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Why Might it be Best to Formally End Your Relationship?

January is traditionally the month where we pack away the last of the Christmas decorations, join a gym and start a new hobby for a week or two. We tend to reflect on the year we have had and think about changes we want to make in the future.

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Online Flirting Proves to be Grounds for Divorce

A court in France has granted a husband’s request for a divorce after he claimed his wife had been unfaithful by flirting with other men online, reports the Daily Mail.

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Marriage rates slow across America

The marriage rate in the U.S. is at its lowest rate for over a century, according to a study conducted by researchers at the National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR) at Bowling Green State University.

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Majority of women find their partner irritating

New research has found that women are more likely than men to find their partner irritating.

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Family well-being around the world

An analysis has recently been published on family well-being across high and low income countries around the world.

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Celebrity couples more likely to divorce

An English High Court Judge has issued a warning about the dangers of celebrity couples being viewed as role models by today’s young people. The warning comes as a report from the Marriage Foundation has revealed the divorce rate of celebrity couples (40%) to be double that of non-celebrity couples (20%).

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Back to school, back to bickering

A recent study has found that the end of the school holidays can trigger an increase in the number of divorces or separations.

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Poor couples separate rather than divorce

A recent American study has found that long-term separations are more common amongst couples who can't afford to divorce.

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Divorce hurts U.S. economy

A recent paper from the Marriage and Religion Research Institute (MARRI) in America has looked at the part a successful marriage has to play in macroeconomic growth.

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Separation and divorce in America

A recent study from America into relationship breakdown and separation has found that 79% of couples who separate will eventually go on to divorce, reports USA Today.

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Breaking the stereotypes of the UK's single parents

To celebrate the fantastic job done by single mums this Mother’s Day, single parent charity, Gingerbread, has launched a myth-buster to show the reality of single parent life in 2012.

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Many divorcing couples open to reconciliation

Recent research in America has found a surprising level of interest in reconciliation among divorcing couples with children.

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Survey finds couples happier in the country

A recent survey has revealed that couples living in the countryside have happier and healthier marriages or relationships than those living in the city, and are less likely to have a divorce or other relationship breakdown, reports the Telegraph.

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