Let me ask you this: 'What does it feel like to cancel your wedding?'

I met Stephen when I was at university. A few years older than myself, he was a junior doctor at the local hospital (friend-of-a-friend type thing). I was bowled over by what I thought was his charm and sophistication; I later came to realise that he was manipulative and cold – but more of that later.

Blink and you’ll miss it marriages

As the world comes to terms with the shock split of Kim Kardashian and basketball star Kris Humphries just 10-weeks after their star-studded televised wedding, takes a look at a few other blink and you’ll miss it celebrity marriages.


The 50 best Wedding venues

Forget Westminster Abbey. From romantic woodland retreats to chic city hotels, Rhiannon Batten presents the top spots to tie the knot

Does marriage matter any more?

Weddings are the talk of the nation this spring. But our sugar-coated fantasies shouldn't blind us to the fact that it's the vows that really count, argues Peter Stanford

Marriage: Our special relationship

Each marriage is different and changes with the passing years. Four writers at different stages in the adventure explain what theirs means to them

The facts of life: marriage

The number of marriages in England and Wales that were the first marriage for both partners peaked in 1940 at 426,100 when 91 per cent of all marriages were the first for both partners. This number has since fallen to 144,120 in 2006, accounting for 61 per cent of all marriages.

Sex doctor: Keep your love life spicy

You can make love to the same person for the rest of your life in a million different ways, places and situations. Here are some foreplay tips for familiar lovers and some great ideas for just about anyone.