A biography by Ruth Franklin captures Shirley Jackson’s punishing upbringing and marriage, which perhaps informed the destruction of heroines in her work.
A new book is a cultural scrapbook on the resilience of a fraught institution.
The gender disparity of influence on Twitter
What three failed marriages taught Margo Howard about love, life, and offering advice
The curious staying power of husband and wife
How hard and boring it is to be faithful?
As daughters, sisters, wives, and coworkers
A very short book excerpt
The central conflict of domestic life right now isn't men versus women or mothers versus fathers; it's the family against money.
Research finds that same-sex unions are happier than heterosexual marriages. What can gay and lesbian couples teach straight ones about living in harmony?
Few possess it, and few want to. Explaining men's ambivalent relationship with an amoral virtue.
Language doesn't necessarily get less prudish over time.
A glance at five academic studies
Some surprising numbers about matrimony
The false egalitarian promise of advanced degrees
A survey of converging perspectives by influential women
How online romance is threatening monogamy
How a once-intimate sign-off is feminizing the workplace, for better or worse