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monogamous

adjective Referring to a relationship with a spouse or with only one partner.
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The idea that those in reported monogamous relationships can have extradyadic relationships or components may seem new or even counterproductive to the goal of monogamy; however, extradyadic relationships have been reported and are not uncommon in monogamous relationships, especially in homosexual relationships (Leigh, 1989).
For example, Opie's team classified the gray bamboo lemur, which has some variation in its mating habits, as both monogamous and polygynous, while Lukas' team classified this species as not monogamous.
Some, like gibbons, are highly monogamous while others, like chimps, are on the other end of the spectrum, Opie said.
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.
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.
Respondents were also asked if they thought their monogamous partner would tell them if they cheated.
Both HIV-negative, Remain monogamous to Counsel couples that
If there is no dysplasia and if she is in a monogamous relationship and her partner is willing, I would be open to waiting several months to see if regression might occur without treatment," he said in an interview.
Grossman believes that the influence of the monogamous Christian environment was central, as was the high general status of women in Christian Europe.
6) For example, individuals who have nonmonogamous sex partners are at increased risk for STDs relative to those with monogamous partners.