The Sunday Times: Marshmallow or marriage? The greatest test of a human being

13-Jun-2016

It’s tempting to think of marriage as old-fashioned. Why not just live with someone and be done with it? Yet it survives. All kinds of practical benefits seem associated with being married, writes Alain de Botton

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Tie the knot to boost children’s mental health, couples told

29-May-2016

New research by Marriage Foundation shows that marriage significantly improves the self-esteem of teenagers and improves their life chances. Children with parents in a stable long-term cohabiting relationship did not see any benefit.

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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 


Download a Newsletter

Click on the image below to download The Marriage Foundation's Summer 2012 Newsletter: 




Winter 2012/13:




How to Stay in Touch

To receive regular updates on the progress of the Marriage Foundation please send an email with your details to: p.coleridge@marriagefoundation.org


How You Can Help

We are always grateful for help from people who:

• will publicly endorse the Foundation and its aims

• will provide or help raise the funds to establish the Foundation as an
independent body with the resources to make a significant impact

• advise and guide the work of the Foundation.


Please get in touch if you want to help: p.coleridge@marriagefoundation.org