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

COMMIT OR QUIT – THE TWO YEAR RULE AND OTHER RULES FOR ROMANCE Harry Benson’s new book on cohabiting and commitment Available from Amazon of …

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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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