Over the last thirty five years, nearly two million more children have been born into families that are breaking down as a result of the trend away from marriage, Marriage Foundation has found.
For the second year running, Britain hangs onto the unwelcome top spot for family breakdown across Western Europe.
In the first ever UK study of its kind, new research from Marriage Foundation, a think tank dedicated to building stronger families, has found that the recipe for relationship success lies in making the decision to commit before starting a family.
Staying together can have the same positive impact on subsequent income as having a degree, a new study by Marriage Foundation has found.
New figures from the Office for National Statistics show the proportion of married families in Britain has been stable for the last six years.