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Flashcards in Marriage And The Family Deck (12):
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Civil partnership

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

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Cohabitation

Living together without being married

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Contraception

Intentionally preventing pregnancy from occuring

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Faithfulness

Staying with your marriage partner and having sex with only them

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Homosexuality

Sexual attraction to the same sex

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Nuclear family

Mother, father and children living as a unit

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Pre-marital sex

Sex before marriage

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Procreation

Making a new life

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Promiscuity

Having sex with a number of partners without commitment

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Re-constituted family

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

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Re-marriage

Marrying again after being divorced from a previous marriage

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Adultery

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