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monogamous

adjective Referring to a relationship with a spouse or with only one partner.
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Today, monogamous primates such as titi monkeys native to South America have very low rates of infanticide.
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.
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.
As Carter states, "the Christian model of lifelong monogamous marriage was not a dominant world view until the late nineteenth century." (p.3)
Already a prizewinning monograph, The Importance of Being Monogamous: Marriage and Nation Building to 1915, serves as a stark reminder of the excessive limits to which Western Canadian colonial authorities would go to disrupt traditional marriage patterns and impose monogamy on Aboriginal Westerners and newcomers to the region.
We asked the respondents to assume that they were in a monogamous relationship and that they had had sex with someone other than the primary partner.
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.