Kinship and descent

Marriage elusive for educated black women

Global Politics

Stanford professor says African-American women should give more weight to class and less weight to race when it comes considering marriage partners.

Who benefits from race-based science

Arts, Culture & Media

Your Stories of Marriage Delayed – or Bypassed Altogether

Military Marriages: Does a Higher Set of Standards Apply?

The American Genealogical Mosaic

The World

Genetic Genealogy: A Powerful Tool for the Family Historian

DNA holds the story of your family’s history, a snapshot of your ancestors and their trials and tribulations […]

Sibling Rivalries: Why They’re So Common and Why They Persist Into Adulthood

Growing up, sibling rivalries seem to be the norm.  But why do they so often persist into adulthood? And what can be done to mend these struggling relationships? Dr. Jeanne Safer  is a psychotherapist and author of the recently released book, “Cain’s Legacy: Liberating Siblings from a Lifetime of Rage, Shame, Secrecy and Regret.” She joins the […]

Marriage Rate Hits an All-Time Low

A Pew Research Center report released Wednesday  shows 51 percent of all adults in the United States are now married – a record low. In 2010, a survey also conducted by Pew found that four in ten Americans thought marriage had become obsolete, but found that most people who had never married (61 percent) would like […]

The World

Marrying for luck on 8/8/08

Arts, Culture & Media

Thousands of Chinese Americans have picked this day to get married in the hope it’ll bring them luck. The Takeaway speaks to one couple who fought hard for event space on a day of big demand for weddings.

The World

Controversial annulment in France

Lifestyle & Belief

A court in France heard arguments today on whether to throw out a controversial annulment. A Muslim man got his marriage annulled earlier this year because he said his wife lied about being a virgin.