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    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.

    Marcen Coffee Maker

    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.

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    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).

    On 26 May 2013 Jacqui Gabb was invited to speak on BBC Radio 4's Women's Hour on how couples are sustaining long-term relationships.

    OnePlusOne has circulated information about the Enduring Love? Questionnaire through their ‘do it yourself’ relationship support service on the couple connection website. This support was another boost to the questionnaire responses and we now have close to 4,000 men and women who have completed the questionnaire! Thank you if you are one of them.

    The Couple Connection

    Jacqui Gabb has been invited to participate in a prestigious international symposium Beyond the East West Divide: Gender, Intimacy and Modernity at the University of Hong Kong, 24-25 May 2012.

    Relate has circulated information about the Enduring Love? questionnaire through several channels. This support was another boost to the questionnaire responses. 3,734 men and women have now completed the questionnaire in the first 10 weeks! Thank you if you are one of them.

    Relate

    Mumsnet gave our study a mention on Twitter and Facebook three days ago and suddenly we had another boost to the questionnaire responses. 3226 men and women have now completed the questionnaire in the first 6 weeks.

    Mumsnet - By parents for parents

    This week Principal Investigators Jacqui Gabb and Janet Fink will present a paper to the American Association of Geographers in New York.

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    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).