10 Lessons for a Lifetime Marriage

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“If you go into a marriage thinking you’re going to change the other person, you’re setting yourself up for failure.”

Don’t-Tell-the-Wife Secrets That Men Keep

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Ty Wenger on sharing the stuff men aren’t supposed to share.

Marriage Advice You Can’t Get Anywhere Else

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Relationship advice rarely includes men in the conversation. Bring your questions to GMP writers and readers. Get advice that respects men.

When Your Partner is Depressed: 5 Truths

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Heather Gray offers insight on how to be supportive without giving yourself away.

When is Divorce Really Final?

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“And then, there we are on the curb in front of his house with no children left to raise together and nothing left to work on….”

The 30 Day Sex Challenge…and 9 Reasons You Aren’t Doing It

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You may want to have sex with your partner…but are so blocked with anger, fear, shame, or self-protection that “just doing it” doesn’t feel like an option.

Dear Dedee, On Our 26th Anniversary

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“I didn’t even try to kiss you until our third date, in large measure because I was completely unconvinced someone like you would want to kiss someone like me.”

An Open Letter to My Now Ex-Wife

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“It was an honor to have you for 20 years. It will be my privilege to be a close friend the rest of your life.”

Competition From Another Man Or Woman? Bring It On!

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“It’s human nature to want someone more when someone else wants them, too.”

Unsolicited Advice for Newlyweds

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Getting married? One more piece of advice you didn’t ask for: Ask yourself, what does your partner expect of you?

An Old Man in a Blouse, At Market

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In this convention-defying poem, Stephen Scott Whitaker reminds us that gender identity, sexual orientation, and clothing choice are not necessarily related.

In Therapy: One Man’s Journey Back to His Wife

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Richard Nicastro shows us how one man reconnected to his wife by first reconnecting with himself.

15 Things I Would Go Back and Tell Myself About Marriage

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As your relationship began to get serious, you were probably amazed that someone so awesome really cared about you. Marry someone who feels just as lucky because you care about them.

Manly With a Sissy’s Heart — The Brain Gender Quiz That Taught Me Something

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Josh’s quiz results surprised him — but here’s what he came to realize about himself.

Screw Mars and Venus: How Gender-Specific Relationship Advice Gets it Wrong

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When people don’t see themselves or their partners in the gender molds used to define them, relationships are set up to fail.

A Man’s Perspective on Aging…and George Clooney

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What’s with the age difference, George?