Marriage and the Family definitions

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Civil Partnership
A ceremony between a homosexual couple, giving them the same legal rights as a husband and wife.
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Re-constituted family
When two sets of children merge to become a family when their divorced parents marry each other.
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Homosexuality
Attraction of a sexual manner between two people of the same sex.
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Nuclear family
A family unit of mother, father and children living together.
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Cohabitation
When two people live together without being married.
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Adultery
When a married person has a sexual act with someone other than their marriage partner.
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Pre-marital sex
Sex before marriage
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Faithfulness
Staying with your marriage partner and only having sex with them.
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Promiscuity
When a person has sex with a number of partners with no commitment to them.
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Re-marriage
Marrying again after being divorced from a previous marriage, or following the death of a marriage partner.
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Contraception
The intentional prevention of pregnancy.
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Procreation
Making a new life.
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When two sets of children merge to become a family when their divorced parents marry each other.

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Re-constituted family

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Attraction of a sexual manner between two people of the same sex.

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Card 4

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A family unit of mother, father and children living together.

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When two people live together without being married.

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