Two thirds of divorces come ‘out of the blue’ for children


New research from Marriage Foundation reveals, for the first time, that the majority (60 per cent) of divorced couples were happy with their relationship only a year prior to separation.

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Marriage rates collapse among middle classes


The middle classes are turning their backs on marriage in their droves, Marriage Foundation has found in research published today. Data shows that the trend away from marriage is now spreading from low income groups to families on middle incomes.

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Marriage inequality between rich and poor soars to all-time high


New data analysed by Marriage Foundation shows an alarming widening of the marriage gap between rich and poor. Marriage Foundation found mothers with young children are four times more likely to be married if they are wealthy than if they are poor.

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The Launch of the Marriage Foundation

The Marriage Foundation was launched on May 1st, 2012 at Middle Temple Hall. For more details see:

MF Launch Gallery
MF Launch Speeches, etc
Video of Speeches
MF Launch in Media
(Times and Sunday Times)
(Law Gazette)
TV and Radio
(BBC Today Programme - at 0742)
Other Responses 

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