Category: Marriage

Should Couples in Unhappy Marriages Stay Together?

by Harry Benson

A Profile of the Taiwanese Family

by James C.T. Hsueh

Ties That Bind: Childrearing in the Age of Cohabitation

by W. Bradford Wilcox and Laurie DeRose

True Love is Passion Rooted in Friendship

by Jason Whiting | @Jason_Whiting

Hey Guys, Put a Ring on It

by W. Bradford Wilcox and Nicholas H. Wolfinger

Another Look at the Rising Share of Cohabiting Births and Family Instability

by Laurie DeRose

Parents’ Shared Time in the U.S., Spain, and France

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

Debunking the Ball and Chain Myth of Marriage for Men

by W. Bradford Wilcox and Nicholas H. Wolfinger

Cohabitation Contributes to Family Instability Across the Globe

by Laurie DeRose

Making the Case for Married Parenthood to Millennials

by Jennifer Murff

This is Us Honors Marriage and Respects Fatherhood

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

New Research on the Intergenerational Transmission of Divorce

by Nicholas H. Wolfinger | @NickWolfinger

Aggression in Twentysomethings’ Cohabiting, Dating, and Marriage Relationships

by Scott Stanley and Galena Rhoades

Men’s Breadwinning Still Matters for Marriage

by Christos Makridis

Three Reasons Not to Make This January Your Divorce Month

by W. Bradford Wilcox and Samuel Sturgeon

The Treachery of Divorce

by Luma Simms | @lumasimms

What If You Were Scheduled to Work on Your Wedding Day?

by Amber and David Lapp

Three Family-Strengthening Resolutions for 2017

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

How Flawed Memories Can Sabotage Your Marriage

by Jason Whiting | @Jason_Whiting

What Kids Really Want for Christmas

by Rhonda Kruse Nordin

Married-Parent Families Boost Student Performance in Ohio

by Nicholas Zill and W. Bradford Wilcox

Marriage, Single Parenthood, and the 2016 Vote

by W. Bradford Wilcox and Jon McEwan

Conflict in Marriage Does Not Need to Be Destructive

by Jason Whiting | @Jason_Whiting

Most Immigrant Families Are Traditional Families

by Nicholas Zill

Religious Service Attendance, Marriage, and Health

by Tyler J. VanderWeele

Go Ahead, Congratulate the Newly Engaged!

by Melissa Langsam Braunstein | @slowhoneybee

Most U.S. Children Live With Two Married Parents

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

Can Couple and Relationship Education Increase Hope?

by Alan Hawkins

Immigrant Births and Marriage

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

Mr. President: A Healthy Marriage Culture is Vital to America’s Success

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

Better-Educated Women Still Prefer Higher-Earning Husbands

by The Editors

Infidelity: What They Don’t Know Won’t Hurt Them?

by Robert VerBruggen | @RAVerBruggen

Married, Alone: The Increase in Commuter Marriages

by Kindra Heilpern

Like Mother, Like Daughter: Does Family Instability Affect Girls, Too?

by W. Bradford Wilcox | @WilcoxNMP

Real Insights About Pornography and Marriage

by Nicholas H. Wolfinger | @NickWolfinger

Stable Families and Educational Progress in Latin America

by Laurie DeRose

Philip Cohen Misses the Mark

by W. Bradford Wilcox and Nicholas Zill

A Portrait of the Un-Working American Man

by Nicholas Eberstadt

To Close the Gender Gap in Schools, Strengthen Families

by Alysse ElHage and W. Bradford Wilcox

The Benefits of Monthly Date Nights for Married Couples

by Harry Benson

The “Brangelina” Break-up: Shocking or Predictable?

by Melissa Langsam Braunstein | @slowhoneybee

Why I Choose the “Gold Standard” of Family Forms

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

Don’t Overlook Marriage in the Fight to End Child Poverty

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

Why I Rejected Elizabeth Gilbert’s Vision of Life and Love

by Naomi Schaefer Riley | @NaomiSRiley

The Link Between Family Background and Academic Success

by Anna Egalite | @annaegalite

How the Military Promotes Racial Equality and Marriage

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

Married-Parent Families Predict Graduation Rates in Florida

by W. Bradford Wilcox and Nicholas Zill

To Strengthen Florida Schools, Start With the Family

by W. Bradford Wilcox and Nicholas Zill

The Breadwinner Husband Still Matters in Marriage

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

Are Second Unions More Stable Than First Unions in France?

by Laurie DeRose

The Impact of Deployments on Military Marriages

by Thomas E. Trail | @TomETrail

The Marriage Imprint

by Rhonda Kruse Nordin

Journaling Through a Divorce Decision: A Case Study

by Kelly M. Roberts and Kaye-Lin Doty

20 Years After Welfare Reform: A Way Forward

by Rachel Sheffield | @RachelSheffiel2

The Marriage Gap in Europe

by Harry Benson

The Strivers Punished by Marriage Penalties

by David Lapp | @AmberDavidLapp

Millennials: Generation Infidelity?

by Robert VerBruggen | @RAVerBruggen

The Striking Similarities Between The Bachelorette and Porn

by Steven M. Harris | @steveharris65

Welfare and Marriage in Fishtown

by W. Bradford Wilcox, Alysse ElHage, and David Lapp

TANF and Two-Parent Families

by Shawn Fremstad | @inclusionist

Living-Wage Jobs Are Pro-Marriage Jobs

by David Lapp | @AmberDavidLapp

How Religious Involvement Influences Well-Being

by Jenet Erickson

Calling Dr. Google: How People Search for Marriage Advice Online

by Kelly M. Roberts and Molly Weems

Marrying Across Political Lines

by Naomi Schaefer Riley | @NaomiSRiley

Changing Culture From the Bottom Up

by Amber and David Lapp

‘Like Shaking Up a Snow Globe’: Clarity and Confidence in Divorce Decisions

by Steven M. Harris | @steveharris65

Two Approaches to Strengthening Families

by David Lapp | @AmberDavidLapp

Millennial Women and Marriage

by Jennifer Murff

Change and Stability in How Couples Think About Divorce

by Alan Hawkins

When to Seek Marriage Help: Relationship Red Flags

by Jason Whiting | @Jason_Whiting

Marriage Remains an Important Source of Life Satisfaction

by Laurie DeRose

UK Teens With Married Parents Have Higher Self-Esteem

by Harry Benson

Counterintuitive Trends in the Link Between Premarital Sex and Marital Stability

by Nicholas H. Wolfinger | @NickWolfinger

The Many Reasons More Young Adults Are Living With Their Parents

by Naomi Schaefer Riley | @NaomiSRiley

Further Dimensions of Marital Decision-Making

by Kelly M. Roberts, Payton Birlew, Steve M. Harris, and Sarah M. Allen

Maxim Masculinity: One Legacy of the Divorce Revolution

by W. Bradford Wilcox | @WilcoxNMP

The “Big Four” Factors in Americans’ Divorce Decisions

by Kelly M. Roberts, Payton Birlew, Steve M. Harris, and Sarah M. Allen

How Family Fragmentation Sabotages Trust and Grit

by David Lapp | @AmberDavidLapp

Waiting for the Train: Searching for a Mate in the Modern World

by Scott Stanley | @DecideOrSlide

In Marriage, If You See Something, Say Something

by Steven M. Harris | @steveharris65

How Deployment Affects Military Families

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

Does the Family That Prays Together Really Stay Together?

by Ashley McGuire

Less Marriage, More Inequality

by W. Bradford Wilcox and Anna Sutherland

Acceptance of Divorce Falling, Tolerance of Cohabitation Rising

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

The Family-Friendly Future of the Gender Revolution

by Frances Goldscheider

Cohabitation, Marriage, and Union Instability in Europe

by Jaap Dronkers

Why Government Programs to Help Poorer Couples Deserve More Time

by Alan Hawkins

Does the “Marriage of Equals” Exacerbate Educational Inequality?

by Nicholas Zill

Is Monogamy Unnatural?

by Robert VerBruggen | @RAVerBruggen

A U-Haul Isn’t What the Working Class Needs

by David Lapp | @AmberDavidLapp

Marriage Is an Important Tool in the Fight Against Poverty

by W. Bradford Wilcox | @WilcoxNMP

Practice May Not Make Perfect: Relationship Experience and Marital Success

by Scott Stanley and Galena Rhoades

The Role of Culture in Declining Marriage Rates

by W. Bradford Wilcox, Nicholas H. Wolfinger, and Charles E. Stokes

How the Church Helps Black Men Flourish in America

by W. Bradford Wilcox and Nicholas H. Wolfinger

What Couples with Children Argue About Most

by Nicholas Zill

Single Men May Not Be Having the Most Fun

by W. Bradford Wilcox | @WilcoxNMP

Better Together: Religious Attendance, Gender, and Relationship Quality

by W. Bradford Wilcox and Nicholas H. Wolfinger

Would Getting Married Mean a Happier Valentine’s Day for Young Adults?

by Laurie DeRose

As Families Go, So Goes Oklahoma’s Economy

by W. Bradford Wilcox | @WilcoxNMP

American Minorities: Going to Church Could Save Your Marriage

by Jackie Anderson | @AnderSayings