Monogamy

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MONOGAMY. A marriage contracted between one man and one woman, in exclusion of all the rest of mankind; it is used in opposition to bigamy and polygamy. (q.v.) Wolff, Dr. de la Nat. Sec. 857. The state of having only one husband or one wife at one time.

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I am very honest and open with my partners about my feelings and needs, in a way that I didn't have the courage to be in previous monogamous relationships. So I think I have grown as a person, and have better and stronger relationships now.
Viewpoints, Mitchell Henry Hollinwood Ave, OL9 8EF viewpoints news.co.uk "Of course, all of that is possible in monogamous relationships, and I am not suggesting polyamory is in any way better, just different.
"If you are not in a monogamous relationship, use a condom every time you have sex," Dr.
In the 1970s and 1980s, at the height of the Sexual Revolution, social commentators began to suggest that a traditional, patriarchal, monogamous relationship should not be the social ideal.
Meanwhile Angel, who left Alice partly because he could never envision himself in a monogamous relationship, much less a family circle, has moved in with Sukey (another non-monogamous ex-junkie) and - surprise - he discovers that his inability to commit to one person has suddenly come full circle with her.
Leigh-Davis has become known by her mantra, "If one is in a monogamous relationship, one should be completely satisfied sexually." This new book, "Top 10 Best Sex Tips Ever!", has tips anyone can use to spice it up in the bedroom.
They need to consider ways to reduce their risk, like practicing abstinence, using condoms correctly and consistently every time, and being in a mutually monogamous relationship."
Anyone who argues, as the rabbi had, that "the most basic of tenets" Judaism has given the world holds that "the monogamous relationship is the most meaningful one and that a happy marriage is the key to wholesomeness" betrays a very frail understanding of the religion's core and an even shakier grasp of humanity and its elected affinities.
Marriage--in Obama's usage, meaning "a monogamous relationship"--is the last thing on the mind of the typical gay man, for the simple reason that he is, after all, a man--one not subject to the taming influence of women.
"I definitely don't believe in a monogamous relationship for life.
"It signifies that they are in a completely monogamous relationship."
Now researchers led by Zuoxin Wang of Florida State University in Tallahassee report that male voles in a monogamous relationship eschew amphetamine, while single males find it strongly rewarding.