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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

Should cohabiting couples have the same rights as married couples?

I’ve written about this subject before. But having just been to parliament to give evidence to the Women and Equalities Committee, it’s worth going over …

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Family friendly Hungary

I’ve been somewhat immersed in all things Hungary during the past few weeks. Last month, I was invited to an international conference on the family …

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The couple penalty: the perverse family policy that penalises commitment

In the budget this week, the Chancellor announced a couple of things that will benefit quite a lot of families in the short term. But …

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Impact and Legacy

After nine years as research director for Marriage Foundation, I decided I needed to boost our impact and legacy. If you’ve followed our work in …

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Should cohabiting couples have similar legal rights to married couples?

Submission to the Women and Equalities Committee inquiry into the rights of cohabiting partners Sir Paul Coleridge and Harry Benson, Marriage Foundation, July 2021 Marriage …

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Me, You, and Us: We-Ness and Couple Identity

(This excellent article by Professor Scott Stanley of the University of Denver is reproduced by kind permission of the Institute for Family Studies) by Scott …

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