Marriage & Relationships

Foreign brides from Vietnam take part in a Korean conversation class at the Women Migrants Human Rights Centre in Seoul May 27, 2008.   REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

SEOUL (Reuters) - On a matchmaking flight to Vietnam, the status of the South Korean male passengers starts to rise -- the waiter becomes a restaurant owner, the small-time farmer a prosperous landowner.

Opposite sex drives you crazy -- the causes

As Walter Christensen, a 53-year-old physics professor from Pomona, California, discovered, when it comes to cuddling, women know what they want. When he and his lover spend the night together, he's usually awoken around 3 a.m. with a familiar req...

Building bonds of love

To sustain a human relationship requires a lot of effort on the part of both the partners involved. And to counteract the tendency for your love relationship to fall apart you need to work towards it. Here’s how you can do it.

A Dozen Ways to Get to Know Your Real Partner

Stacy D. Phillips yahoo 26.05.2008
A Dozen Ways to Get to Know Your Real Partner

In my line of work -- family law -- I often hear the same old refrain when my client explains to me why they split from their significant other. It goes like this, "I guess I didn't really know my partner after all." You might ask, "How could that...

Secret to a Successful Marriage

Soon to be Britain's longest married couple Frank and Anita Milford have revealed that and the secret behind their marriage of almost 80 years is a little kiss and cuddle before bedtime.

Older men will get younger wives

According to a new US research, the older a man is when he marries after 40, the greater the likelihood that his bride will be significantly younger - whether that man is wealthy and educated or not.

Online love is often blind, brief

Matches made over the Internet often do not last because people end up choosing unsuitable partners and forming emotional bonds before meeting face-to-face, an Australian university researcher has found.

Do relationships really matter?

Nycil George MSN 23.05.2008
Do relationships really matter?

There were times when neighbors were best pals, when fathers may not have been best of buddies to kids but were certainly respected, when mothers were admired and grandparents were cared for. The good old times when divorces were a rarity. Have th...

Domestic abuse: Men are victims too

Robert J. Reid The Times of India 23.05.2008
Domestic abuse: Men are victims too

Domestic violence is not just limited to women, it can happen to men as well, according to Group Health research.

Alba recently said Warren would make "the best" father

Actress Jessica Alba has married her boyfriend Cash Warren in a private ceremony, her publicist has confirmed.

Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon to Marry Again in NYC

We should have known that diva Mariah Carey wouldn’t be satisfied with a small Bahamian wedding to Nick Cannon. The couple is planning an over the top wedding with 2000 guests in New York City in the next six weeks.

Ashlee weds in wonderland

The Standard 19.05.2008
Ashlee weds in wonderland

Ashlee Simpson got her fairytale wedding to Pete Wentz complete with an Alice in Wonderland themed reception at her parents' Los Angeles area home, according to People magazine.

Young Saudis ask, 'Where is the love?'

Michael Slackman IHT 12.05.2008
Nader al-Mutairi, left, and his cousin, Enad, in the desert on the outskirts of Riyadh, where young men go to escape the oversight of the religious police and neighbors. (Shawn Baldwin for The New York Times)

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: Nader al-Mutairi stiffened his shoulders, clenched his fists and said, "Let's do our mission." Then the young man stepped into the cool, empty lobby of a dental clinic, intent on getting the phone number of one of the young w...

Illustration ;-)

Kuala Lumpur - A Malaysian woman has sued her husband for 3 million ringgit (882,000 dollars) for the loss of her virginity after she claimed that he failed to fulfil his promises of a good marriage, a news report said Friday. The 30-year-old teac...

Balloon lost in the sky with diamond

Natalie Paris Telegraph 16.03.2008
A ring like that Mr Hajji lost

It had seemed a romantic and highly original way to propose to the love of your life with a £6,000 diamond ring. Lefkos Hajji, 28, wanted to make his engagement one his girlfriend would never forget, only to have his dreams cruelly snatched from h...

3,000 women a year forced into marriage in UK, study finds

Jo Revill, Anushka Asthana The Guardian 09.03.2008
3,000 women a year forced into marriage in UK, study finds

At least 3,000 young women in Britain are the victims of forced marriages each year, with the scale of the problem far bigger than originally thought, according to a groundbreaking report out this week. The first study ever conducted in the UK int...

Report: Women Are World-Class Fibbers

SUSAN EDELMAN New York Post 03.03.2008
Report: Women Are World-Class Fibbers

March 2, 2008 -- Deceit, thy name is woman. Most females lie "more cleverly and successfully than men" about everything from infidelity and facelifts to barhopping and shopping binges, according to a new book.

Britons and Canadians among victims in possible wedding scam: Dominican officials

Investigators have uncovered what they suspect is a wedding scam involving more than 200 British and Canadian couples who paid hundreds of dollars for Dominican marriages that were never officially recorded.

'My husband lured me to Scotland...knowing that divorce is cheaper there'

Gavin Madeley, Beth Hale The Daily Mail 17.02.2008
Wedding day: Mark and Francesca Nitznik in 1999, but the happiness did not last

When her estranged husband asked her to give their marriage a second chance, Frances Niznik was happy to agree. With daughter Amelia to think about she was anxious to try again, so she uprooted from upmarket Henley-on-Thames and moved 400 miles no...

Man Carves Wife a 6,000 Stair Path in Mountain

Mui Mui Weird Asia News 16.12.2007
Man Carves Wife a 6,000 Stair Path in Mountain

A weird love story has come out of China recently and managed to touch the world. It is a story of a man and an older woman who ran off to live and love each other in peace for over half century.

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