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Communication and outputs

  1. Enduring Love?
  2. Communication and outputs

The Enduring Love? project is committed to disseminating findings and promoting debate on the topic of adult couple relationships through a wide range of media including newspapers and magazines, radio and iTunes, professional practice publications and peer-reviewed academic journals. These will contribute to and extend debate in sexual and relationship education (SRE) and relationship support, aiming to inform understandings of what constitutes a successful long-term relationship.





Latest documents

Briefing Paper (PDF document)

Executive Summary (PDF document)

Final Survey Report (PDF document)

Other outputs

Research publications

Working Papers


Media reports

Dissemination and Media Strategy


  • Art of relationships

    Marcen Coffee Maker

    We would like to invite you to attend the premiere of a film by the artist Steve Geliot. Inspired by cutting-edge research on ‘enduring love’ conducted at the Open University, Steve has created a film that explores the nature of intimacy. It presents cameos of everyday lives and loves, and is designed to provoke the audience to think about their own relationships. This premiere will be accompanied by live music from the singer David McAlmont with accompaniment from Guy Davies.

  • Enduring Love? Findings, Dialogue, Future Directions

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    To hear the study's findings and critical debate about the scope and relevance of relationship research by leading contributors in the field, you are warmly invited to join us at this end of project celebratory event.

  • Couples living apart together

    About 10% of adults in Britain today are in a relationship but not living with their partner. On 26 May 2013, Jacqui Gabb was invited to respond to findings of an ESRC-funded research project on the phenomenon of "living apart together" (LAT).