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fidelity

  1. the degree of faithfulness of one of a pair of animals to its sexual partner.
  2. the degree to which an organism is limited to a particular habitat.
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It is possible that respondents with higher self-efficacy were more likely to express doubt about their partner's sexual fidelity, more likely to admit doubts to themselves or more likely to investigate the nature of their partner's sexual relationship with other people.
If the effect size and Cohen's (1988) recommendations are taken into account, it can be seen that the magnitude of these differences is high in the total score and in Thinness and, although to a lesser extent, in Care for Children and Sexual Fidelity, but it is moderate in Nice in Relationships, Domestic, and Romantic Relationship.
They would not be hobbled by the tedious, irksome, and thoroughly bourgeois demands of sexual fidelity," the writer claims.
We are very open about it all and have serious discussions about the nature of sexual fidelity, which they seem to find enjoyable and challenging.
Which of the following statements about sexual fidelity is closest to your personal opinion on the subject?
The men in these books also openly reject sexual fidelity and flout the most basic standards of male responsibility toward women and children.
3) The instability of gay couples: Reliable studies show that "gay" couples who consider themselves to be in a committed relationship have difficulty maintaining sexual fidelity.
Both organizations have activity promoted the idea of responsible fatherhood, encouraging men to commit themselves to stable relationships, sexual fidelity, marriage and the fulfillment of what is believed to be their natural, traditional roles as family heads, role models and mentors particularly to male children.
It is not accepted that although a great many people practise lifelong sexual fidelity to one person, this is not universal behaviour; sexual infidelity characterises many marriages as well as many non-marital relationships.
Christian values of love and sexual fidelity in marriage built upon Roman ideals, though the double standard for men and women was reduced for Christians.
Can anyone as resolutely "traditional" as Hauerwas on the subject of marriage and sexual fidelity not see the contradiction when he quips that "Gays, as a group, are morally superior to Christians, as a group" simply because they have managed to be ostracized by the U.