Marriage and the family

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  • Created by: Sam Gee
  • Created on: 14-04-08 19:43

Key words

marriage-the condition of a man and women legally united for the purpose of living together and, usually, having children

cohabitation- living together without being married

faithfullness- staying with ur marriage partener and only havin sex with them

pre-marital sex- sex before marriage

promiscuity- having sex with a number of parteners without commitment

adultary- an act of sexual intercoarse between a married person and someone other than their marriage partner

annulment- a declaration by the churcj that a marriage never lawfully existed

re-marriage-marrying again after being divorce from another marriage

nuclear family- mother, father, children, living as a unit

extended family- parents, children abd grandparents etc living together

re-constituted family- where two sets of children (step) become one family when their divorced parents marry each other

homosexuality- sexual attraction to the opposite sex

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