Marriage

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Get off the hamster wheel! How to quiet quit absolutely everything
Sure, you can strive less in the workplace. But what happens when you dial down bigger things, like parenting, relationships and even showering?

Zoe Williams

30, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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You be the judge: should my husband stop removing the sink strainer?
She says it prevents clogging up the pipes. He thinks it attracts unwanted pests. You decide who’s responsible for this domestic blockage

Interviews by Georgina Lawton

30, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Forget cooking – pass the bread and eggs | Brief letters
Brief letters: Meals for married life | Exotic animals | Far-right governments | Fiscal rectitude | Trickle-down cash | Wheelbarrow money

Letters

27, Sep, 2022 @3:38 PM

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Tim Dowling: We’ve been married 30 years – and I’m getting romantic in my old age
‘I am bad at anniversaries, but my wife is worse: most years she doesn’t even remember’

Tim Dowling

24, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Welcome to the First Blokes club! What can Hugh O’Leary expect as the prime minister’s husband?
Denis Thatcher seemed happy to do nothing but booze and play golf. Jacinda Ardern’s fiance throws himself into fishing. How will Liz Truss’s spouse cope with being in the spotlight?

Zoe Williams

22, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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I love you but I don’t want to see you for the next six weeks: the case for a ‘marriage sabbatical’
It’s not a divorce, a trial separation or a chance for a guilt-free fling, just an opportunity for husbands and wives to live apart, forget all the little irritations and realise how much they miss each other. At least that’s the theory …

Zoe Williams

21, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Why do I pick fights with my husband? Because I want a happy marriage | Emma Beddington
The right kind of argument can apparently bring couples closer together. Is bickering about the bread bin a good start, writes Guardian columnist Emma Beddington

Emma Beddington

18, Sep, 2022 @1:00 PM

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I love my wife, but I am sure I’m about to start an affair | Ask Philippa
Stopping the flirtation will hurt but it will be nothing compared to the destruction to your family if you carry on

Philippa Perry

18, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Record number of young people in Japan rejecting marriage, survey shows
Rise in people aged 18-34 who don’t intend to marry has consequences for Japan’s low birth rate and depopulation concerns

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

14, Sep, 2022 @3:12 AM

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My wife and I haven’t had sex for five years. Must we settle for the occasional peck on the lips?
We already fight over the smallest things. How can we tackle this problem without breaking up?

Pamela Stephenson Connolly

06, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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My husband has had a stroke, but I hate feeling like his carer | Ask Philippa
Ask if he would accept help from a physiotherapist – for your sake. You’re in crisis mode so he won’t be able to change his way of coping at the moment

Philippa Perry

04, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Being gay, I was deeply sceptical about marriage – but then I conducted a wedding for my two best friends
We live in a world that continually punishes us for who we are, so to see this celebration of queer love felt like a radical act

Amrou Al-Kadhi

28, Aug, 2022 @1:00 PM

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