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The National Center for Family & Marriage Research (NCFMR) was established in 2007 to improve our understanding of how family structure is linked to the health and well-being of children, adults, families, and communities and to inform policy development and programmatic responses. Wendy D. Manning and Susan L. Brown codirect the NCFMR at Bowling Green State University. This project is supported with assistance from Bowling Green State University. From 2007 to 2013, support was also provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.

The Remarriage Rate: Geographic Variation, 2013 (FP-15-08)

New Family Profile by researcher Krista K. Payne documents trends in the remarriage rate.

The remarriage rate is consistently much higher for men (40 per 1,000) than for women (21 per 1000). Continue reading...
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Remarriage Rate in the U.S., 2008-2013
The Role of Same-Sex Marriage in the Declining U.S. Marriage Rate (FP-15-07)

Researchers Wendy D. Manning, Krista K. Payne, Bart Stykes, and Susan L. Brown address the legalization of same-sex marriage and its link to the downward trajectory of the marriage rate.

The marriage rate was 50% higher 40 years ago and has declined in almost every state (between 2000 & 2012) except three. Continue reading...
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Change in U.S. Crude Marriage Rate and State Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage, 1970-2013

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, Lamidi, Payne research team finds married mothers are more religious than single and cohabiting mothers
 

Does being married bring you closer to God?
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Disclaimer: This project is supported with assistance from Bowling Green State University. From 2007 to 2013 support was also provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. The opinions and conclusions expressed herein are solely those of the author(s) and should not be construed as representing the opinions or policy of any agency of the state or federal government.