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Marriage

A legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife.
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Given that the separation of assets is in many ways more in keeping with traditional matrilineal (and polygynous) practices, this preferenc attests to the shift in attitudes toward marriage that Western-style monogamy has brought about: Rather than amounting to a cohabitation contract, the marriage ritual should confirm the union of a couple, both spiritually and economically.
As part of the campaign, a survey conducted by Hearts On Fire of 1,000 men and women found that 87 percent of the participants aspire to be in a monogamous relationship, and 91 percent of men and women agree that monogamy is sexy.
The study by academics from UCL, University of Manchester, University of Oxford and University of Auckland, also found that following the emergence of monogamy males are more likely to care for their offspring.
The work clears up a long-standing question about promiscuity and monogamy among enzymes.
The result is a comprehensive portfolio of wines with unique personalities, packaging, quality and value, including Middle Sister, Purple Cowboy, pro-mis-Q-ous, Monogamy, Deep Purple, Haute Red, White Haute, Kate & Cassie, Good Daughter, Little Chica and Cocca di Papa.
I HAVE never claimed to be a highbrow intellectual I'm the first to admit the concept of modern art is about as clear to me as Wayne Rooney's stance on monogamy.
In this Judeo-Christian understanding of the meaning of marriage, three factors are essential: 1) gender difference (male and female); 2) monogamy (two-in-one-flesh); 3) permanence (indissolubility).
There are also articles by ``Made's'' Jon Favreau on monogamy and Bob Costas on why he should be the next Batman, and men's fashion spreads with the guys from ``That '70s Show,'' Adam West and William Shatner.
In addition to exhibiting this assertive posture, they defined a very specific butch-fem behavioral code that encompassed dress, mannerisms, distinctive sexual habits, and a characteristic practice of serial monogamy.
As a female-initiated technology, microbicides could fill an important prevention gap for women who are unable to successfully negotiate mutual monogamy, condom use, or other safer sex practices.
New York, May 13 ( ANI ): A new book has challenged the long-standing myths about women and sex, by exposing the secrets of female sexuality, including monogamy and fantasies.
The secret to a super marriage is passionate monogamy," says Gray.