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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The Monogamy Bill, on the other hand, prohibits from entering a second marriage, by setting out punishments for violations, including loss of property rights upon divorce for the spouse.
Amy's view of monogamy was shaped by her father's divorce (there are some delightful bitter-sweet scenes with him in a nursing home), but she slowly discovers she has met her match as Hader's character becomes more and more a part of her life.
During an appearance on Good Morning America, the 41-year-old star said that she had said that her character from 'Other Woman' doesn't believe in monogamy, but journalists interpreted that she was the one who doesn't believe in it, the Mirror reported.
At one tasting recently, we heard a story about a guy who had proposed to his girlfriend with a bottle of Monogamy on which he had written 'Will you marry me?
With monogamy, on the one hand, romantic love is presumed the highest form of intimacy in human relationships.
Two teams of men disagree about why males sometimes choose to bond with a female for life in "Roots of monogamy feed scientific spat" (SN: 8/24/13, p.
Elsewhere in the animal world, monogamy is definitely a minority taste.
Speaking in a question and answers session with fans, Russell also told why he is continually questioning the idea of monogamy being right.
Dissecting The Concept of Monogamy "Monogamy can be interpreted in two contexts.
org), "The experience of the race, particularly in its movement toward and its progress in civilization, has approved monogamy for the simple reason that monogamy is in harmony with the essential and immutable elements of human nature2
Brandon, a clinical psychologist and sex therapist, writes an in-depth study of monogamy and the many challenges that couples face when choosing this path for their relationships.
However, spouses seem to have less reason to hold each other to a norm of monogamy than to reject the norm.