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The Institute for Family Studies (IFS) is dedicated to strengthening marriage and family life, and advancing the well-being of children through research and public education. Addressing family life is what we do, and we invite you to learn more about ways to strengthen families in America and around the world.

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Pornography Use and Relationship Quality: An Interview with Samuel Perry (Part 2)

Last week, we shared the first part of our extensive interview with University of Oklahoma sociology professor Samuel L. Perry about the latest research on pornography use and relationship outcomes. In part two, he discusses findings from his most recent study and the questions he would like to see addressed in future research exploring the effects of pornography on relationships. Read More

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The Millennial Success Sequence

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World Family Map 2017 - Spanish Translation

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Men & Marriage: Debunking the Ball and Chain Myth

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Public Education

Become your own marriage and family expert by browsing our various materials below on such trending topics as Divorce, Cohabitation, Dating, Fatherhood, Family Structure, Marital Health, and Parenting.

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4 in 10 U.S. births to unmarried women.
69% of America’s children live in two-parent families.
36.5% of single-mother families live in poverty.
40% of America’s children live in a cohabiting household by age 12.
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