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Marital Problems? They Don't Go Away

That doesn't mean the problems worsen, but the satisfaction does

(Newser) - Want to live happily ever after with your partner? Consider this: Both the number and severity of a couple's problems remain steady over time, according to a new study published in the Journal of Family Psychology . But what does worsen over time is the satisfaction level as those problems... More »

In Marriage, Equal Roles Means Less Sex

Egalitarian couples are often happy but have less sexual chemistry, experts say

(Newser) - Marriages in the US are more egalitarian these days when it comes to work, household chores, and even extramarital affairs, but that may not be good for married people's sex lives, writes Lori Gottlieb at the New York Times Magazine . She took a year of marital-therapy training and learned... More »

Brit Dad Busted in Kids' Death

Mom found children unresponsive after visit with father

(Newser) - A man separated from his wife was arrested yesterday after his two young children were found unresponsive in his home and were later declared dead. Police believe the father strangled the girl, 4, and 2-year-old boy, reports the Telegraph. They were discovered by their mom, who arrived to collect the... More »

Facebook Divorce Rule No. 1: Don't Overshare

Divorcee, beware. His lawyer might be reading those posts

(Newser) - Like many things, the etiquette for dealing with marital troubles on Facebook isn’t exactly covered in the Terms of Service. And like any other Facebook action, Amanda Fortini writes, users would do well to think before they type. When a recently separated woman posted a status update reading “... More »

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