RS Edexcel GCSE Short Course Key Terms - Marriage and Family

A summary of all the key terms in the Marriage and Family section of the GCSE, with definitions. You need to know all of these for the exam.

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Adultery

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A sexual act between a married person and someone other than their marriage partner

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Civil Partnership

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A legal ceremony giving a homosexual couples the same legal rights as a husband and wife

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Cohabitation

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Living together without being married

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Contraception

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Intentionally preventing pregnancy from occuring

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Faithfulness

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Staying with your marriage partner and only having sex with them

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Nuclear Family

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