Relationships matter. They're the life-blood of a thriving society and sustain us through the good times and the bad. 

Our 2015 relationships study gives a unique insight into the home lives, working lives, social lives and sex lives of people in the UK. The results highlight the importance of looking after our relationships - and making sure that the right support is there if we need it. 

Find out here what people told us about their relationships in 2015.

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Read The Way We Are Now 2015 report

Find out more about the results of our UK relationships study in our report.

Read The Way We Are Now 2015 report
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The UK's relationships in 2015 in pictures

What do the UK public think about their relationships? Our infographic shows the results of a survey of over 6,000 people about their relationships with partners, families, friends and work colleagues.

The UK's relationships in 2015 in pictures
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Blogs

Read the real relationship stories behind the stats in our series of blogs.

Blogs
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Families

We look at how balancing work and home life, managing budgets and raising children can all take their toll on our relationships.

Families
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Partners

When it comes to couple relationships, our survey paints a happy portrait. It also highlights some interesting results about what we see as the key signs of commitment.

Partners
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Sex

Sex is a big priority for most of us. But when it comes to satisfaction, we're a nation divided.

Sex
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Work

The way you earn your living is a major part of your life. Our report reveals some alarming results about the pressures of the modern working world.

Work
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Friends

We look at the state of the nation's relationships with our friends - and how these change according to gender and age.

Friends
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Take our Relationship MOT quiz

How's your relationship doing? Take our quick quiz to find out.

Take our Relationship MOT quiz
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Media enquiries

Interested in running a story on our relationships study? We have a team of counsellors, sex therapists and policy experts on hand to respond to media requests.

Media enquiries