love & money

11 Famous Women on Not Getting Married

On Valentine’s Day, it can seem like love takes only one form: the trifecta of chocolate, roses, and marriage — making it the perfect day for DailyWorth to highlight famous women who’ve bucked that trend. From Mindy Kaling to Oprah Winfrey, here...

Who Pays For What Traditionally in a Wedding

We're way past the age where we have to stick to certain outdated rules when it comes to weddings, such as the bride's parents footing the bill for most of the whole wedding. This tradition stems from the times when parents had to include a dowry...

How to Create Equality in Your Relationship

Sure, we like flowers and jewelry just fine, but you know what would be really romantic this Valentine’s Day? A truly equal partnership. You know, where each person does his or her fair share of housework and parenting duties, and receives the...

I Don’t Want to Get Married — But I Might

I once knew a girl in college who started a binder of fantasy wedding clippings when she was 8 years old. This perplexed me. I grew up in a household with happily married parents who never pushed romantic ideals upon their three girls. In fact,...

When a Feminist Dates a Rich Guy...

When you’re used to paying your own way, sharing your life with a man in the 1 percent can be a challenge. For the better part of last year, I dated a man in a much higher socioeconomic class. And though I didn’t expect him to pay my way,...

When He Treats Your Career Like a Hobby

I have a close friend who has a successful, decade-long career in the fashion* industry. Four years into her last relationship, her boyfriend still rolled his eyes in frustration when she didn’t make it home for dinner. Though the man (a...

Why You Shouldn’t Negotiate Your Relationship

You’ve been taught that the ultimate sign of maturity is when two people can sit down and talk about an issue like adults. And it’s critical for many things: a disagreement, a major financial decision, long-term goals with a long-term partner. But...

Does Facebook Break Up Marriages?

Facebook users, beware. You may be one “like” away from divorce court. A growing body of research links increased use of Facebook to marital discord. The latest of these studies, published in the July 2014 issue of the journal “Computers in Human...

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