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Aug 29, 2013 0
Five Secrets Truly Happy Couples KnowPosted In: Exclusives, Guest Posts
Secrets to a happy relationship. Photo: Subbotina Anna / Bigstock
Secrets to a happy relationship. Photo: Subbotina Anna / Bigstock

By Lesli Doares

Reality shows focus on hooking up, finding a spouse and the wedding.  Movies and books end at the beginning of a couples’ life together or as the relationship is ending in divorce.  There is very little focus on the time married.  Ben Affleck got in trouble at the Oscars when he publicly thanked his wife, Jennifer Garner, and the work their marriage has been for the last ten years.  Wow, who wants to sign up for that?  So, how does any couple keep their marriage healthy and happy over the years?

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Aug 29, 2013 0
Sources Say Khloe Kardashian Has Been in Touch with Troubled Lamar OdomPosted In: Celebrity Relationships, Tattered Hearts
Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian. Photo: Justin Paludipan / PR Photos
Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian. Photo: Justin Paludipan / PR Photos

By April Littleton

People confirms that Khloe Kardashian has been in touch with husband Lamar Odom since his alleged disappearance. Amid all of the drug reports, rumors of infidelity are also swirling around the couple. The duo hasn’t been photographed together since June 2.

What are some ways to help your partner through an addiction?

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Aug 27, 2013 0
Rumor: Is Lamar Odom’s Drug Abuse Causing Marital Problems?Posted In: Celebrity Relationships, Tattered Hearts
Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian. Photo: Justin Paludipan / PR Photos
Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian. Photo: Justin Paludipan / PR Photos

By April Littleton

Rumors are swirling around about Lamar Odom’s alleged drug use. A source close to both Odom and Khloe Kardashian told People that the Keeping up with the Kardashians star has been struggling to help her husband. “It’s a really hard time for Khloe. She’s kept this secret for almost two years trying to save Lamar and their marriage,” the source said.

What are some ways to support your partner through substance abuse?

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Aug 26, 2013 0
Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock Plan to ElopePosted In: Celebrity Relationships, Tying Knots
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Brandon Blackstock and Kelly Clarkson. Photo: Kelly Clarkson/Instagram

By Petra Halbur

It looks like Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock‘s original wedding plans are a no-go. The two lovebirds are now planning to elope. “We are so busy that we finally just came to terms the other night and were like, ‘So, we change our minds and we want to elope.’” Clarkson told People. “We just got so overwhelmed by it — all the decisions.” The couple sent friends and family their engagement photo, thanked them for understanding and told them that they were, instead, going to marry with only a minister and Brandon’s two children present.

What are the advantages of eloping versus planning a wedding?

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Aug 25, 2013 11
VMA Performer Joey Fatone Says Understanding Is the Secret to His Strong MarriagePosted In: Celebrities, Exclusives
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Joey Fatone. Photo courtesy of Triple 7 Public Relations.

Interview by Lori Bizocco. Editorial by Kristin Mattern.

Joey Fatone — former N’SYNC member, Dancing with the Stars contestant, host, entertainer, and man of many hats — will be taking the stage tonight in a much-talked-about reunion with Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez, Lance Bass and Chris Kirkpatrick at MTV’s Video Music Awards tonight. Outside of this exciting performance, he’s stepping into the limelight with a new show for the Live Well Network, My Family Recipe Rocks. “It’s exciting. We actually go into people’s homes and watch normal, everyday people in everyday kitchens break down their recipes that they’ve passed down for many generations,” he shares. “I think it’s a really cool idea.” The star loves that he gets to meet so many families from different backgrounds across America who share their unique meal ideas with him.

…Want to know more about Joey Fatone’s new show and family life? Click here!

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Aug 21, 2013 0
Pro Surfer Bethany Hamilton Marries Adam DirksPosted In: Celebrity Relationships, Tying Knots
Bethany Hamilton. Photo:  Andrew Evans  / PR Photos
Bethany Hamilton. Photo: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

By Kerri Sheehan

Bethany Hamilton surfed her way down the aisle this weekend and tied the knot with Adam Dirks. According to UsMagazine.com, the boarding beauty announced via Twitter, “Today was the most beautiful, wonderful best day of my life! God is more than good. Excited to live life with my husband Adam Dirks!” The ceremony was held in Kauai, Hawaii incidentally the same state where she lost her arm in a tiger shark attack back in 2003. Hamilton dished that the two will not be having the typical tropical honeymoon and instead, “We’re going to get a cabin, it’s going to be cute.”

What are some advantages to a non-tropical honeymoon?

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Aug 20, 2013 0
Why You Should Hold ‘Marriage Meetings’Posted In: Exclusives, Features
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By Matty Staudt for GalTime.com

I have been with my wife for over 10 years. We have an amazing relationship that is full of love and understanding. We rarely argue, never fight and are genuinely each other’s best friends. The one thing that we have recently realized though, is that we don’t really communicate everything that is on our mind or bothering us about the other person. We are so busy keeping each other happy that we don’t make time to talk about the little bothers that can build up.

It might sound crazy, but it will work wonders!

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Aug 20, 2013 0
3 Things a Couple Can Do to Combat the Top Risk Factors and Save a MarriagePosted In: Exclusives, Guest Posts
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By Mark Baer

Marriage is a wonderful institution that affords couples significant psychological, emotional and financial benefits, in addition to being a commitment of their love to each other. Almost certainly, nobody enters into a marriage, expecting that it will end in divorce. However, over the years, certain risk factors that contribute to the likelihood of divorce have become increasingly clear. The following is a list of 5 of the top risk factors for divorce:

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Aug 16, 2013 10
Kathy Hilton on Her Marriage: “I Thank the Lord Every Day — I’m Very Blessed”Posted In: Celebrities, Exclusives
Richard Hilton and Kathy Hilton.  Photo: Nightcrawler/Flynetpictures.com
Richard Hilton and Kathy Hilton. Photo: Nightcrawler/Flynetpictures.com

Interview by Lori Bizzoco. Editorial by Sarah Ribeiro.

Kathy Hilton is no stranger to the spotlight. As a child actor, she played roles on notable programs such as Happy Days, Family AffairThe Rockford Files, and Bewitched. Her husband, Richard Hilton, is one of the most high-profile businessmen in the country, and her daughters, Paris and Nicky, have had their share of fame as well. But although you may not see Kathy on the big screen anymore, her life is busier than ever. She works with causes such as Erase MS, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Plus, she designs the Kathy Hilton Collection — “a line of exquisite evening wear for women of all ages that includes an element of  high society at affordable prices” — and she does this all while managing a family and keeping her marriage strong.

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Aug 14, 2013 0
Lessons From Jennifer Garner and Ben AffleckPosted In: Exclusives, Experts, Hope After Divorce article
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner. Photo: Pablo/FameFlynet Pictures
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner. Photo: Pablo/FameFlynet Pictures

By Tammy Greene for Hope After Divorce

There are few other couples that have amassed more attention in 2013 than celebrity power couple Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck. It has been a memorable year for them with Affleck’s huge success and Oscar for his brilliant movie Argo. In the coming months, Garner will step back into the spotlight with the film adaptation of the popular book, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. With their stellar careers, three beautiful children and easy affection with each other, it seems like this Hollywood pair has it all.

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Aug 13, 2013 4
Why So Many Women Couldn’t Care Less About Getting MarriedPosted In: Exclusives, Features
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By Marcus Osborne for GalTime.com

I don’t know how or why or when it happened, but somewhere along the line I realized that I have an inordinate amount of female friends. It’s been a blessing and a curse really. The majority of my closest friends are female. I’m living proof that men and women really can be “just friends.”

Looks like some women haven’t spent their whole lives dreaming of their fairytale wedding.

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Aug 13, 2013 0
Kevin Federline and Victoria Prince Get Married in VegasPosted In: Celebrity Relationships, Tying Knots
Kevin Federline and Victoria Prince. Photo: FAMEFLYNET
Kevin Federline and Victoria Prince. Photo: FAMEFLYNET

By April Littleton

The former backup dancer and ex-husband of Britney Spears tied the knot once again. Kevin Federline married his longtime girlfriend Victoria Prince Saturday night in Las Vegas. A source confirmed to People that the wedding took place around 8:00 p.m. at the Hard Rock Hotel. The couple have been together since 2008 and have one child together, Jordan Kay, who will be 2-years-old next week.

What are the advantages of getting married soon after an engagement?

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Aug 12, 2013 6
‘Siberia’ & New ‘RHOBH’ Star Joyce Giraud Says Her Husband Is “Exactly the Type of Man I Dreamed Of As a Little Girl – My Prince!”Posted In: Celebrities, Exclusives
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Joyce Giraud with sons Valentino and Leonardo. Photo: Sarah Orbanic

By Gabriela Robles

NBC’s new scripted supernatural drama series Siberia is a show where 16 reality show contestants must survive the Siberian winter in hopes of winning 500,000 dollars. When things start to go wrong and they realize that they didn’t sign up for this sort of danger, the contestants must join together in an attempt to survive what lurks in their settlement. One of the stars of the series, Joyce Giraud, explains, “It’s a mix of Lost and Survivor but entirely different than both of them. It feels like reality television, but you get really invested in the drama because it’s a scripted show.”

…To find out more about Joyce and the show, click here!

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Aug 9, 2013 1
Sarah Jessica Parker Opens Up About Marriage to Matthew BroderickPosted In: Celebrity Relationships, Happy In Love
Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker. Photo: Janet Mayer / PR Photos
Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker. Photo: Janet Mayer / PR Photos

By April Littleton

According to UsMagazine.com, the Sex and the City actress told Harper’s Bazaar she couldn’t be happier with her life with her husband. “I love Matthew Broderick. Call me crazy, but I love him,” Parker said. The couple tied the knot May 1997 and have three children together – James Wilke, 10 and twin daughters Tabitha and Loretta, 4.

What are three important tips for making a marriage work?

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Aug 6, 2013 0
Kevin Zegers Marries Longtime Girlfriend Jaime FeldPosted In: Celebrity Relationships, Tying Knots
Kevin Zegers. Photo: Away! / PR Photos
Kevin Zegers. Photo: Away! / PR Photos

By Kristyn Schwiep

Kevin Zegers and Jaime Feld are officially married.  According to People, the actor, 28, married his longtime girlfriend, talent agent Jaime Feld, Saturday in New Jersey.  The couple got engaged in Muskoka, Ont. last April while vacationing with Feld’s family.  “I took Jaime out for a walk in the morning with our dog and went down to the beach and proposed,” Zegers said at the time. “We’ve been together for six years, so I’ve been through a lot with her.” Zegers told People, that he did very little of the wedding planning. It was “95 percent her, 5 percent me,” he said. “I got my tuxedo, and helped her with the flowers a little bit.”

What are some ways your beau can chip in on wedding planning?

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Aug 6, 2013 6
Palmer’s Spokesperson Ali Landry Chats About Making Her Family a PriorityPosted In: Celebrities, Exclusives
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Ali Landry with daughter Estela and son Marcelo. Photo: Rene Macura/Palmer’s

By Kerri Sheehan

Hollywood mom Ali Landry isn’t letting anything slow her down! Perhaps best known as the Doritos Girl from a 1998 Super Bowl commercial, the former Miss USA is now focused on family life. Since marrying film director Alejandro Monteverde in 2006, she’s been staying busy thanks to her growing family: her six-year-old daughter Estela, two-year-old son Marcelo, and the newest edition, baby boy Valentin Francesco, who was born earlier this summer on July 11th.

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Aug 6, 2013 0
‘Modern Family’ Star Jesse Tyler Ferguson ‘Can’t Believe’ There’s a Ring on His FingerPosted In: Celebrity Relationships, Tying Knots
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Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita. Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images North America

By Kristyn Schwiep

Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson is basking in the newlywed glow. According to People, Ferguson can’t believe there is a ring on his finger. “I keep looking down at my hand and I can’t believe there’s a wedding ring on my finger,” he told PEOPLE at the 2013 Do Something Awards in Hollywood Wednesday.  Ferguson and husband, Justin Mikata, have only been married for 11 days, but he says it has been great. “It already felt like we were married, so it just feels official and legal now.”

What are some things to remember when you’re choosing wedding rings?

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Aug 1, 2013 0
Jennifer Aniston Hints at Brad Pitt Years, Saying She ‘Needed Therapy’Posted In: Celebrity Relationships, Tattered Hearts
Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt. Photo: Tom Walck / PR Photos
Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt. Photo: Tom Walck / PR Photos

By Kristyn Schwiep

Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt were married for five years, but it seems that Aniston would’ve done a few things differently if she could go back in time.  Aniston, 44, let her We’re the Millers costar, Jason Sudeikis, interview her at a dinner party at her Los Angeles home.  According to UsMagazine.com, Aniston told Sudeikis about how she wishes she would have gone to therapy in her thirties, but why she’s finally happy with fiance Justin Theroux.

What are some ways to get over a heartbreaking divorce?

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Jul 31, 2013 0
DJ Khaled Says He Was ‘Serious’ in Video Proposal to Nicki MinajPosted In: Celebrity Relationships, Tying Knots
DJ Khaled and Nicki Minaj. Photos: Utho "denny" Coxall / PR Photos; David Gabber / PR Photos
DJ Khaled and Nicki Minaj. Photos: Utho "denny" Coxall / PR Photos; David Gabber / PR Photos

By Kerri Sheehan

It seems the love bug has bitten DJ Khaled. The 37-year-old recorded a special video message for Nicki Minaj while he was at MTV News this past week. UsMagazine.com reported that in the video he confessed his crush on the singer and former American Idol judge saying, “Nicki Minaj, I’m at MTV, I’m going to be honest with you; I love you. I like you, I want you, I want you to be mine.” He ended the video with a marriage proposal that he claims was 100 percent legitimate. That is some high profile proposal.

What are three creative ways to propose?

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Jul 31, 2013 21
Kelly Ripa on Electrolux and Her Marriage to Mark Consuelos: “We Still Dig Each Other”Posted In: Celebrities, Exclusives, Our Videos, Videos

Interview by Lori Bizzoco.

In this exclusive interview, CupidsPulse.com founder and executive editor Lori Bizzoco chats with Kelly Ripa about Super Saturday, which was held this past weekend in the Hamptons; her relationship with co-host and “soul sibling” Michael Strahan; and her strong marriage to Mark Consuelos. “We just love each other. We still dig each other,” the television personality says of the secret to their marriage of seventeen years. “He does it for me, and I think I do it for him. Otherwise, I don’t think he’d still be here!”

The mother of three also discusses her partnership with Electrolux and their French Door Refrigerator with the Perfect Temp Drawer. Not only does she love their products, but she loves their philanthropic attitude as well. “They’ve been helping me raise money for ovarian research since I’ve been with them. When a company puts forth such an effort not only to make lives easier but also worrying about the health of women, I just think that says something.”

In addition to the event in New York City, Electrolux is inviting Americans to visit www.livelovelux.com through August 22 to enter the Electrolux Perfect Temp Sweepstakes for the chance to win a French Door Refrigerator and a trip to a climate with the Perfect Temp (the Bahamas!). For every entry or share, Electrolux will donate $1 to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF). Visitors to the site can also download Kelly’s favorite summertime recipes, including her famous spicy mango-peach Greek yogurt popsicle!

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Jul 31, 2013 2
5 Celebrity Couples that Waited for MarriagePosted In: Exclusives, Features
Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey. Photo: Albert L. Ortega / PR Photos
Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey. Photo: Albert L. Ortega / PR Photos

By April Littleton

The decision to have sex isn’t one that should be taken lightly, but it’s a personal choice. You may choose to wait until the love of your life comes along or you may not (just make sure you’re always safe). In Hollywood, many celebrities are quick to hop into bed with the next star they see standing next to them on the red carpet, but this isn’t true for every person who has the spotlight shining down on them. Some celebrities pledge abstinence because of their religious beliefs, while others hold out until marriage out of respect for themselves. Here are five couples who waited until their big day:

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Jul 30, 2013 0
Jennifer Aniston Says She and Justin Theroux ‘Already Feel Married’Posted In: Celebrity Relationships, Tying Knots
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux. Photos: Landmark / PR Photos; Andrew Evans  / PR Photos
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux. Photos: Landmark / PR Photos; Andrew Evans / PR Photos

By Kristyn Schwiep

Jennifer Aniston seems to be in no rush to tie the knot with fiancé Justin Theroux. According to UsMagazine.com, Aniston already feels married to Theroux. “We just want to do it when it’s perfect, and we’re not rushed, and no one is rushing from a job or rushing to a job,” Aniston told The Associated Press. After the couple had been dating for a year and a half, Theroux popped the question on his 41st birthday last August. She told The AP, “We have yet to set any dates.”

What are three things that change when you tie the knot?

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Jul 22, 2013 2
Rumor: Were Cory Monteith and Lea Michele Engaged Before He Died?Posted In: Celebrity Relationships, Tattered Hearts
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Lea Michele and Cory Monteith. Photo: Juan Rico/FAMEFLYNET PICTURES

By Petra Halbur

In the wake of Cory Monteith‘s tragic death, it’s come to light that he and Lea Michele may have had plans for marriage. A source confided to People, that, at the time of Monteith’s death last week, the couple were considering tying the knot. However, other sources insist that the two were never formally engaged. Regardless, the two Glee actors were spending a great deal of time together and Michele has expressed her gratitude to her fans for their support and sympathy. “Lea is deeply grateful for all the love and support she’s received from family, friends and fans. Since Cory’s passing, Lea has been grieving alongside his family and making appropriate arrangements with them,” the statement issued by her reps reads. “They are supporting each other as they endure this profound loss together.”

What are some things to consider before dating someone with a history of drug abuse?

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Jul 19, 2013 0
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo Are Back Together… and Engaged!Posted In: Celebrity Relationships, Tying Knots
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo. Photos: Emiley Schweich / PR Photos;  Marco Sagliocco / PRPhotos.com
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo. Photos: Emiley Schweich / PR Photos; Marco Sagliocco / PRPhotos.com

By April Littleton

Adam Levine’s rep told People that The Voice judge, 34 and Victoria’s Secret Angel, 24 are back together and getting married. “Adam Levine and his girlfriend Behati Prinsloo are excited to announce they are engaged to be married. The couple recently reunited and Adam proposed this weekend in Los Angeles.” The couple began dating last year and had a brief split late spring.

How do you know you’re ready to get married?

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Jul 17, 2013 5
QuickieChick’s Video Dating Tips: Ways to Know If He’s Ready for MarriagePosted In: Laurel House Articles, Lydia Belton Articles, Our Videos, Videos

How do you know if your guy is ready to take the next step in your relationship and get married? Dating mentor and QuickieChick Laurel House shares the questions you should consider in order to figure out if you’re the one he wants for the rest of his life. And, of course, you have to first decide if you’re ready to spend forever with him. Plus, she tells you how to ensure that you’re not coming across as too needy and how to deal with your man if he’s acting desperate.

For more information about our dating mentor, click here.

How did you know when your partner was ready for marriage? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

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Jul 11, 2013 0
Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose Tie the KnotPosted In: Celebrity Relationships, Tying Knots
Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa. Photo: Andrew Evans  / PR Photos
Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa. Photo: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

By Kristyn Schwiep

Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose are officially married. According to People, Khalifa, 25, and Rose 29, both announced their marriage via Twitter. Khalifa tweeted Monday, “Me and Amber got married today. Weddings this fall. Thought I’d let yall know.” Rose also mentioned their marriage via Twitter with a simple statement, “Yay me and my baby are officially married!!!”

What are some benefits of getting married at the courthouse?

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Jul 9, 2013 3
Premarital Counseling– The Pros and ConsPosted In: Exclusives, Features
Marriage, Love, Relationship Advice
Photo Credit: GalTime.com

By Laura Seldon for GalTime.com

You likely test-drove several vehicles before buying your last car, read every tech blog possible to see which smartphone was best for you and even texted a few dressing-room pics of yourself to a friend before buying that cute maxi dress. As an educated, modern woman, you know researching your options and getting a few opinions can be a good thing. So, why are we so afraid to get a little help when it comes to our relationships?!

It’s the biggest commitment you’ll ever make… so why not make sure you’re doing the right thing?

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Jul 8, 2013 5
Niecy Nash Says That “You’ll Manifest What You Believe” When It Comes to LovePosted In: Celebrities, Exclusives
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Niecy Nash and Jay Tucker. Photo courtesy of Niecy Nash.

By Kerri Sheehan

Finding true love is never an easy feat, but Niecy Nash knows how to make it happen. The host of “Let’s Talk About Love” on Yahoo! believes that humans are programmed to be in a relationship, yet the way women think nowadays limits their opportunities to find happiness. “You’ll manifest what you believe. If you believe that all men are dogs and that you’re the bottom of the barrel and have to take what you can get, then that’s what’s going to be handed to you.”

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Jul 3, 2013 5
Fend Off The Post-Wedding BluesPosted In: Exclusives, Features
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Photo Credit: GalTime.com

By Laura Seldon for GalTime.com

So, you finally met the love of your life, got engaged in the most romantic way possible and the two of you toasted your love in the biggest party you’ve ever thrown (which is a now a day you count among the happiest of your entire life). But after all that fun and excitement, you’re finding yourself feeling a little down.

After months (or years) of planning and hype, the day is over before you know it. <em>Now</em> what?

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Jul 1, 2013 5
Maitland Ward of ‘Boy Meets World’ Believes That “Friendship, Trust and Laughter” Make for a Strong RelationshipPosted In: Celebrities, Exclusives
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Photo courtesy of Maitland Ward.

By Petra Halbur

Maitland Ward first won our hearts in the 90’s as Rachel McGuire on the hit show, Boy Meets World. Though Rachel caused a few love triangles, we adored the towering red head for her quirkiness, lovability and strength. Thirteen years after the series finale, Ward still speaks highly of her character. “I loved that she was smart and tough yet had a heart of gold.  She was someone young girls could look up to.”
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Jun 26, 2013 0
NeNe Leakes Ties the Knot with Gregg Leakes, Again!Posted In: Celebrity Relationships, Tying Knots
NeNe Leakes and Greg Leakes. Photo: Emiley Schweich / PR Photos
NeNe Leakes and Greg Leakes. Photo: Emiley Schweich / PR Photos

By Kerri Sheehan

Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes chose to give marriage a second go with ex-husband, Gregg Leakes. The couple remarried Saturday, June 22, according to UsMagazine.com. Nene, 45 tweeted on June 21, “Got big plans this weekend? Cause I do,” she wrote with a smiley face.

How do you know if you should get back together with your ex?

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Jun 25, 2013 4
5 Conversations Every Couple Should Have Before Getting MarriedPosted In: Exclusives, Guest Posts
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Photo: Elyse Lewin/Getty Images

By Mark B. Baer ESQ.

While it may seem odd receiving marital advice from a family law attorney, remember that people retain us to assist them in dissolving their marriages.  Although the people and situations may differ, the reasons marriages fail tend to be rather consistent.  We are therefore in an excellent position to give marriage advice. Here are five conversions every couple should consider having before tying the knot:

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Jun 24, 2013 5
‘Between Us’ Tests the Boundaries of Old RelationshipsPosted In: Movies, Reviews
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Photo: rottentomatoes.com

By April Littleton

In this comedy drama directed by Dan Mirvish, two couples reunite over two evenings. Grace and Carlo (played by Julia Stiles and Taye Diggs) are newlywed New Yorkers who decide to visit their old friends Sharyl and Joel (played by Melissa George and David Harbour) in their Midwestern home. Behind closed doors, the hosts are in a disastrous marriage, but an unlikely meeting between the couples years later, shows the roles have reversed.

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Jun 24, 2013 8
Blair Late from Bravo’s ‘Newlyweds’ Chats About Divorce and Gay MarriagePosted In: Celebrities, Exclusives
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Jeff Pedersen and Blair Late. Photo courtesy of Jeff and Blair.

By Marisa Spano

Imagine inviting strangers into your home to observe your first year of marriage and allowing millions of people to watch the honeymoon stage of your love life. Newly-minted reality star Blair Late can tell you a thing or two about that experience – all good things. Late and his spouse Jeff Pedersen were all for having cameras follow them around as they transitioned into married life.

Of course, reality television was a familiar world for the couple: “I first met Jeff when I was working on a reality series for Melanie Brown from Spice Girls,” he explains. “A producer friend who hung out with us commented that we were a really odd couple.” A year later, they got engaged, and that same friend suggested that they audition for Bravo’s new documentary series, Newlyweds: The First Year. They soon got a call from the network, and after an extensive three-month background check, they agreed to be part of the show.

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Jun 20, 2013 6
Top 10 Things to Know About Hiring a MatchmakerPosted In: Exclusives, Guest Posts, Melanie Mar Articles
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Photo: Leonardo Patrizi

By Melanie Mar

A matchmaker works on behalf of a client to set that person up on dates and ultimately find them a happy and healthy relationship. In today’s society, more and more people are turning to matchmakers as they look for a qualified mate for a long-term, committed relationship that may eventually lead to marriage. Below are ten things that you should know about hiring a matchmaker:

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Jun 19, 2013 4
Celebrity Couples Who Cannot Wait to Become ParentsPosted In: Exclusives, Features
Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem. Photo: Solarpix / PR Photos
Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem. Photo: Solarpix / PR Photos

By Meghan Fitzgerald

Most couples are ecstatic when they find out they’re going to be parents. The thrill of being a mother or father is indescribable. The moment you find out you’re going to be a parent is one you’ll never forget. The baby showers, clothes, registries and birthing classes — it all can be very exciting for parents-to-be. Numerous celebrity couples can’t wait to become parents. Here’s a list of some of seven of our favorites who are expecting:

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Jun 17, 2013 6
Jill Zarin Says, “Women Can Have It All, But Not All At The Same Time”Posted In: Celebrities
Photo courtesy of Jill Zarin.
Photo courtesy of Jill Zarin.

By Lori Bizzoco and Marisa Spano

America watched the zesty and talkative redhead on The Real Housewives of New York City for four seasons as she threw sophisticated parties and worked for her husband’s fabric shop. While we may not be seeing her on a feisty Bravo reunion again, she’s still making a name for herself. She took a quick break from her hectic schedule to share some advice with CupidsPulse.com on how she manages to juggle it all.

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Jun 12, 2013 0
‘Top Chef’ Host Curtis Stone and Lindsay Price Tie the KnotPosted In: Celebrity Relationships, Tying Knots
Curtis Stone and Lindsay Price. Photo: Tina Gill / PR Photos
Curtis Stone and Lindsay Price. Photo: Tina Gill / PR Photos

By Kerri Sheehan

The host of Top Chef Masters, Curtis Stone and actress Lindsay Price walked down the aisle this Saturday in Spain, according to People. Stone and Price had one son together back in 2011 before getting engaged in 2012. When asked about his honey Stone said, “She is a real sweetheart and I am lucky to have found her.

How do you know when you’re ready to tie the knot?

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Jun 11, 2013 0
Wait To Marry Until You Are At Least Old Enough To Legally Drink!Posted In: Exclusives, Guest Posts
Relationship Advice, Marriage
Photo: Tom Merton/GettyImages

By Susan Trombetti, CEO of Exclusive Matchmaking

Before you take the loooong walk down the aisle, make sure you are mature enough to make that commitment for better or for worse!  Miley and Liam have been getting cold feet for years. Now, and before you warm up to the idea of getting hitched, hear matchmaker and relationship expert, Susan Trombetti’s reasons why you may want to say “I don’t” until you are older.

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Jun 7, 2013 0
‘Mad Men’ Star Jared Harris Is Engaged to Longtime GirlfriendPosted In: Celebrity Relationships, Tying Knots
Allegra Riggio and Jared Harris. Photo:  Andrew Evans  / PR Photos
Allegra Riggio and Jared Harris. Photo: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

By Marisa Spano

We would like to hope that Jared Harris is not mad, but rather blissful! The former Mad Men star, 51, is engaged to beautiful, longtime girlfriend, Allegra Riggio. Harris’ fiancé could not hold herself back from the excitement and posted a Vine video of her heart-shaped Erica Courtney sparkler, reported People. According to a release sent out by the jeweler, the heart-shaped diamond rose gold engagement ring was custom designed. That’s enough to drive any girl mad.

How do you know what engagement ring to get for your bride-to-be?

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Jun 6, 2013 4
5 Cue Cards for New CouplesPosted In: Exclusives, Guest Posts
Love, Marriage, Relationship Advice
Photo: Martin Barraud/GettyImages

By Christina Steinorth MA MFT

Here’s a piece of folk wisdom nearly every newlywed has heard: “If you can survive the wedding, surviving the marriage will be a piece of cake!” Weddings are indeed stressful because they involve a massive amount of planning, cooperating/compromising with your spouse-to-be, the convergence of diverse family and friends, decisions about religion and family traditions, and of course, lots of money.

After the wedding, many newly married couples experience what social scientists call “the honeymoon phase”–a period of several months in the beginning of marriage, characterized by passionate love and intense happiness. But in my experience working with couples, I’ve found that new marriage also comes with new stressors.

To sail through the first few months of marriage with minimal problems, here are 5 Cue Cards, or quick behavioral prompts, to help you navigate around the most common obstacles to newlyweds’ happiness.

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Jun 5, 2013 2
Short Term Celebrity Marriages (Learn From Their Mistakes)Posted In: Exclusives, Features
Mario Lopez and Ali Landry. Photo: Lee Roth / RothStock / PR Photos
Mario Lopez and Ali Landry. Photo: Lee Roth / RothStock / PR Photos

By Andrea Surujnauth

Celebrities seem to always be in and out of marriage faster than the rest of us. Take Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries, for example. The couple dated for a mere six months before deciding they were ready to tie the knot. Then lo and behold, 72 days later, the story of their split hit newsstands everywhere.  A 72-day marriage is not something you hear about everyday, but in Hollywood, short-term marriages happen all the time. Kim and Kris may be getting a lot of heat for their marriage, but believe it or not, they are not the shortest-lived marriage to ever hit Hollywood. Let’s take a look at some celebrities who jumped the broom then called it quits shortly after:

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Jun 4, 2013 0
Sean Parker Marries Alexandra Lenas in $9 Million WeddingPosted In: Celebrity Relationships, Tying Knots
Sean Parker and Alexandra Lenas. Photo: Andrew Evans  / PR Photos
Sean Parker and Alexandra Lenas. Photo: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

By Petra Halbur

Sean Parker married Alexandra Lenas on Saturday, June 1st, in one of the most expensive weddings Silicon Valley had ever seen. According to People, Parker and Lenas tied the knot before 300 family and friends in a ceremony that cost $9 million. The Ventana Inn, where the wedding took place, was decorated to resemble a movie set, complete with fake waterfalls, a gated cottage and a $600,000 stone gate. The dance floor reportedly cost $350,000 and the cost of flowers and plants totaled to $1 million.

How do you decide how much money to spend on your wedding?

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May 31, 2013 0
Stephen Amell Marries Cassandra Jean for the Second TimePosted In: Celebrity Relationships, Happy In Love
Stephen Amell and Casandra Jean. Photo: SGP/FAMEFLYNET PICTURES
Stephen Amell and Casandra Jean. Photo: SGP/FAMEFLYNET PICTURES

By April Littleton

Arrow star Stephen Amell and the Hart of Dixie actress Cassandra Jean tied the knot for the second time in New Orleans Sunday,  May 26. The happy couple originally married during a Caribbean vacation last Christmas. Before returning to shoot the second season of Arrow, Amell plans to travel the world with his wife. He told UsMagazine.com, “We’re mixing in some international promotion for the show with a nice vacation. Stockholm, London, Monte Carlo, Toronto and China.”

What are some creative ways to renew your wedding vows?

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May 30, 2013 3
Should We Be Worried About Ben and Jen’s Marriage?Posted In: Exclusives, Experts, Jared Sais Articles
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner. Photo: Andrew Evans / PR Photos
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner. Photo: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

By Jared Sais

It all started during the Oscars when Ben Affleck stated his marriage to Jennifer Garner was “work.” He recently hosted Saturday Night Live (SNL) and addressed his choice of words in his monologue. So after analyzing both speeches, there’s something you all must know. There is no better place to start than by looking at the couple’s non-verbal cues at the Oscars.

Jen appeared to be genuinely touched and demonstrated loving support for her husband. Before he even spoke, the actress was already showing signs of joyful tears, the same emotion you would see at a wedding. These feelings get even stronger when Ben starts to speak about her.

…Read on to find out if Ben and Jen are truly in love!

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