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Adultery

A married person having sexual relations with someone other than their marriage partner

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Celibacy

Remaining unmarried and having no sexual relationships

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civil Patnership

A legal relationship between two people of the same sex, which gives the partners equal treatment with married couples in a wide range of area.

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cohabitation

living together without being married

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Contraception

A means of preventing a woman from becoming pregnant

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Divorce

the legal ending of a marriage

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Extended Family

A number of different family relations, such as parents, children, grandparents, and other relations, living together as a unit or close to each other.

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faithfullness

staying only with the partner and having sexual relations with only that partner.

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Genetic Engineering

changing the basic structure of a human life by medical means.

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Hetrosexuality

Being attracted to people of the opposite gender to yourself.

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Homosexuality

being attracted to people of the same gender as yourself.

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Marriage

A man and a woman who have been legally joined together.

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Nuclear Family

Mother, Father and children living as a unit

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Pre-marital sex

Having sexual relations without commitment.

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Promiscutiy

Having sexual relations with a number of partners without any commitment.

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Reconstituted Family

Children from different marriages becoming one family after their divorced parents marry each other.

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Remarriage

Marrying again after being divorced from a previous marriage

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Rights of children

(the principle of) treating children fairly.

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Role

(of men and women within marriage,, a civil partnership, long-term relationship or within the family) the part a person plays (in the particular relationship or in the family)

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Status

the importance of one partner in relationship to the other.