NCFMR in the News

NCFMR research topics are wide-ranging and diverse. To further our reach, NCFMR Co-Directors, NCFMR/BGSU Research Affiliates, students, and staff participate in conferences, workshops, and seminars across the country, sharing policy-relevant research on American families with practitioners, fellow researchers, and policy makers.  Disseminated as working papers, publications, data resources, and presentations, our research often garners national attention.


  • Statewide survey helps improve health care for Ohioans
  • Grandparents embrace bigger caregiving role
  • Will the Recession Rock Marriage?
  • Americans Aren’t Making Babies, and That’s Bad for the Economy
  • Why Some Men Delay Fatherhood: First-time fathers are now more than 27 years old, on average; lengthening transition to adulthood is one reason
  • Divorce rates rising among older couples
  • BGSU’s Guzzo an author on report in Marriage Strengthening Research and Dissemination Center (MAST)
  • With Couples Rethinking Children, We Might See the Opposite of a COVID-19 Baby Boom
  • Is a Coronavirus Baby Boom on the Way? Probably Not
  • Sociology professors researching impact of social tools during COVID-19
  • Celebrating moms in a time like no other
  • U.S. Marriage Rate Hits Historic Low
  • Bouncing Back Emotionally from Gray Divorce
  • Coronavirus creates Census concerns in Bowling Green and other cities
  • ABC 13'Marriage Story' struck a chord, but America's real divorce story is more complicated
  • REINVENTING RETIREMENT: What's Love Got to Do With It?
  • Why Black Women are Aging Alone
  • Four Reasons for Rise in Gray Divorce
  • The best places to recover financially after a divorce
  • Ligonier Township Couple Credits Faith, ‘Love of Family’ for 75 Years of Marriage
    • TribLIVE
  • What It’s Like to Date After Middle Age: Newly single older people are finding a dating landscape vastly different from the one they knew in their 20s and 30s.
  • The Tragedy of Gray Divorce--It's Not About Finances
  • Why is the Census Bureau cheering laws that make it easier for people to get divorced?
  • January is the most popular month for divorce — here’s the financial upside to breaking up (no, really)