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Marriage in the News
February 28, 2017
Part of the report from the World Family Map project focuses on family dynamics. The WFM found varying patterns in conversations between parents and children and a positive correlation between shared family meals and teens’ school performance.
February 14, 2017
The World Family Map is an annual report that compiles data from around the world to monitor the health of families worldwide. Focusing on factors affecting family structure, the WFM found varying numbers of cohabitating couples and children born outside of marriage, with the majority of children living with both parents.
January 26, 2017
The Institute for Family Studies recently reported on two studies that explored the link between physical aggression and cohabitation in young adult couples. The studies found that cohabitating couples are more likely to experience aggression in their relationships than those who are married or dating and not living together.
January 19, 2017
January 2017’s 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair Poll surveyed over 1,000 Americans on their views of marriage. Results show that, overall, Americans are supportive of monogamy, working hard in marriage, and long-term marriages.
December 12, 2016
The Institute for Family Studies recently published research results that confirms previous similar studies: those who regularly attend religious services are less likely to divorce than those who don’t.
November 18, 2016
A recent study surveyed married couples about the most important factors in a successful marriage. The results showed that religious beliefs are seen as less integral to marital success than other aspects.
November 14, 2016
When it comes to raising children in faith, new research has shown that mothers tend to be more influential than fathers on the religious experience of their children.