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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

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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How ‘naked weddings’ could help reduce the ‘marriage gap’

According to our new survey of 2,000 young adults for Marriage Week 10-16 May 2021, nearly one in three 18-30s say they would be more …

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Most young adults want to marry. So why won’t our politicians back marriage?

Our new survey of 2,000 young adults for Marriage Week 10-16 May 2021 finds that over 80% of 18-30s want to marry. So why won’t …

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Hungary shows what effective family policy can look like

I recently interviewed Hungary families minister Katalin Novak to find out why their marriage rates have soared by 72% in just five years. Her answer …

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