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Read our National Marriage Week blogs

17th May 2019
James Mildred

This past week its been National Marriage Week 2019 and during the week, we've been publishing blogs by different members of the CARE team.

Singleness - National Marriage Week 2019

17th May 2019
Naomi Marsden

For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be married.

Forgiveness - National Marriage Week 2019

17th May 2019
Chris Buttenshaw

It may be a record.

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MPs debate National Marriage Week

17th May 2019
Jonathan Williams

MPs yesterday debated national marriage week, exploring the link between marriage and mental health. The debate, whilst low on numbers, was comprehensive in manner and received good replies from the SNP, Labour and Government spokespersons.

Communication - National Marriage Week 2019

16th May 2019
Anonymous (not verified)

It is an art. I’d say communication is something that we are all capable of but for most it is something that has to be practiced and cultivated.

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Marriage makes you happier, according to new study

16th May 2019
James Mildred

Marriage and health are better indicators of personal happiness than how much money you earn, according to a new survey by the Office of National Statistics (ONS).

Blog: Midnight conversations about abortion

16th May 2019
Anonymous (not verified)

Many Thursday nights I have stood outside local clubs, with a group of Christian friends and students. The offer of a bottle of water acts as a prop to start a conversation. Our main aim? To tell and show those we meet the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Commitment - National Marriage Week 2019

15th May 2019
Anonymous (not verified)

‘Will you love him, comfort him, honour and protect him, and, forsaking all others, be faithful to him as long as you both shall live?’

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Modern Slavery laws used to convict gang members in landmark case

15th May 2019
James Mildred

In a landmark case, three gang members from London have been convicted of human trafficking offences after they used children to transport and sell drugs in Hampshire.

groom putting ring on bride's finger

Lifetime divorce risk for newlyweds lowest since 1969

14th May 2019
Jonathan Williams

To coincide with National Marriage Week 2019, the Marriage Foundation commissioned data from the ONS that enabled them to calculate and project divorce rates for each ‘year of marriage’ since 1963. 

crowd of people at March for Life in Parliament Square

Thousands join Pro-Life march in London

14th May 2019
James Mildred

Last Saturday saw the March for Life 2019, with thousands of people taking to the streets to march on Westminster, to urge the UK Government to respect the value of life.

Friendship - National Marriage Week 2019

14th May 2019
Anonymous (not verified)

I was struck recently by how certain television series gain cult status. Obviously, the current one is a Game of a Thrones, but surprisingly the nineties series Friends has seen a real resurgence in popularity.

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