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The help low income families need
W. Bradford Wilcox | 18 February 2015
tags: family policy, marriage gap, poverty
Economic measures are important, but so are national efforts to reverse marriage decline.

Challenging ideological colonization
Johnpaul Menchavez and Oliver M. Tuazon | 13 February 2015
tags: marriage, marriage law, Philippines
The Philippines is nearly the only country in the world without divorce. An expert on marriage law explains why.

Losing track of marriage and divorce
Carolyn Moynihan | 06 February 2015
tags: American Community Survey, divorce
The US Census Bureau may drop key questions from its community survey. Experts object.

Relationships in America: the good news
Mark Regnerus | 16 December 2014
tags: marriage culture, religion, same-sex marriage
A large new study yields some encouraging results.

Love and the labouring classes
Carolyn Moynihan | 15 December 2014
tags: marriage gap, men, working class
A new book from a leading family scholar analyses the marriage gap.

The music of man and of woman
Carolyn Moynihan | 21 November 2014
tags: Humanum, interreligious dialogue, marriage
A new affirmation of marriage by world religious leaders.

Tough love is still love
Jennifer Roback Morse | 19 November 2014
tags: Catholic Church, compassion, marriage, orthodoxy
Is it possible for the Catholic Church to be both orthodox and compassionate?

From counselling to therapism: how expert help could harm your marriage
Kaitlin Wynia | 06 November 2014
tags: counselling, marriage
Modern marriage therapy has come to promote individualism over marital commitment.

For richer, for poorer: the difference marriage makes to family fortunes
Carolyn Moynihan | 04 November 2014
tags: family structure, marriage culture, poverty
If we care about the poor we ought to care about marriage.

It’s a synod on the family, remember
Cormac Burke | 06 October 2014
tags: Catholic Church, family, marriage
Divorce, annulments, and contraception certainly have their impact on family life, but surely it is a negative one.

Tinkering with the chemistry of love
Michael Cook | 25 September 2014
tags: Julian Savulescu, marriage, relationships, same-sex marriage
Can we really improve relationships with 21st Century love potions?

Is marriage a form of prostitution?
Angela Shanahan | 05 September 2014
tags: marriage, prostitution
The tired old ideas of ageing feminists are being discredited by a younger generation.

Familial love is not a contract
Andrea Mrozek | 15 August 2014
tags: marriage contracts
No-one thrives when they believe the love of their family exists only by contractual obligation.

The bitter price of divorce
Francisco José Pérez Valero | 24 June 2014
tags: divorce, family law
A searing new documentary exposes the human and social cost of tearing families apart.

Is “conscious uncoupling” really such a loopy idea?
Zac Alstin | 15 April 2014
tags: celebrity culture, divorce, marriage, New Age
Gwyneth Paltrow was ridiculed when she explained her divorce, but there's a nugget of truth in her words.

No, Costanza Miriano is not crazy
Mary Cooney | 02 April 2014
tags: Christian theology, marriage
Submissive wives, sacrificing husbands, is a model that really works.

Marry and submit to him. What?
Michael Kirke | 28 March 2014
tags: Christian theology, feminism, marriage
An Italian journalist gives advice that has feminists fuming. Is she mad?

The marriage gap: where poor Canadians are missing out
Peter Jon Mitchell | 05 March 2014
tags: Institute of Marriage and Family Canada, marriage gap
Anyone concerned about the increasing wealth gap should study marriage figures.

Modern marriage: a modelling course
Carolyn Moynihan | 28 February 2014
tags: fertility, marriage, parenting
Self-actualising, HIP, egalitarian, neo-traditional – which model will save marriage?

Let’s talk about marriage
Rachel Lu | 01 October 2013
tags: education, marriage, Millennials
Millennials do actually want to hear about marriage from their elders, a professor finds.

For the richer, not the poorer
Robert Hutchinson | 01 October 2013
tags: family values, liberalism, marriage gap
They might spout liberal sentiments but it's the affluent who are reaping the benefits of marriage.

Helpful hints for a summer wedding speech
Peter Jon Mitchell | 05 August 2013
tags: marriage
In less than two generations, marriage has undergone an astonishing transformation.

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