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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Launch of Marriage Foundation in the media 

(See also TV and radio coverage on this page.)

The Times and Sunday Times:

A synopsis of articles from The Times and an interview in The Sunday Times can be found here

Law Gazette:

Joshua Rozenberg: "The motives of Sir Paul  Coleridge in launching the Marriage Foundation are laudable."
See a copy of the article here.


Divorce judge: most couples in Hello! magazine end up in my court within a year or two

Sir Paul Coleridge: 'End the scourge of divorce'

Marriage and divorce: we're pulling ourselves apart

Labour rejects tax breaks for married couples

Judge warns against the "Hello magazine approach" to marriage

Yes, marriage is the 'gold standard'


Marriage breakdown a scourge, says High Court judge

Daily Mail: 

At last! A judge who fights for marriage: Senior family court judge campaigns to break Britain's 'divorce addiction'

Hallelujah! A family court judge has told the truth about the damage divorce wreaks on children

Sir Paul: How my family (despite the odd pointed silence) taught me that marriage is  worth fighting for



Britain's "Addiction to divorce must end"

Evening Standard

Judge: Hello! approach is fuelling family breakdown


Nipper News:

Marriage breakdown a scourge, says High Court judge


Harriet Walker: Don’t blame Hello! for the decline of marriage

Deborah Ross: Please, posh person, tell me how to save my marriage


Zoe Williams: You can't stop divorce, even if you are a family court judge

Editorial - Divorce law: Mending v Ending


Wales Online:

Judge's criticism of "Hello! magazine approach" to weddings strikes chord with pundits


Dudley News:

Foundation set to champion marriage

Huffington Post

Sir Paul Coleridge, High Court Judge, Campaigns Against 'Scourge Of Divorce'

Is Pro-Marriage Campaign on Firm Foundations?