Marriage & Relationships

iVillage Study Indicates Many Women Happy with Sex Lives, But Would Rather Read, Watch Movies or Sleep Than Do the Deed

A new iVillage survey of wives aged 18-49 reveals that sex in married life takes a little bit of a hit. Surprised? On "The Early Show," Liz Zack, editor of pregnancy and parenting at iVillage, and Ian Kerner, therapist and author of "Love in a Tim...

090909 reasons to say 'I do'...

Beatrice Siu and Agencies The Standard 10.09.2009

All the nines added up to everlasting love yesterday as tens of thousands of couples from Hong Kong to Las Vegas rushed to tie the knot.

Foreign husbands good providers in Thailand, survey says

Bangkok - Foreign husbands of women from Thailand's Buriram province are pumping 230 million baht (6.7 million dollars) into the local economy each year in remittances and spending, a recent survey of the income-generation of mixed marriages revea...

Hitched On Honeymoon

Sarah Fung 03.10.2008
Hitched On Honeymoon

A local wedding or an overseas ceremony? Sarah Fung weighs up the pros and cons.

Frock Horror 03.10.2008
Frock Horror

Everything you need to know about picking a wedding dress.

Lohan shows off a massive heart-shaped diamond ring on her engagement finger.

First there were the matching tattoos, then the public declarations of love and now it seems Lindsay Lohan will marry her lesbian lover.

How to get over a break-up

Sirithanon 11.08.2008
How to get over a break-up

We all go through breakups. They can be rough, and they can be amicable; no matter what, no one really wants to go through them. Breakups are handled differently by different people. These steps may not be perfect for everyone, but they can help!

British couple wed strapped to wings of airplanes

LONDON (AP) — It was Katie and Darren's wedding day and they were in the clouds — strapped to the top of biplanes reciting vows 1,000 feet above the earth. Katie Hodgson, 23, took to the skies Tuesday in a full bridal gown on the top wing of red-a...

Mangled wreckage: The horrific car crash scene which left Morgan Freeman and his female injured over the weekend

Morgan Freeman is getting a divorce from his wife of 24 years, according to US reports.

'Olympic wedding' surge in China

Thousands of Chinese couples are applying to tie the knot on 8 August, to help celebrate the opening of the Beijing Olympics, state media say.

Immature, insensitive, sex-mad? Not us, say men

SYDNEY (Reuters Life!) - Young, single men are fed up with being typecast as immature, insensitive and sex-obsessed, with a survey finding that the majority believe in having a soul mate, aren't scared of commitment, and say real men can cry.

Actors' wedding leads to Hong Kong media frenzy

Alexandra A. Seno IHT 21.07.2008
Carina Lau Kar-ling and Tony Leung Chiu-wai at the Hong Kong Film Awards in April. The couple is going to get married in Bhutan.  Bobby Yip/Reuters

HONG KONG: The bride said she hoped for a quiet wedding, but the Chinese entertainment news media had other ideas for an A-list Hong Kong actress, Carina Lau Kar-ling.

REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine

MIAMI (Reuters) - The wife of New York Yankees superstar Alex "A-Rod" Rodriguez filed for divorce in Miami on Monday, citing the slugger's alleged infidelities.

Madonna and director husband Guy Ritchie arrive on the red carpet at the 61st Cannes Film Festival, May 21, 2008.  REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pop star Madonna denied having an affair with Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez and said in a statement to People magazine on Sunday she is not planning to get divorced from her British husband Guy Ritchie.

Affairs by wives add to pain at home

Carol Chung The Standard 02.07.2008
Affairs by wives add to pain at home

Infidelity is on the rise in Hong Kong - and women are having affairs in greater numbers than ever before.

Kelly Chen to get married 30.06.2008
Kelly Chen to get married

Hong Kong singer/actress Kelly Chen says - at last, she's getting married. She made the announcement at her recent concert, saying that she and husband-to-be Alex have been engaged for 16 years. So, the big day is in October. Her announcement at t...

The 10 most extravagent weddings ever

Earlier this month, Wayne Rooney and Colleen McLoughlin were married in a lavish ceremony rumoured to have cost £5 million. But while the wedding was criticised in some quarters for its excess, there are plenty of other contenders for the title of...

Spouses keep family magic over distance

Nishika Patel and Gloria Lai The Standard 17.06.2008
Spouses keep family magic over distance

Distance really does make the heart grow fonder, according to a survey of families in which husbands and fathers work in the mainland.

Madonna Hires Sir Paul’s Tough Divorce Lawyer

Our friends over at Holy Moly! just revealed that Madonna has hired the toughest divorce lawyer in Britain, Nicholas Mostyn QC. The singer is said to be ending her eight year marriage to producer Guy Ritchie.

Paris Hilton's marry hurry

China View 09.06.2008
Paris Hilton and her boyfriend Benji Madden arrive at the 2008 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles June 1, 2008.(Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

Paris Hilton's mother doesn't want her daughter to rush into marriage. Kathy Hilton thinks the "Simple Life" star should take her time to decide whether Good Charlotte rocker Benji Madden is the man she wants to spend the rest of her life with, be...