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Will British teenagers follow American trend towards greater abstinence?

Will British teenagers follow American trend towards greater abstinence?

by John Hayward ‘Compared with data from 2002, a higher percentage of males and females 15-24 in 2006-2008 have had no sexual contact with another person. In 2002, 22% of young men and women 15-24 had never had any sexual contact with another person, and in 2006-2008, those figures were 27% for males and 29% […]

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Is divorce becoming less socially acceptable?

Is divorce becoming less socially acceptable?

by John Hayward For the fifth consecutive year the number of divorces granted in the UK has fallen, to 10.5 divorcing people per thousand married population. This is the lowest rate since 1977 and, at 126,496 divorces, is 30 per cent lower than the highest number of divorces, which peaked at 180,523 in 1993. Interestingly, […]

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