Launched to celebrate National Marriage Week, Claire and Steve Musters take an honest look at how we can strengthen and transform our marriages in their new book Grace-Filled Marriage. They begin by sharing their own story of rebuilding a marriage after loneliness, betrayal and separation. Also included are stories from other couples who have faced specific […]
For months, I’ve been preparing for the annual, national celebration that is Marriage Week. At the early stages of planning for 2020, I was considering what the theme should be this year, having development meetings with the many excellent organisations who partner with the campaign, smaller team meetings, and countless conversations with my husband too! […]
Yesterday MPs debated national marriage week, exploring the link between marriage and mental health. The debate covered a number of issues including the importance of marriage for the wellbeing of couples and children, what support should be available for those whose relationships have ended and may be facing mental health issues as a result, and […]
To celebrate the arrival of UK National Marriage Week, we held a special event at the House of Lords today. The beautiful room gave a great sense of occasion as we reflected on the theme for this year, ‘Recipe for a Healthy Marriage’. We were thrilled that so many of our partners, journalists and supporters were able […]
Almost one in six people have health problems affecting their sex life – So let’s start talking about sex more!
Many of us would agree that we live in a sexualised society. We think nothing of seeing an explicit sex scene on the TV or sexualised images in magazines and in music videos, but we are surprisingly coy when it comes to talking about sex when there are difficulties. Sexual problems are actually very common […]
We wanted to share with you the encouraging news that Fiona Bruce MP has secured a Westminster Hall debate in the House of Commons next Thursday from 13.30-15.00. The topic of the debate is ‘Marriage and Mental Health’. This debate will provide a space for Members of Parliament to consider both these topics in a […]
Michaela Hyde is taking part in the FAQ sessions around Marriage Week.
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We thought you might be interested in this book by Harry and Kate Benson. Harry is our research director at Marriage Foundation and one of Britain’s leading campions for marriage. Everyone wants a relationship that lasts. Yet nearly half of all today’s parents split up. Harry and Kate Benson began their own married life with […]
Divorce laws in England and Wales are to be overhauled so that couples that are wanting to get divorced will be able to split with less acrimony. Whilst this may sound like bad news, it is the firm belief of Marriage Week that this is, in fact, a good thing.