Key words - Sexual behaviour and relationships

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Monogamy
Being married to one person at a time or having a sexual relationship with only one partner
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Adultery
Voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and a person who is not their spouse
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Polygamy
Having more than one one wife at the same time e.g. Joseph Smith Jr - founder of the mormons had up to 33 wives
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Polyandry -
Where a woman has more than one husband - Tradition in Tibet and northern India, in which two or more brothers would marry the same wife
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Pre-nuptial agreement
Agreement made by a couple before they marry concerning their assets and what should happen if they divorce
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Cohabiting -
Live together and have a sexual relationship without being married. Cohabitation is the fastest growing family type in the UK
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Arranged Marriage -
A marriage planned and agreed by the families of the couple concerned. In traditional Hindu society the caste system prohibits males and females from freely mixing and so young people rely on arranged marriages.
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Annulment -
Declare a marriage to have had no legal existence. for example, Mental incapacity at the time of marriage is grounds for annulment in the afflicted party was incapable of consent
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What does Thatcher argue about marriage and cohabitation ?
Marriage is declining in importance as cohabitation has become more popular. He argues the connection between marriage and parenthood has been weakened
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What 3 major forces of change does Crook identify for the decline in marriage?
1)Changing status of women 2)Development of safe contraception 3)deeper understanding of sexuality
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Voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and a person who is not their spouse

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Adultery

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Where a woman has more than one husband - Tradition in Tibet and northern India, in which two or more brothers would marry the same wife

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Agreement made by a couple before they marry concerning their assets and what should happen if they divorce

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