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Lots of interesting articles by our team about marriage and commitment, family policy, our research findings and other marriage-related stuff

Commit or Quit – The Two Year Rule and Other Rules for Romance

It’s Marriage Week! Our theme is ‘The Forever Conversation’ What better time to launch Harry Benson’s new book on cohabiting and commitment. COMMIT OR QUIT …

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Living with uncertainty

Now that we’re a few weeks into lockdown, I’ve been thinking a lot about how this pandemic might be affecting the way we do relationships …

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In banning weddings, government has unintentionally banned marriages

Several people have written to me to ask how they can get married. Under the new coronavirus law, weddings are banned. As a result, churches …

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Family planning: The antidote to ‘co-DIV-19’

Having an A&E doctor living in our house, I know all too well how this thing is going to get a lot worse. But you …

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Number 10 needs a Family Policy Unit

The costs – personal, social, economic – of family breakdown are vast and underappreciated. This is a social justice issue.  My article for the political …

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Enter civil partnerships

From new year’s eve, heterosexual couples will have the same opportunity to formalise their relationship as same sex couples through either civil partnership or marriage. …

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