Marriage

Bandy's Online Dating Love Story

Online dating can be hit or miss, but did you know our own Brent "Bandy Boo" O'Brien met his wife online? With Facebook offering its own dating app, Bandy's wife called in to talk about how the two fell in love.
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Marriage Rates Are Going Down Because of Broke Men: Study

Women looking for suitable male partners are having more problems than just a bunch of swipes left. Turns out, there aren’t enough rich men to go around. According to a study in the Journal of Family and Marriage , the lowering of marriage rates in the US is due to a lack of “economically...
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Happy 58th Anniversary To Matt's Parents

Matt's parents have been married longer than some of us have been alive...we called them to see what they're up to and what advice they may have for staying together that long.
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What Percentage Of Couples Survive An Affair?

When it comes to cheating in a relationship, how people handle the fallout all comes down to the individual couple. We often talk about the percentages of men and women who cheat and why they do it, but what do we know about the couples who survive an affair? A new study by Health Testing Centers...
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Women Snore Almost As Much As Men, But They Lie About It

If a woman tells you that she doesn't snore, you now have a reason to give her the side eye...a study found that women are more likely to lie about their snoring. Researchers concluded that 92.6% of men and 88% of women snore, however, only 72% of women admitted their snoring habit. Meanwhile, men...
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What Bridesmaids Should And Shouldn't Pay For

Being a bridesmaid can carry a lot of responsibility...and a lot of expenses. Friendships have been ruined because sometimes bridesmaids feel pressured into spending way more money than they want to (or can afford), especially when it comes to dresses and travel. So what exactly should bridesmaids...
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Being Around Your Spouse Instantly Calms You Down, Science Says

We’re all stressed out all the time. Heck, you’re stressed out right now reading this. Well, we’ve got the solution for a stress-free life…just keep your spouse around you at all times. Okay, that might not be a realistic expectation, but according to science your spouse’s presence has the ability...
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Couples Who Make Fun Of Each Other Have Stronger Relationships

Laughter is the best medicine, and researchers say it’s also the best way to make a relationship stronger. Jeffery Hall works for the University of Kansas, and he’s conducted 39 studies over the course of 30 years analyzing what makes relationships work. Looking at the behavior of nearly 15,000...
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Science Says A Happy Spouse Leads To A Longer Life

“Happy wife, happy life” is now a scientific fact! That’s according to a study that found having a happy spouse reduces your risk of death. The study, published in the journal Psychological Science , examined over 4,000 married couples aged 50 and up over the course of 8 years. The couples that...
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8-18-18 Is The Most Popular Wedding Date Of 2018

8-18-18 rolls right off the tongue, doesn’t it? It’s pretty easy to see why today is America’s most popular wedding day of 2018, according to The Knot . A whopping 28,000 weddings are planned for today, totaling over $1 billion spent in weddings this weekend. The average cost of a wedding was $33,...
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