Last week the Office of National Statistics released figures showing that the divorce rate in England is continuing to fall, with the exception of an older generation of divorcees over the age of 50.
The figures show that the average length of marriage is 11.7 years with a 2.9 percent drop in the number of couples formally separating, bringing the... Read More
Family law organisation Resolution has conducted a survey on what children think about their parents divorcing, and the results were resounding. According to the survey, the vast majority of young people questioned – 82% – would rather their parents divorced if their marriage is unhappy, rather than remain together in a state of unhappiness.... Read More
For many across the UK, the old adage “always a bridesmaid, never a bride,” is not such a terrifying thought. There are currently 3 million unmarried, heterosexual couples cohabitating in the UK, 40% of which have children. Couples who choose to remain committed yet unmarried often think of marriage as an outdated institution that... Read More
When I wrote about the launch of the Catholic Family Synod recently, I promised an update once the Synod had drawn to a close. So what’s the verdict?
Well, very little has changed since I wrote the first blog – as one article put it, 'the Catholic Church is still Catholic' and not a political party.
Divorce and remarriage
Under Vatican... Read More
The rise in later-life divorces in England and Wales has been much publicised since the Office for National Statistics published its last figures on marriage and divorce. This trend doesn’t seem to be limited to our shores. According to a Reuters report, South Korea has seen a sudden surge in divorces among couples of middle age and... Read More
Not long after parliament debated Richard Bacon MP’s no-fault divorce bill for the first time, the Jersey Law Commission has published a report calling for radical reforms – including no-fault divorce.
It also called for the current three-year waiting period to be abolished, paving the way for faster divorces.
The report is evidence that the... Read More
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