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Different pages: Unmarried parents in lockdown

Most cohabiting dads did pretty well during lockdown. Many of their partners did not.  One of the more striking findings from our analysis of relationships …

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Divorce boom? No chance

According to media reports, marriages are cracking under the strain of lockdown and divorce rates are soaring. In August, Mailonline reported a divorce boom in …

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Why did so many cohabiting mums have relationship problems during lockdown?

Our new research shows that 20% of parent relationships improved, 70% stayed the same, and 10% worsened during lockdown. But cohabiting mums have struggled far …

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Hooray for MacWeddings

“Allowing weddings in a field, in a pub, in a MacDonalds, all for the first time, will do a great deal to remove this artificial …

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Supporters of marriage should back the new divorce law

New divorce laws will come into effect next year. In essence, all divorces should now take 6 months from application to final approval. Some worry …

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The future of marriage post-covid

Marriage rates will more than rebound after lockdown ends as couple reevaluate their lives. But will this be the start of a new uptrend? Marriage …

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