Alysse ElHage is editor of Family Studies, the blog of the Institute for Family Studies. Follow Alysse on Twitter @AlysseElHage.
Love Lessons from My Parents’ Divorce—and from Married Couples Who Made It
Divorce taught me some things—but these couples taught me even better things.
Why Couples Can Have the Same Old Fights and Still Have a Rock Solid Marriage
You don't have to be 'conflict-free' to be happy.
How I Learned to Forgive My Mom Without Expecting Her to Be Perfect
Time helped me see my mom in a new light.
Our Different Parenting Styles Don’t Have to Harm Our Marriage
Are you guilty of maternal gatekeeping?
3 Tips That Helped a Child Of Divorce Build a Strong Marriage
We don't have to inherit our parents' marital mistakes
Why I Never Considered Living with My Husband Before Marriage
Research shows you should wait if you want a healthier marriage.
How to Talk to Your Partner About Porn, and Why Everyone Needs to Do It
In light of the Ashley Madison scandal, porn use and infidelity deserve our attention.
The Surprising Ways Your Father Impacts Who You’ll Marry
And we’re not talking about how you have a thing for rebels in motorcycle jackets . . .
How to Help Save Your Friends' Marriage, According to Research
I may believe I’m helping by offering my two cents—what if I’m actually making things worse?