Relationships and Families Keywords

HideShow resource information
Human Sexuality
How people express themselves as sexual beings.
1 of 30
Heterosexual
To be sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex.
2 of 30
Homosexual
To be sexually attracted to members of the same sex.
3 of 30
Sex before marriage.
Sex between two single unmarried people.
4 of 30
Adultery
Voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and someone who is not their spouse.
5 of 30
Sex outside marriage
Sex between two people where one or both of them is married to someone else.
6 of 30
Contraception
The methods used to prevent a pregnancy from taking place.
7 of 30
Family Planning
Controlling how many children couples have and when they have them.
8 of 30
Marriage
A legal union between a man and a woman (or in some countries, including the UK, two people of the same sex) as partners in a relationship.
9 of 30
Civil partnership
Legal union of same sex couples.
10 of 30
Same-sex marriage
Marriage between partners of the same sex.
11 of 30
Cohabitation
A couple living together and having a sexual relationship without being married to one another.
12 of 30
Divorce
Legal ending of marriage.
13 of 30
Remarriage
When someone marries again while their former spouse is still alive.
14 of 30
Annulment
A Catholic Church ruling that a marriage was never valid.
15 of 30
Family
A group of people who are related by blood, marriage or adoption.
16 of 30
Nuclear family
A couple and their children regarded as a basic social unit.
17 of 30
Stepfamily
A family that is formed on the remarriage of a divorce or widowed person and that includes a child or children.
18 of 30
Extended family
A family that extends beyond just parents and their children by including grandparents and other relatives as well.
19 of 30
Polygamy
The practice or custom of having more than one wife at the same time.
20 of 30
Bigamy
The offence of marrying someone when already married to another person.
21 of 30
Same-sex parents
People of the same sex who are raising children together.
22 of 30
Procreation
Producing offspring.
23 of 30
Stability
Safety and security.
24 of 30
Protection of children
Keeping children safe from harm.
25 of 30
Education children in a faith.
Bringing up children according to the religious beliefs of the parents.
26 of 30
Gender equality
Giving people the same rights and opportunities regardless of their gender.
27 of 30
Gender predjudice
Unfairly judging someone because of their gender.
28 of 30
Gender discrimination
Acting against someone on the basis of their gender.
29 of 30
Chastity
The idea of being sexually pure.
30 of 30

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

To be sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex.

Back

Heterosexual

Card 3

Front

To be sexually attracted to members of the same sex.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Sex between two single unmarried people.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and someone who is not their spouse.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Religious Studies resources:

See all Religious Studies resources »See all Marriage and Relationships resources »