The lion appears to be monogamous, a single male and female continuing attached to each other irrespectively of the pairing season.
They are mainly monogamous, and by rigidly abstaining from foreign marriages have preserved racial purity.
They are monogamous, and their conjugal fidelity contrasts strongly with the vicious habits of the Sinhalese.
Polygamy was universal, and even to-day they are not strictly monogamous.
Parrots are gregarious and usually feed and roost in companies, but are at least temporarily monogamous.
He claimed that he had never been "…to one of those meetings" and that it would be "hurtful" to the woman if he were in a monogamous relationship at the time.
Jameson quit doing adult films and the couple embarked on a journey of what they describe as a "monogamous" relationship.
You can choose between marriage, gay or straight, and you can be monogamous or have one in every village you travel to.
When used for contraception, they should be limited to monogamous relationships.
If you're having sex and you're not in a monogamous relationship where both partners have been tested, you need to be using condoms to protect yourself.
Since having your tubes tied does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases, women who are not in a long-term monogamous relationship are still advised to use a barrier form of birth control.
If you are not in a monogamous relationship, you need to use condoms whenever you have sexual intercourse.
A man who is not in a monogamous relationship needs to use condoms to provide protection against STDs.
Use a condom during intercourse if you are not monogamous or if you suspect your partner is not monogamous as well.
If you are not in a monogamous relationship where both partners have been tested, using the withdrawal method as birth control is not recommended.
It depends on why they cheat and if they're willing to make the changes to their lives that need to happen in order to have a successful, monogamous relationship.
That being said, when a monogamous relationship develops, the expectation is that trust develops over time and two people feel safe in sharing confidential and personal information with their partner.
Since he treats his cell phone use like there are secrets he wants to protect you from knowing about, I would say that your relationship is not as open or monogamous as you might expect.
What I can't tell from your question is whether the two of you have been in an exclusive and monogamous relationship during this time.
In other words, were the two of you mutually exclusive and he cheated or were the two of you just getting to know each other and hadn't yet reached the point where you both agreed to be monogamous?
Was he in any monogamous relationships or are you his first since the six-year relationship?
I can understand your (and their) desire to have you choose one and make a commitment to being in a monogamous relationship.
Understanding whether or not you are monogamous with someone can clear a lot of confusion when you're wondering where your relationship is going.
Instead, jealousy is recognized as being a sign of some deeper insecurity or need in any relationship, monogamous or poly.
This is one of many ways that the tools used in a polyamorous relationship can benefit monogamous couples as well.
A polyamorous relationship sets up different rules that often are even more strict and demanding than many monogamous relationhips.
LTK: Are there things about polyamory that can benefit monogamous couples?
CM: I often hear from monogamous listeners who find my Poly Weekly podcast really useful for their own relationships.
The best skill a polyamorous (or monogamous) person can have is to be able to own their feelings and communicate them in a constructive way.
You still get all the work, pain, arguments and boring stuff as in a monogamous relationship, but with more people.
Committed Relationships: A ring exchanged between a boy and a girl may indicate a monogamous, committed relationship other than engagement or marriage - the equivalent of "going steady."
Asking someone to spend the rest of their lives in a committed, monogamous relationship is no lighthearted matter, and the individual asking the critical question should fully understand just what they're asking for.
Exchanging promise rings often means a couple has decided to be monogamous and the relationship has become serious.
They can be counted on to be monogamous and loyal.
At least one of the daughters has firm plans for a monogamous marriage in her future.
Kody grew up in a monogamous household and turned to plural marriage as an adult for religious reasons.
In some islands polyandry was practised; in others the natives were monogamous.
The Domestic Relations Bill recognizes that marriages in Uganda shall be either monogamous or polygamous bur does not outlaw polygamy.
pp. 50-71), was found to be established on a single character of the feet only; though he was careful to point out, immediately after formulating the definition of his subclasses Constrictipedes and Inconstrictipedes, that the former " make, in general, compact and well-built nests, wherein they bring up their very weak, blind, and mostly naked young, which they feed with care, by bringing food to them for many days, until they are fledged and sufficiently strong to leave their nest," observing also that they " are principally monogamous " (pp. 55, 56); while of the latter he says that they " make either a poor and rude nest, in which they lay their eggs, or else none, depositing them on the bare ground.
It symbolizes the serious and monogamous nature of a couple's relationship.
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