marriage http://kcur.org en St. Louis' Newly Wed Gay Couples Reflect On Why Attitudes On Gay Marriage Have Shifted http://kcur.org/post/st-louis-newly-wed-gay-couples-reflect-why-attitudes-gay-marriage-have-shifted <p class="p1">Tod Martin wasn’t going to let 20 words keep him from marrying David Gray.<p class="p2"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">While it took more than 20 years, St. Louis officials last week issued Martin and Gray a marriage license. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:23:03 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 58137 at http://kcur.org St. Louis' Newly Wed Gay Couples Reflect On Why Attitudes On Gay Marriage Have Shifted When Cupid Strikes Again: Financial Planning For A Second Marriage http://kcur.org/post/when-cupid-strikes-again-financial-planning-second-marriage <p>According to the <a href="http://www.smartstepfamilies.com/view/statistics">U.S. Bureau of the Census</a>, about 75 percent of those who divorce will eventually remarry. So how do you prepare financially for a second or even third marriage?</p><p>On today's <em>Central Standard, </em>the Cash Money Crew will help navigate those difficult but necessary conversations two people need to have before they get married, again.</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:01:00 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton & Kate Baxendale 52754 at http://kcur.org Redefining Marriage In The 21st Century http://kcur.org/post/redefining-marriage-21st-century <p></p><p>Today we are talking about tying the knot. How has marriage changed over the past 250 years?</p><p><strong>Guests: &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li><strong>Jennifer Frangos</strong>​, professor of English at UMKC</li><li><strong>Jennifer Phegley</strong>, professor of English at UMKC</li><li><strong>Jessica Halliday Hardie</strong>, professor of Sociology at UMKC</li></ul> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:55:09 +0000 Bill Anderson, Matthew Long-Middleton & Kate Baxendale 50345 at http://kcur.org Finding The Funny Side Of Marriage http://kcur.org/post/finding-funny-side-marriage <p>When it comes to marriage, there are always some unforeseen curves in the road.</p><p>In the first part of Wednesday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, we talk with <em>Sex and the City</em> screenwriter Cindy Chupack&nbsp;about how she turned her own bumpy road into a series of comedic episodes in her new book,<em> The Longest Date: Life as a Wife</em>.</p><p><strong>Guest:</strong></p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 17:04:45 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 49455 at http://kcur.org Finding The Funny Side Of Marriage Extramarital Affairs http://kcur.org/post/extramarital-affairs <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>When surveyed, 20 to 25 percent of people admit to having an extramarital affair.&nbsp; It also is one of the most destructive forces to a&nbsp; relationship.&nbsp; Why is this phenomena so common? Our resident psychologist Bruce Liese tackles the common misconceptions about affairs.</p><p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0000 Brian Ellison & Matthew Long-Middleton 32653 at http://kcur.org Extramarital Affairs Financial Advice: Marriage http://kcur.org/post/financial-advice-marriage <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>First comes love, then comes marriage &ndash; but when comes that first conversation about your finances? In this Monday&#39;s <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard"><strong><em>Central Standard</em></strong></a>, professional Financial Advisors stop by with advice for advice for newlyweds hoping to create a solid financial foundation to their marriage, and then, what to do if things don&#39;t go as planned.</p><p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 14:12:40 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 19946 at http://kcur.org Financial Advice: Marriage Arranged Marriages In Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/arranged-marriages-kansas-city <p>Spring is in full bloom in Kansas City, and that means it&#39;s wedding season. For most couples in the US, the story is pretty similar: two people meet and start dating, they get more serious and become a couple, and after a year or a few years, they get engaged.</p><p> Tue, 29 May 2012 15:56:26 +0000 Alex Smith 18446 at http://kcur.org Arranged Marriages In Kansas City The Ethics Professors: Love, Marriage, & Divorce http://kcur.org/post/ethics-professors-love-marriage-divorce <p>First comes love, then comes marriage&hellip;then for about 50 percent of us &hellip; it&rsquo;s divorce.</p> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 04:19:11 +0000 Stephen Steigman, Steve Kraske, Danie Alexander & Kathleen Pointer 13691 at http://kcur.org The Ethics Professors: Love, Marriage, & Divorce Courtship & Marriage In Victorian England http://kcur.org/post/courtship-marriage-victorian-england <p>If you think that personal ads and dating services are only 50 or 60 years old, think again. In a new book titled Courtship and Marriage in Victorian England, University of Missouri Kansas City English Department chair Jennifer Phegley argues that today’s internet dating has predecessors in Victorian personal ads in newspapers, matrimonial agencies, and courtship correspondence groups.</p> Mon, 06 Feb 2012 20:11:51 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 11984 at http://kcur.org Courtship & Marriage In Victorian England Marriage Rules http://kcur.org/post/marriage-rules <p>Here&#39;s some news: <strong>Relationships are complicated</strong>. So complicated, in fact, that&#39;s it&#39;s never a bad time to review some <strong>good rules</strong> for how to manage these very complex beasts.</p><p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 19:20:14 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 11718 at http://kcur.org Marriage Rules The Journal Of Best Practices http://kcur.org/post/journal-best-practices <p>There comes a time in every marriage when many wives begin to wonder <strong>&ldquo;What the heck is wrong with my husband&rsquo;s brain?!&rdquo;</strong></p> Fri, 13 Jan 2012 21:21:39 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 10720 at http://kcur.org The Journal Of Best Practices