Types of Marriage

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  • Types of Marriage
    • Monogamy
      • One man and one woman as a couple.
    • Serial monogamy.
      • A remarriage of two divorcees
    • Polygamy
      • A system of marriage when one person has more than one partner (known as Bigamy)
    • Polygymy
      • One man married to several women e.g. Saudi Arabia
    • Polyandry
      • One woman married to several men e.g. Tibet.
    • Endegamy
      • Marriage within the same tribe, ethnic group or social class e.g. Hindu caste system
    • Exogamy
      • Marriage outside of the tribe, ethnic group or social class
    • Homosexual
      • Any of these marriages however involving two people of the same Gender.


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