Straight couples, under the marital bonds imposed by religion, are supposed to shun serial monogamy
, which for them is divorce and remarriage.
Though having lots of sexual partners is traditionally labelled promiscuity, most youngsters these days practise serial monogamy
- finishing one relationship before they embark on another.
Among the new family forms that they predict will emerge: group marriage, homosexual marriages, polygamy, and serial monogamy
advising me that whenever a sexually active young woman receives a prescription for oral contraception, it's likely she and her partner will continue to be sexually active, will cease using condoms, and will elevate their risk of acquiring and transmitting STD/HIV infection "during their sexual careers of serial monogamy
Antonioni's debut is a quirky treat, sitting somewhere between a guide to serial monogamy
and a cookbook for the sensuous.
The rising divorce rate - coupled with the growing trend for serial monogamy
- can mean that family structures can be very complicated, with children from several relationships being involved in step-families.
Judging from the amount of garden variety cheating, swinging, and serial monogamy
that goes on in our society, many many other people aren't naturally monogamous, either.
True, some people do use divorce as an easy step in serial monogamy
or to avoid commitments they've made, just as some women use abortion as a birth control device.
Or that marriage, or adultery, or serial monogamy
, or divorce are pretty much as good, or as bad, as each other?
In addition to exhibiting this assertive posture, they defined a very specific butch-fem behavioral code that encompassed dress, mannerisms, distinctive sexual habits, and a characteristic practice of serial monogamy
Over the last 30 years the divorce rate has trebled and with a huge rise in serial monogamy
caused through dissatisfaction with our relationships, --Do we have any other choice
They can go in for serial monogamy
or even polygamy for all I care.