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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

A nation divided … over marriage

It’s not just Brexit. Britain is also a nation divided over marriage. The better off marry and mostly stay together. The less well off don’t …

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A really good news story to begin 2019

One of the issues we’ve tried to address at Marriage Foundation is to find out the scale of family breakdown. A few years back, we …

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In praise of lone parents

When Marriage Foundation was first launched in 2012, I was invited on to ITV’s This Morning show, whereupon I was ambushed by their agony aunt, …

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Can open marriages work?

(Image: BBC Essex) A married couple from Essex, Debbie and Tony Dowsett, say they go away on dates, have sex and go away with other …

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Well done, Chancellor!

On page 80 of today’s budget red book, Chancellor Philip Hammond announced his intention to relax the rules about where couples can get married, specifically aimed …

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Living together before getting married: Should you buy before you try?

It sounds like common sense. Live with somebody for a while and you’ll find out properly if you’re a good match for a life together. …

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