Staying in an unhappy marriage could be the best thing you do, new study suggests

Feb 8, 2017 by

by Rozina Sabur, Telegraph: Having a child puts a strain on relationships, but staying in an unhappy marriage is the best thing you can do for its long-term success, according to a study. Researchers found the majority of couples who are unhappy when their first child is born feel fulfilled a...

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UK families among most unstable in the developed world

Feb 6, 2017 by

from Marriage Foundation: The United Kingdom has among the highest rates of family instability in the developed world, a study by an international group of academics has found. Three in five (62 per cent) British children born to unmarried parents living together experience family breakdown before...

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Evidence shows marriage is best for society – so why are campaigners pushing for online divorce?

Jan 7, 2017 by

by Camilla Olim, Christian Concern: This week, the Daily Mail reported figures showing that for the first time, break-ups involving cohabiting parents have overtaken break-ups involving married parents. The figures, from the Office for National Statistics, showed that though nearly four times as...

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Now more than half of parents who split up are unmarried

Jan 3, 2017 by

by Steve Doughty, Mailonline: More than half of break-ups among couples with children involve unmarried men and women, a study showed yesterday. While there are nearly four times as many families with children headed by married couples, the number of break-ups among cohabitee parents is now...

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How decades of divorce helped erode religion

Sep 28, 2016 by

by Julie Zauzmer, Washington Post: Two widely recognized trends in American society might have something to do with each other. Divorce rates climbed to the highest levels ever in the 1980s, when about half of all marriages ended in divorce. And in the present day, Americans are rapidly becoming...

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Brangelina: Why celebs don’t have it all

Sep 23, 2016 by

by Harry Benson, The Marriage Foundation: Its probably the most common rebuttal I hear when I mention how married couples tend to do so much better than unmarried couples. “It’s not marriage, its money.” There’s an element of truth to this. Money makes it easier for couples to stay together. More...

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