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Secret to Japanese Couple's 80 Years of Marriage: Wife's Patience
Offbeat  (tags: marriage, Guinness world record, long life, Japan )

- 313 days ago -
Masao Matsumoto, 108, and his 100-year-old wife, Miyako, have been confirmed as the oldest living spouses by aggregate age by Guinness World Records, having been married since October 1937.
His Dying Wish Was to Marry Her. A Hospital Sprang Into Action to Make It Happen.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, people, death, cancer, dying, marriage, heartwarming, bittersweet, sad )

- 941 days ago -
The 33-year-old had leukemia, and on Friday morning, he was preparing to let go from his hospital bed in Amarillo, Tex. Hospital staff members were aware that he didnâEUR(TM)t have long and asked if he had a final wish.
Love You, Always Have: 92-Year-Old Man Sings Love Song To Dying Wife
Offbeat  (tags: humans, love, marriage )

- 1392 days ago -
The clip shows the 92 year old Howard singing YouâEUR(TM)ll Never Know a love song popular in the 1940s and 1950s to his wife of 73 years.
The Japanese Women Who Married the Enemy
Offbeat  (tags: Japanese women, American GI's, Marriage, WW2 )

- 1429 days ago -
Seventy years ago many Japanese people in occupied Tokyo after World War Two saw US troops as the enemy. But tens of thousands of young Japanese women married GIs nonetheless - and then faced a big struggle to find their place in the US.
'How I Found Out My Partner Was Gay'
Offbeat  (tags: Gay Men, Women, Marriage, Homophobic )

- 1466 days ago -
Many gay men and women end up marrying people of the opposite sex. But what is it like for the spouse who eventually finds their marriage breaking down?
The Indian Matchmakers Targeting Divorcees
Offbeat  (tags: marriage, divorce, matchmakers, India )

- 1526 days ago -
India still has one of the lowest divorce rates in the world, but marriage breakdowns are becoming more common. Most of those splitting up are members of its thriving, urban middle class whose lives have been transformed by the economic boom.
Oklahoma Bill Could Block Marriages If Couple Tests Positive for STD
Offbeat  (tags: marriage, test, law, USA )

- 1605 days ago -
Oklahoma lawmakers continue to make headlines with controversial legislation,
25 Must-See Wedding Photos From 2014
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, marriage, weddings, pics )

- 1668 days ago -
If you are romantic, these are worth seeing....and they offer more than just the original 25.....
Why Should Women Change Their Names on Getting Married?
Offbeat  (tags: women, marriage, name change )

- 1716 days ago -
It is regarded as tradition for wives to take a man's name after marriage. Why, asks Dr Sophie Coulombeau.
Woman Speaks of Domestic Abuse to Raise Awareness
Offbeat  (tags: Domestic, Abuse, Marriage, Women, Northern Ireland, UK )

- 1886 days ago -
A woman who was subjected to physical and sexual assaults during a four-year relationship has spoken publicly to raise awareness of domestic abuse.
Together to the End: Husband Holds Hands With His Beloved Wife of 60 Years as They Died Hours Apart
Offbeat  (tags: love, Love Story, true love story, death, marriage )

- 1969 days ago -
True love lasts forever... Even death could not separate 60 years of marriage
When Love Really Is Blind: Couple Marry After Guide Dogs Become An Item
Offbeat  (tags: blind, dogs, guide dogs, marriage, love, pets, wonderful )

- 2202 days ago -
A blind couple have told how they found love and got engaged - after their guide dogs became an item.
When Kids Bring Up Same-Sex Marriage
Offbeat  (tags: children, family, living, sex, marriage )

- 2881 days ago -
Deep conversations with my kids seem to always arise in the car. "The most important thing about marriage," I told my kids when the subject came up, "is that you pick someone who is kind, and who really loves you."
Love Blooms At Shelter As Evacuees And Volunteer Set To Marry
Offbeat  (tags: love, marriage, Minamisanriku, Miyagi, tsunami, evacuee, volunteer, bond, shelter )

- 2996 days ago -
MINAMI-SANRIKU, Miyagi - At a shelter for evacuees in this tsunami-ravaged town, a new bond was formed, leading to a promise of marriage.
Four in 10 Say Marriage Is Becoming Obsolete - Yahoo! News
Offbeat  (tags: marriage, obsolete, interesting, divorce, holidays, family, interesting )

- 3161 days ago -
As families gather for Thanksgiving this year, nearly one in three American children is living with a parent who is divorced, separated or never-married. More people are accepting the view that wedding bells aren't needed to have a family.

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