adultery

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adultery

Voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and a person who is not the legal spouse. For good reasons, adultery has generally been condemned. It has ethical, theological and legal implications. In some cultures adultery still carries a death penalty.
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Finally, scores on the Attitudes toward Sexual Infidelity Scale, forty-two participants (33.
Invariably, emotional infidelity on social media networks will snowball to sexual infidelity in reality.
These issues include sexuality, parenting and child rearing, sexual infidelity, divorce and blended families, and substance abuse.
The findings showed that violence often immediately followed accusations of sexual infidelity made by one or both partners.
This scenario was adopted from the one used by Sabini and Green (2004) with the revisions of combining the descriptions of both emotional and sexual infidelity.
Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte, the master composer's fabled romp through the bittersweet territory of sexual infidelity.
It could be argued that many of the same rationales that men use for engaging in sex outside of marriage with a female partner could also be used to describe sexual infidelity by married men who are seeking sex with male partners.
I don't want people to think that I'm condoning infidelity, but sexual infidelity is just not the end of the world for me.
Lord Judge said: "We have reflected whether the totality of the matters relied on as a qualifying trigger, evaluated in the context of the evidence relating to the wife's sexual infidelity, and examined as a cohesive whole, were of sufficient weight to leave to the jury.
London, Jan 18 ( ANI ): Britain's most senior judge has ruled that sexual infidelity could be a defence in murder cases as it can cause people to lose control.
Further, they hypothesize that the lower risk of STD diagnosis among widowed older women than among those still married might be due to greater sexual infidelity among married older men since the advent of sildenafil.
Sexual infidelity and political treason are present all over the world.