Pre-nups – where “my money” trumps “our commitment”

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For better and better . . .

• It’s Valentines Day. A day to celebrate love. But what are the odds that love will last? • Based on my analysis of the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics, 61% of today’s newlyweds can expect to stay married for life. After 10 years together, their odds of staying together rise to 74%. Couples […]

Marriage Foundation launches new national resource

The Marriage Foundation has developed this searchable map as a national resource signposting the services of organisations and individuals involved in relationships/marriage education.   Like couples, courses come in all shapes and forms. Marriage courses, in particular, are often either designed for use before or during marriage: ‘marriage preparation’ or ‘marriage MOTs’.   The Marriage […]

New marriages stronger for 8th year running

ONS divorce data published today appears to show that divorce rates have fluctuated up and down over the past twenty years. However this “year of divorce” method of calculating divorce rates makes analysis of trends all but impossible to assess because it mixes marriages of different durations. In a report published today, Early marriages stronger […]