?
At Marriage Radio, we fight for marriages. Since 1999 we’ve been able to help three out of four married couples in crisis resolve their seemingly insurmountable problems and save their marriages.… Read More
Are you having dreams of exchanging vows and marrying your best friend? If so, you’ve probably convinced yourself that you are ready for marriage. But do you really have the skills you need to make your relationship a success?
There is no doubt that getting married is a huge commitment.… Read More
Does your wife yell, scream, and swear at you? Do you feel like you can’t talk to anyone about your relationship because they just wouldn’t understand? Is your relationship making you feel like you’re slowly going crazy?… Read More
My “Aha Moment” happened because of a package of hamburger meat. I asked my husband to stop by the store to pick up a few things for dinner, and when he got home, he plopped the bag on the counter.… Read More
Some medicines can may make you aggressive, suicidal or even homicidal
Includes drugs for high cholesterol, asthma or acne, or even the Pill
Researchers found that taking statins can make some women violent
When you take a commonly prescribed drug for a physical condition such as high cholesterol, asthma or acne, or even the birth control Pill, you may be alert for signs of physical side-effects.… Read More
The star of Bridget Jones’s Baby shares the relationship lessons he’s learned.
Even McDreamy has faced his share of relationship problems. In a recent interview featured on the new streaming channel PEN: People/Entertainment Weekly Network, Patrick Dempsey opened up about his marriage struggles.… Read More
New research at the University of Illinois examined data on nearly 1,500 men and 1,800 women between the ages of 52 and 60 and found that couples who resist traditional gender roles, or who shoot for a so-called equal marriage, are less happy than those who swim with the tide.… Read More
While most of us might agree that a Valentine’s Day date at a fast food joint is kind of the worst thing ever, Burger King is prepared to fight that stigma. This year, the Israeli version of the OG chain is offering a romantic boxed food for two called the Adults Meal—designed for those 18 and older, so bring your ID—that comes with two Whoppers, two packets of fries, two beers, and a “romantic adult toy.” Spoiler alert: That means sex toy.… Read More
Is your spouse emotionally disengaged or maybe even physically gone? Have you tried searching to figure out what you can do to bring your spouse back or make your spouse want to be in your marriage at all anymore, only to find yourself completely overwhelmed?… Read More
I casually mentioned a trip my husband and I took to a bed and breakfast and she started sobbing. I reached out and took her hand, waiting until she had calmed down before I asked her to share with me what was wrong.… Read More
Yep, we are talking about sex. SEX! And instead of a lengthy article, I’m going to give you a list of tips for better sex you should understand, assuming you’ve had sex before. We at Marriage Radio believe that being a great sexual lover to your spouse is extremely important and that we all should do our best to fulfill, excite, arouse, and put a big smile on the face of our spouse.… Read More
The first reaction by so many following a withdrawal or break-up is not to leave the other person alone so he can miss you. But to do the opposite which is to overwhelm him with your presence.
You’re thinking that if you communicate enough with your guy and persist in continually asking for a status update, not only will you soothe your impatience but your clearly expressed interest and desire to get him back will help him do so.… Read More
Many of us realize that the success or failure of our marriage affects more people than only the husband and wife. A recent study confirms this, finding that children of divorced parents have a greater likelihood of being “religiously unaffiliated” as adults than those raised by married parents.… Read More
Many married couples face difficult times when one or both of them feel that giving up on their relationship would be easier than continuing. This video shows a couple where the husband has decided he wants out of the marriage. He is so serious about ending their marriage that he signs the divorce papers and pushes them in front of his wife for her signature.… Read More
Married? Separated? Divorced? This podcast is ESSENTIAL for getting through the holidays without going crazy.
Justin Prince, program director of What About Me (a site for children and parents experiencing divorce), joins us to reveal THREE KEY THINGS to do to avoid having a stressful, terrible holiday season filled with fighting, disagreements and hurt feelings.… Read More
We make time for lots of things in our lives – chores, working out, coffee with a friend, keeping up with our favorite shows, reading, working, walking the dog, and all kinds of other things that are crammed into our busy schedules.… Read More
Maybe your marriage is wonderful. Maybe not. Either way, you’re surrounded by friends or relatives whose marriages are in trouble.
Most of our programs speak directly to those whose marriages need help. However, in this program, Dr. Joe Beam shares basic but valid knowledge with you so that when you encounter someone in marital distress, you can offer more than a kind word.… Read More
Note: Given the brevity of the article, it is not possible to cover all the facets of this disorder. Anyone suspecting he or she has this condition is strongly encouraged to speak with a professional counselor.… Read More
According to marriage expert Joe Beam, the first crisis in most marriages is the birth of their first child.
Though it’s tempting to nurture our children above our marriage, statistics tell us that children in homes with parents in strong marriages are more successful, mentally stable and have more self-esteem on average than children in homes with parents in weak relationships.… Read More
Duke University has new research that shows sex can be a spiritual experience that makes men more likely to believe in the existence of God. The same result likely occurs in women, but has yet to be researched.
The study involved the “cuddle hormone,” Oxtocin, which is produced in larger quantity during and after sex.… Read More
If a small part of you died when you found out that sex doesn’t actually count as exercise, this news should revive you: Sex may deliver the even better benefit of prolonging your life, according to the results of a small study first published online in the medical journal, Psychoneuroendocrinology in March that’s just making its rounds.… Read More