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1

adultery

a 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 occuring

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 as a unit

8

pre-marital sex

sex before marriage

9

procreation

making a new life

10

promiscuity

having sex with a number of partners without commitment

11

re-constituted family

where two sets of children become one family when their divorced parents marry each other.

12

re-marriage

marrying again after being divorced from a previous marriage.