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A Growing Trend: Couples Choosing To Shack Up Before Marriage
2013-04-04 14:34:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Nearly half of all women moved in with a romantic partner prior to getting married, according to statistics released Thursday by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Forty-eight percent of the more than 12,000 15- to 44-year-old females interviewed by the NCHS between 2006 and 2010 chose cohabitation as their first union, without marriage. That´s an increase from just 38 percent in 1995, the agency revealed in...

Happily Married Newlyweds More Likely To Pack On The Pounds
2013-04-04 13:05:44

WATCH VIDEO: [Happy Marriage Can Threaten Health] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The “Honeymoon Phase” can be the happiest time of a couple´s marriage; however, a new study shows that the first few years of a happy marriage can lead to packing on the pounds. While previous research has shown that marriage is associated with weight gain, the role of marital satisfaction has never been fully investigated, according to the study´s lead author...

2013-04-03 23:03:51

Any Couple Wed by the Wedding Planning Company Maui´d Forever is Offered a Complimentary Life Planning Mini-Retreat. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 Maui´d Forever is one of Hawaii´s few full service, all-Hawaiian Islands wedding planner and coordinator. Founded in 2003 by entrepreneur Mark Steffan, the company operates on the Hawaiian Islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big Island of Hawaii. Having wed over 3000 couples Maui´d Forever has decided to team up...

2013-03-29 23:15:04

On Saturday, April 6 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Fatherhood Matters Inc., a San Antonio, Texas based non-profit organization will host I.AM.A.FATHER, an event in partnership with Identigene, providing a limited number of free DNA paternity tests to San Antonio families. The event is being held at the Boys & Girls Club of San Antonio. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 On Saturday, April 6 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Fatherhood Matters Inc., a San Antonio, Texas based non-profit...

2013-03-27 23:02:20

BrideLive is scheduled to host a webinar on Wednesday April 3, 2013 as part of their on-going Consultants Corner education program. The webinar will be titled “Getting on the Preferred Vendors List” and will be presented by Rick Brewer of Get More Brides. (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 In the wedding and event industry, getting client referrals from outside sources is a substantial part of doing business. One of the most asked questions between wedding and event professionals today is...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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