monogamous


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monogamous

adjective Referring to a relationship with a spouse or with only one partner.
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Thus, those who are single, polyamorous, or open will be more satisfied with higher levels of compersion, but those in monogamous relationships will not be.
The mammal paper in Science excluded humans, while the primate analysis in PNAS counted people both as monogamous and not, because that differs around the world.
So why do males in monogamous species have more colourful plumage than females, if the number of offspring for both parents is decided by the clutch size of the female?
Overall, 78% of the wives were in monogamous marriages and 22% were in polygamous ones; nearly a quarter of those in polygamous relationships had more than one co-wife.
London ladies proved the most monogamous in Europe with 75 per cent claiming to have slept with one person or less.
The trio and four adjacent monogamous nests (pair numbers: N9, N11, N12, and N13) were studied in 2007 from nest building to chick fledging to compare adult behavior.
Carter provides a considerable discussion on this and demonstrates how despite much pressure Aboriginal marriage laws were to be respected only as long as they conformed to the monogamous model: "divorce, remarriage, plural wives, and serial spouses were not to be tolerated.
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In the case of a woman in a monogamous heterosexual relationship (she may have been infected many years previously or even at birth), the risk this presents to her partner is minimal.
Most women suggested that their ideal romantic partner is a "good guy," who is monogamous, has educational and career goals, and is emotionally supportive.
ATEAM's site calls abstinence until marriage the ``expected standard for all school-age children; a mutual faithful monogamous relationship in context of marriage is the expected standard of human sexual activity, and sexual activity outside the context of marriage is likely to have harmful psychological and physical effects.
Included are Polygamous and Monogamous Mormon Women: A Comparison (Jessie L.