Jun 05, 2013
A recent plea by the Sharjah Marriage Fund for restraint in the cost of weddings has highlighted just how much some Emirati families are prepared to spend on the big day Read Article UAE weddings: trend of big-budget days may be changing
May 01, 2013
The Marriage Fund is holding lectures for parents across the country, warning them of the negative consequences of mixed marriages. Read Article Emirati-only marriages encouraged in UAE
Jun 08, 2012
But the age gap is not widely acknowledged by divorcees as the main reason for the failure of their marriage, with only two in five citing it as a primary cause. Read Article Emiratis who marry much older men 'more likely to divorce'
Sep 14, 2011
So far this year, the Marriage Fund has given 818 couples grants worth Dh70,000 so they can marry without the threat of debt. Read Article Cash boost eases newlyweds' debt
Apr 22, 2011
It takes more than a lavish wedding and good intentions to make marriage work – but too many young Emiratis are finding that out the hard way. Read Article Young couples need more support
Jan 06, 2011
It is less common these days for Lebanese men to have multiple wives, and so sometimes the community gangs up on those who decide to marry again. Read Article Is the institution of marriage large enough for multiple wives?
Jan 03, 2011
Higher education is leading more Arabs to get to know each other before agreeing to get married. Read Article More Arabs getting to know spouse before marriage
Oct 19, 2010
An Emirati author who won international attention for her book of advice for young couples returns with a second guide, while a card game on relationships is also due for release. Read Article Book and card game designed to strengthen marriages