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Flashcards in Chapter 10: Sexuality and the Life Cycle: Adulthood Deck (10):
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the stigmatizing and stereotyping of people who are not in a socially recognized couple relationship

singleism

2

sexual activity between a married person and someone other than that person's spouse; adultery

extramarital sex

3

a form of extramarital sex in which married couples exchange partners with others

swinging

4

a romantic or sexual relationship initiated by online contact and maintained primarily via online communication

cyberaffair

5

a theory that states that people mentally calculate the benefits and costs for them in a relationship; their behavior is then affected by whether they feel there is equity or inequity, and they will act to restore equity if there is inequity

equity theory

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the nonpossessive, honest, responsible, and ethical philosophy and practice of loving multiple people simultaneously

polyamory

7

the cessation of mestruation

menopause

8

surgical removal of the uterus

hysterectomy

9

surgical removal of the ovaries

oophorectomy

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surgical removal of the prostate

prostatectomy