Compelling evidence that couples who don’t marry rarely offer a secure and stable home for their children. Amongst parents of 13-15 year olds who do remain intact, 93 per cent are married.
On the anniversary of the Marriage Foundation's launch Paul Coleridge looks back over the solid achieve-
ments of the first year and says that "there is everything to play for. Please continue to stand with us."
The Marriage Foundation think-tank has produced a report revealing that second marriages are more stable than first marriages, challenging the widely held belief that couples who remarry are doomed to repeat the mistakes from their first marriage.
The government's Social Justice report uncovers shocking new data from the Understanding Society survey on the prevalence of family breakdown in low income families, but refuses to even mention the word "marriage".
The Marriage Foundation welcomes Relate’s report recognising why men are less willing to seek help or support for relationship problems. Harry Benson says "What is really needed is an explosion in solution-focused relationship education programmes.”