Research Papers

Establishing the facts about family breakdown
transforming the debate about marriage

In the first six years of Marriage Foundation we have focused on establishing the reality of family stability and instability: what actually happens to couples and their children, who stays together and who splits up.  This is transforming the debate about marriage which, previously, had been obscured by myths and misconceptions.

Briefing Paper

This briefing note draws together our most significant findings to date.

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Date nights save relationships

Relationship educators often recommend that couples go on regular ‘Date Nights’ to keep their relationship alive and healthy. But is there any evidence from research

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Family Unfriendly Britain

Harry Benson will be speaking at the Budapest Demographic Summit 14/15 September If the UK has any kind of family policy, it revolves around childcare

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Marriage and GCSE results

The importance of family economics (e.g. incomes) is well known and well represented in research and government policy on education. What is frequently overlooked in

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The Marriage Gap

Top Family judge calls on senior politicians to break their decade of silence on the importance of marriage Sir Paul Coleridge, who was a senior

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