Parents are not more likely to split up if mothers earn more than fathers
Couples with young children are as likely to stay together if the mother is the main breadwinner rather than the father, new research shows.
Tech makes couples closer despite tensions
Technology helps bring married couples closer together even though the use of electronic devices can be a source of tension, a US survey showed Tuesday.
Study touts success of married couples who met on social networking sites
(Phys.org) —Those searching for love on Valentine's Day might want to amp up their Facebook friend requests.
Doctor, doctor: Why the job market for married couples in medicine works well
Since World War II, women have entered the American workforce in greater numbers than ever before. For married couples, this presents a wrinkle, since it can be hard for both partners to find a desirable ...
A new idea for space tourism: Balloon over rocket
The latest space tourism venture depends more on hot air than rocket science.
Spouses play an important role in planning for retirement, researcher finds
As Baby Boomers begin entering retirement, some may find themselves unprepared for the transition. New research from the University of Missouri indicates that spouses tend to have similar levels of planning for retirement. ...
Protective effect of education on marriage differs between white and African-American women, study finds
(Phys.org) —Married couples who have attained higher levels of education are less likely to divorce than less-educated couples, but a new study conducted at Rutgers School of Social Work points to significant ...
Bankruptcy judges influenced by apologies, research finds
(Phys.org) —Research by legal and psychological scholars has shown that apologies can result in better outcomes for wrongdoers in a number of legal settings, especially when the party perceived as the victim receives the ...
Tycoon wants to send married couple on Mars flyby (Update)
It is a road trip that could test the best of marriages: Mars.
More sex for married couples with traditional divisions of housework
Married men and women who divide household chores in traditional ways report having more sex than couples who share so-called men's and women's work, according to a new study co-authored by sociologists at the University ...
Surrogate births: How low levels of monitoring and regulation could lead to financial, physical, emotional exploitation
Couples seeking to build a family, and surrogate mothers overseas who help them, are in danger of emotional, physical and financial exploitation unless UK authorities monitor and regulate the field much ...
Modern families and the winter holidays
Norman Rockwell defined the winter holidays for an entire generation with his depictions of rosy-cheeked children and their doting parents set against a heartfelt winter wonderland.
Study: One in four divorces 'inefficient'
(Phys.org)—Many people divorce with hope of finding greater happiness than they did in a "bad" marriage. But a new national study by an Iowa State University economics professor found that in approximately one in four divorces, ...
Anger in spats is more about marital climate than heat of the moment, study shows
How good are married couples at recognizing each other's emotions during conflicts? In general, pretty good, according to a study by a Baylor University researcher. But if your partner is angry, that might tell more about ...