conjugal rights


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conjugal rights

n. a spouse's so-called "rights" to the comforts and companionship from his/her mate, meaning sexual relations. Some states allow prisoners to have "conjugal visits" so that they may have private visits and sexual relations with his/her spouse (or "significant other") in a special room or apartment.

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SHOCK Susanna recoils in horror when Piers jokes about conjugal rights
Samantha Smythe has to look after the children, cook dinner, entertain friends and still find the energy to perform conjugal rights.
The courts have stepped in and ordered bans on conjugal rights.
For confirmation, listen to Queen Anne Sanchez-Vicario singing a lament to her lack of conjugal rights, and the gaoler (J Lieurre, no less) telling how the girls seem to freeze when they see his bunch of keys.
Mum Max (Weaver) gets some rich sucker to marry her and then, before you can say conjugal rights, along comes incognito daughter Page (Jennifer Love Hewitt) flashing her ample assets to get the guy into a compromising position, at which point re-enter mum screaming divorce settlement.
ONE man,64 World Cup football matches and three wives willing to cook, clean, chase after children and provide conjugal rights on a daily basis.
She hit the headlines last year when she called for conjugal rights for prisoners and a relaxation of rules forbidding sex between long-term inmates and their wives.
Gondal said the jail authorities were in favour of providing conjugal rights to married prisoners because it would have a positive impact on their personalities.
He sought restoration of conjugal rights with his estranged wife.
By asking generally about Lee's anxieties, worries and problems, Christie becomes a caring wife rather than a militant woman demanding her conjugal rights.
RAWALPINDI, August 30, 2009 (Frontier Star): Under lights of the verdict of Federal Shariat Court (FSC), the Jail Department has announced the construction of 120 private rooms in four jails of the province including District Jail Rawalpindi for giving conjugal rights to married prisoners by maintaining contact with their family members.