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March 4, 2024

As the family goes, so goes the state. Utah gets this

…of social capital and self-reported happiness. Brad Wilcox’s new book, “Get Married,” tells us that no group of men and women are as happy as married moms and dads in…

March 4, 2024

The state of the union isn’t strong because of the state of our unions

Thomas Jefferson, the nation’s third president, is justly famous for underlining the importance of “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness” for our new nation in the Declaration of Independence….

February 16, 2024

Marriage is Key to Living Your Best Life

America is living in a time of rising anti-marriage sentiment. Voices on the political fringes—both left and right—claim that “there is no advantage to marriage in the Western world for…

February 15, 2024

Sacred Sex

…sense of sacredness leads not to depression and divorce court but to strong and satisfying unions—outside and inside the bedroom. Brad Wilcox, professor of sociology and director of the National Marriage Project at…

February 14, 2024

Want To Slash Your Risk For Divorce? Start Going To Church

…better job of covering the true character of the faith and family connection. Brad Wilcox (@BradWilcoxIFS) is a nonresident senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and professor of sociology…

February 14, 2024

Valentine’s Day Marred By Loneliness Crisis

This Valentine’s Day, the news is awash with stories of loneliness and atomisation among adults across the West. Though clinical attention has focused on this brewing crisis, the remedies are often misplaced….

February 14, 2024

Why You Should Get Married

…do.”  Brad Wilcox is professor and director of the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia, Future of Freedom Fellow at the Institute for Family Studies, and nonresident senior…

February 13, 2024

The Awfulness of Elite Hypocrisy on Marriage

…Growing up in a married home should not be a privilege reserved for the children of educated and affluent Americans. This article is adapted from Brad Wilcox’s new book, Get Married….

February 12, 2024

Get Married: Why Americans Must Defy the Elites, Forge Strong Families, and Save Civilization

Bradford Wilcox | Broadside Books | February 13, 2024 Pro-Family Policy Priorities for States W. Bradford Wilcox and Patrick T. Brown | Institute for Family Studies | December 15, 2023…

February 9, 2024

Don’t Buy the Soulmate Myth

Taylor Swift’s hit song “Lover” is the perfect anthem for this Valentine’s Day, especially since she is in the midst of a very public romance with her latest boyfriend, Travis…