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We’re on a mission to unlock the secrets of happy and healthy relationships

Drawing on latest research findings, and supported by our community of Paired users, we’re able to bust relationship myths and offer authoritative insight into the behaviors and attitudes of successful couples.

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What we do

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Conduct academic research with universities & partners
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Share insights from the Paired community
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Use research findings to improve Paired for our users

Our research experts

Dr. Jacqui Gabb

Professor of Sociology and Intimacy

Jacqui was formerly seconded to Paired from The Open University, UK, where she is Professor of Sociology and Intimacy. Her ‘Enduring Love?’ study on long-term couple relationships has received widespread critical acclaim and its findings on the importance of daily interactions in successful relationships has particularly informed the development of Paired.

The author of three books, Jacqui’s research and impact activities have been recognised by three prestigious awards: the BSA Philip Abrams Memorial prize (2009, the Open University Engaging Research Award (2014), the Evelyn Gillian Research Impact Award (2016). She also provides regular media commentary on relationships and has featured in BBC World News, CNN, New York Post, and more.