Emily Smith and Jillian Levine had already chosen a venue, booked a band and written the first draft of the ceremony for their wedding when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that gay couples nationwide have a right to marry. Within minutes of the June 26 ruling, Levine texted her fiancée a rainbow emoji and a question about their ceremony.
Researchers say they’ve figured out the right time to tie to knot. Sociologists at the University of Utah say people should get married between the ages of 28 and 32. Past studies showed that waiting longer to get hitched usually led to more stability, but this new research found that the odds of divorce decline significantly between the ages of 28 and 32.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who is expected to launch a run for president within weeks, on Friday called the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide a “grave mistake” and renewed his call for an amendment to the Constitution allowing states to determine who can marry.
The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States, a historic culmination of two decades of litigation over gay marriage and gay rights generally.
A newlywed couple hopes to one day live in a home, surrounded by family. That dream got a little closer on Friday, when they finally tied the knot.
A new survey reveals who is more likely to cheat on their spouse. The American Sociological Review said men who are 100-percent dependent on their spouses were most at risk for cheating, at about 15 percent.
WCCO This Morning reporter Ashley Roberts received a big surprise Wednesday when her boyfriend, KSTP photojournalist Justin McCray, popped the question.
Judges in Hennepin County are getting a jump on Valentine’s Day love. A dozen judges from the Fourth Judicial District are scheduled to marry 22 couples at no charge at Hennepin County Government Center on Friday, the day before the holiday.
For 67 years of marriage, Myron and Betty Young were inseparable. He was a farmer and she was a probation officer — with a sense of humor. “At their 60th wedding anniversary, somebody said, ‘Wow, 60 years you’ve been married to the same man.’ She says, ‘I know! That’s a long time to wash the same guy’s Fruit of the Looms,'” their daughter Wanda Gwinn said.
A couple from Apple Valley is celebrating a milestone every couple hopes they can reach. Paul and Bee Carlson celebrated 70 years of marriage over the weekend.
New insight into just how long a marriage will last. Research from Emory University suggests the bigger the diamond, the shorter the marriage.
It had been on her mind for a few years, so Ellen Burkhardt decided to write about why she’s choosing to wait to have sex until marriage. “I firmly believe that in order to have sex with someone you should love them, and personally, I’ve never been in love,” Burkhardt said. Her article on the subject in Salon magazine went viral and started a conversation.
A new report suggests more and more people will never tie the knot. Pew Research found a record 20 percent of adults over the age of 25 have never been married. That’s up from 9 percent back in 1960. The authors of the study also predict 25 percent of millennials will never say “I do,” even though about half of them say they’d eventually like to get married.
A federal judge is set to decide the future of a lawsuit filed by seven couples challenging the constitutional prohibition on same-sex marriage in North Dakota.
A Minnesota couple took the plunge in a way not many do. They married underwater, surrounded by sharks. Except this wasn’t in the Caribbean, it was at Mall of America.
Studies show that more Americans are waiting longer to get married, have kids and buy homes. The highest numbers of those putting off the big commitments are millennials — those in the 20- to 35-year-old range.
Adrian Peterson has arrived at training camp with a different look: a ring on his finger. The star running back reported Thursday with the rest of the Vikings to the Minnesota State University campus and confirmed he married his longtime girlfriend, Ashley Brown, just five days earlier.
Wedding season is here and one piece of advice many newlyweds will hear is that a marriage takes work. Couples deal with everything from those little annoyances, like taking out the garbage, to more serious issues, like finances.
Appleton-area couples who applied for marriage licenses but didn’t receive them before a federal judge halted same-sex weddings will receive full refunds of their application fees.
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It seems that marriage is good for the heart, and not just in a romantic sense. A study of more than 3.5 million Americans finds that married people are less likely to suffer any type of heart or blood vessel problem, compared with singles, the divorced and widowed.
On Monday afternoon, a Twin Cities couple got married in Costa Rica. Luckily for everyone involved, the groom was wearing pants.
It’s a day of love for many, but for one Minneapolis couple, it’s also a career. That’s because April Davis is a matchmaker, and her husband Franz Davis is a divorce attorney. There’s no perfect formula for success, but the Davises have an advantage: each other.
Usually, WCCO viewers are putting meteorologist Chris Shaffer “On the Spot.” But earlier Thursday evening, he helped a guy put his girlfriend on the spot in a really big way. Luke was watching WCCO’s 6 p.m. weather forecast with his girlfriend, Ally. But this wasn’t just any old forecast. “I was just like ‘Hey look, it’s our picture!’ And she was like ‘Oh, that’s so cool!’ Luke said.
Hundreds of gay and lesbian couples married in Minnesota, beginning at the stroke of midnight on Aug. 1. A cultural shift culminated when Cathy ten Broeke and Margaret Miles became the first of 67 couples to marry at Minneapolis City Hall with Mayor R.T. Rybak presiding.