Unmarried parents account for one fifth of couples but half of all family breakdown. An epidemic of family breakdown because so few people realise how badly the odds of success are stacked against unmarried cohabitees.
First it was grown-up children moving back in to the family home. Now there is a new threat to the peace of the empty nest.
The fastest-growing household is the “multi-family”, in which offspring come home and bring their partner.
Arguing is not always a bad thing. It can signal that your partner still matters to you. But there’s a right way to do it
Latest figures from the ONS reveal babies born in 2012 will suffer higher rates of family breakdown than any previous generation.
Sir Paul's speech delivered to the Family Law Conference 2013.