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1

adultery

The sexual act between a married person and someone other than their marriage partner

2

civil partnership

a legal ceremony giving a homosexual couple the same legal rights as a husband and wife

3

cohabitation

living together without being married

4

contraception

intentionally preventing pregnancy from occurring

5

faithfulness

staying with your marriage partner and having sex only with them

6

homosexuality

sexual attraction to the same sex

7

nuclear family

mother father and children living together as a unit

8

premarital sex

sex before marriage

9

procreation

making a new life

10

promiscuity

having sex with a number of partners without commitment

11

reconstituted family

where two sets of children (stepbrothers and stepsisters) become one family when their divorced parents marry each other

12

remarriage

marrying again after being divorced from a previous marriage

13

mahr*

a sum of money placed in trust for a bride by her husband at the wedding
(Islam)

14

contract*

the legal document of marriage
(Islam)