marriage

New study says divorce is contagious

Divorce is contagious and can spread through family, friends and coworkers, a new study shows. The study from three universities shows that people...

Heavy Student Loans Put a Damper on Family Life

It's a sad truth: Debt forces people into choices they'd rather not make. A survey conducted by Sallie Mae subsidiary Nellie Mae found that 21% of student borrowers had delayed having children because of their loans, and 14% delayed getting married because of their student debt loads.

Long working hours good for marriages

Think working long hours is bad for your marriage? Think again. According to a new study out of Australia, working long hours may help prolong a...

And the Gay Tax is? $1,820 per year

NPR contributor Nancy Goldstein has calculated the "gay tax" -- the amount gay couples must spend to receive the same services that married...