As the number of highly educated women has increased in recent decades, the chances of "marrying up" have increased significantly for men and decreased for women, according to a new study led by a University of Kansas sociologist.
That love and marriage "go together like a horse and carriage" is very much a modern notion. In the past, most marriages were based on material interests, and couples had to make the best of them, says LMU ethnologist Dr. ...
When a husband thinks his wife spends too much money, whether it's reality or perception, financial and marriage problems follow.
Bride kidnapping remains a common practice in a handful of countries. And when young women are kidnapped into marriage, their babies pay a price, suggests new research from Duke University.
Transgender people who are married are less likely to experience discrimination than their unmarried counterparts, indicates a national study led by a Michigan State University sociologist.
America's generation gap is surfacing in a surprising statistic: rates of extramarital sex.
Tweets about political topics that include moral and emotional language are more likely to spread within the ideological networks of the sender, a team of researchers has found. Its study, which examined Twitter messages ...
For decades, researchers have studied the benefits of marriage, finding that married people are likely to be healthier, wealthier and wiser than their unmarried peers.
The concept of marriage may be in flux, but a new study of commuter marriages—in which a married couple lives apart in service to their dual professional careers—appears to confirm that married people still see interdependence ...
Discrimination against same-sex couples denied religious marriage is endemic, says a new study.