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Study: Stop Taking Those Selfies, New Wives, Because Your Narcissism Could Be Hurting Your Marriage

According to a recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Georgia and UCLA and published in Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, when the wife—especially […]

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Science: Good Luck Not Getting Divorced If You Get Married After the Age of 32

  Until recently, general knowledge—and statistical data—held that the older you were when you got married, the less likely that marriage was to crumble under […]

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Newlyweds: Follow These 5 Tips for Getting Off on the Right Financial Track

We have called on Beth D’Andrea more than once here at PW, because with her experience as a financial counselor (through her Malvern-based firm, Plumtree […]

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Study: Get That College Degree Before You Get Married, Or Risk Becoming Obese

Recently, a bunch of researchers from a bunch of universities (North Carolina, Colorado and Alabama at Birmingham, to be exact) published some findings in the […]

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4 Important Tax Tips All Newlyweds Should Know

Tax season is upon us, and whether you’re married now or will have a spouse by next year’s ever-looming April 15, there are a few key […]

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How to Prevent the Post-Wedding Blues From Creeping Up After Your Big Day

You know that (depressing) feeling that inevitably takes over when you’re forced to return to real life after a week spent on vacation? Well, a similar emotional letdown […]

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8 Tips For Sending Out Your First Holiday Card as a Married Couple

If you happened to pop over to the blog this past Thanksgiving weekend (maybe while you were reheating leftovers or waiting in an ungodly long line […]

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8 Tips for Newlyweds on How to Split Up the Holidays

How did you and your new spouse decide where you’d celebrate Thanksgiving yesterday? Was it a painful process, or did you two exhibit flawless teamwork […]

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Awesome Marriage Advice: From the Adorable Couple Who Has Been Married 72 Years—and the Couple Who Lives In Different Cities

In case you haven’t seen it, the November issue of Philly mag (you know, PW’s older brother) was called The Conversation Issue, and in it, […]

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9 Tips for Freezing—and Defrosting—Your Wedding Cake for Your First Anniversary 

The Washington Post mused today on whether the whole freezing the top tier of your wedding cake for the purposes of sentimental consumption on your […]

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Why the Most Newlyweds Change Their Names In October, and Tips for Getting It Done 

According to the peeps at MissNowMrs.com—the super smart and helpful website that will make changing your post-nuptial name not a nightmare, no matter what state […]

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5 Financial Tasks You and Your New Spouse Have to Tackle Once You’re Married

Well, I might even say that a few of these things wouldn’t hurt to hash out before you tie the knot (who has what debt, […]

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Local Bridal Guide: 8 Philly Cooking Classes Perfect for Newlyweds

On this week’s episode of The Bachelorette, we witnessed the first one-on-one date between Bachelorette Andi Dorfman and potential suitor, Brian Osborne (a Pennsylvania native […]

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On Preserving Your Wedding Dress: What It Is, How to Do It, and Why You Have To

I have known of many a girl to do exactly what this letter writer did this week in Jezebel’s “Ask a Clean Person” column—that is, […]

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Study: Is Post-Wedding Weight Gain a Thing?

File this under Things We Wish Weren’t True But Come As No Surprise: A new study is the latest to confirm that a bride’s I […]