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February 14, 2017

World Family Map Shows Global Trends in Family Structures, Childbearing

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.

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January 26, 2017

Study Finds Aggression More Likely In Cohabitating Couples

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.

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January 19, 2017

Nationwide Poll Finds Support for Monogamy in Marriage; Long Marriages Continue to Inspire

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.

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December 12, 2016

Religious Service Attendance Linked with Less Divorce

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.

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November 18, 2016

What is the Key to a Successful Marriage?

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.

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November 14, 2016

Mothers as Models of Faith in the Family Today

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.

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November 11, 2016

Does Divorce Affect Parents Differently than Couples Without Children?

A new study has taken a different approach on studying the consequences of divorce, comparing in what ways divorce affects couples with children and couples without.

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