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Marriage

A legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife.
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Precious as these are, they present at least two major drawbacks for the study of divorce and remarriage. First, they cover situations of conflict and only hint at consensual practices that could have been frequent or even predominant in certain societies.
Instead, they argue for the morality of both contraception and same-sex relationships and divorce and remarriage. Conservatives advocate fidelity to what they see as a truly merciful and largely consistent tradition.
Among men, remarriage was associated with HIV in Rwanda, Malawi and Zimbabwe (2.1-3.0).
And then, to be rejected by some Christians because of my remarriage, to be called an adulteress, to be called an unrepentant sinner - was another arrow shot at my already broken heart.
The dispute over remarriage dates back to May when a Cairo supreme administrative court upheld a first ruling to allow two Copts to remarry.
The group's bill would permit the remarriage of an adulterous spouse, a departure from the church rule to only give a second marriage license to the wronged partner in an adulterous marriage.
Zhekov offers a detailed investigation into the Christian Scriptures' teaching on divorce and remarriage that is well worth reading for those interested in the subject.
Wooding begins by addressing some of the issues that should be dealt with before remarriage is even a consideration.
DIVORCE and widowhood have a crippling impact on health, which remains even after remarriage, a study has shown.
In recent years, her life's been as colourful as any soap character - with her divorce, remarriage and the controversy over her gastric band.
In their solid quantitative study "Family structure histories and high school completion: Evidence from a population-based registry," Strohschein, Roos, and Brownell (CJS 34(1):83-103) examined whether parental bereavement had less deleterious consequences on children's educational attainment than parental divorce, as well as whether subsequent remarriage ameliorated any negative consequences.
Divorce, extramarital child-bearing, cohabitation and remarriage have increased our number of kin but often complicate relationships and diffuse responsibility for care.