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The Marriage Foundation out of England recently published a report studying unhappily married adults. Specifically they looked at 10,000 young marrieds who had newborn babies in 2000 or 2001. They studied a segment of these new parents based upon the question “how happy are you in your relationship?” Mothers were also asked if they suspect they are on the verge of separation.
They found 5 percent were unhappy in their relationship soon after the baby was born. Just under a third of these then split up. Of the majority who stayed together, only 7 percent were still unhappy ten years …
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A study conducted by Mark Regnerus of the University of Texas compared the “social, emotional, and relational” outcomes for children raised in different family structures, including children raised by heterosexual parents and those raised in homes in which the parents had been in homosexual relationships. It found that the children raised in homes in which parents had had homosexual relationships were disadvantaged in numerous ways.
Regnerus’ research has come under heavy fire for flawed test construction which, critics charge, is due to bias. The central criticisms include the following:
- Regnerus’ conclusions are biased because he follows