Marriage and the Family

Olivia Bamber
Flashcards by Olivia Bamber, updated more than 1 year ago
Olivia Bamber
Created by Olivia Bamber over 5 years ago


GCSE Ethics and Philosophy Flashcards on Marriage and the Family, created by Olivia Bamber on 01/05/2016.

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adultery a sexual act between a married person and someone other than their marriage partner
civil partnership a legal ceremony giving a homosexual couple the same legal rights as a husband and wife
cohabitation living together without being married
contraception intentionally preventing pregnancy from occurring
faithfulness staying with your marriage partner and having sex only with them
homosexuality sexual attraction to the same sex
nuclear family mother, father and children living as a unit
pre-marital sex sex before marriage
procreation making a new life
promiscuity having sex with a number of partners without commitment
re-constituted family where two sets of children (stepbrothers and stepsisters) become one family when their divorced parents marry each other
re-marriage marrying again after being divorced from a previous marriage
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