Religion and human relationships.

This topic includes...

  • The roles of men and women in a Christian family
  • Divorce
  • Marriage and marriage ceremonies
  • Sexual relationships and contraception

Key words.

  • Adultery- A married person having a sexual relationship with someone whom they are not married.
  • Annulment- A marriage terminated by the Church because it is not valid.
  • Civil partnership- Legal recognition of a same-sex relationship with a registry office ceremony.
  • Commitment- A bond between a couple.
  • Divorce- The legal ending of a marriage.
  • Pre-marital sex- Having a sexual relationship before marriage.
  • Promiscuity- Having many sexual partners without commitment.
  • Re-marriage- Marrying again after divorce. Also after annulment or widowhood.
  • Sacrament- A special action which brings Christians closer to God.
  • Vows- Sacred promises a couple make at marriage.
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