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Monogamy is the custom or condition of having only one mate. The word monogamy comes from the Greek word monos, which means one or alone, and the Greek word gamos, which means marriage or union. (UTC):This page is about loyalty as faithfulness to a cause. ...

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Animals

Mating System

Main article: Animal sexuality

Monogamy is one of several mating systems observed in animals. The amount of social monogamy in animals varies across taxa, with over 90 percent of birds engaging in social monogamy but only 3 percent of mammals engaging in social monogamy. The amount of sexual monogamy appears quite rare in the animal kingdom. It is becoming clear that even animals that are socially monogamous engage in extra-pair copulations.[1] Animal sexual behavior takes many different forms, even within the same species. ...


Evolution in Animals

Main article: Evolution of Monogamy

Socially monogamous species are scattered throughout the animal kingdom. A few insects are socially monogamous; a few fish are socially monogamous; a lot of birds are socially monogamous; and a few mammals are socially monogamous. These species did not inherit social monogamy from a common ancestor. Instead, social monogamy has evolved independently in different species. The evolution of monogamy refers to the natural history of mating systems in which species reproduce by forming pairs to raise offspring. ...


Bibliography

  • Korotayev, Andrey (2004). World Religions and Social Evolution of the Old World Oikumene Civilizations: A Cross-cultural Perspective, First Edition, Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press. ISBN 0-7734-6310-0. 

Andrey Korotayev (born in 1961) is an anthropologist, economic historian, and sociologist. ...

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Image File history File links Wikiquote-logo-en. ... Wikiquote is a sister project of Wikipedia, using the same MediaWiki software. ... Recent discoveries have led biologists to talk about the three varieties of monogamy: social monogamy, sexual monogamy, and genetic monogamy. ... The incidence of monogamy refers to the frequency with which monogamy occurs. ... The value of monogamy refers to peoples views about the contributions monogamy makes, good or bad, to individual and social well-being. ... The psychology of monogamy deals with the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that commonly occur in monogamous relationships. ... The evolution of monogamy refers to the natural history of mating systems in which species reproduce by forming pairs to raise offspring. ...

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Monogamy® is also the name of an adult game devised for two consenting adults.


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The term human bond, or more generally human bonding, refers to the process or formation of a close personal relationship, as between a parent and child, especially through frequent or constant association. ... Serial polygamy is a form of marriage in which participants have more than one sexual partner in their lifetime (hence polygamy), but not at the same time (hence serial). ... Open marriage typically refers to a marriage in which the partners agree that each is free to engage in extramarital sexual relationships, without regarding this as sexual infidelity. ... Swinging, sometimes referred to in North America as the swinging lifestyle, is non-monogamous sexual activity, treated much like any other social activity, that can be experienced as a couple. ... An affair is often a euphemism for a situation where two people are involved in an inappropriate romantic relationship. ... Nonmonogamy is a blanket term covering several different types of interpersonal relationship in which some or all participants have multiple marital, sexual, and/or romantic partners. ... Start of polyamory contingent at San Francisco Pride 2004. ... The term polygamy (many marriages in late Greek) is used in related ways in social anthropology and sociobiology and sociology. ... Polyfidelity, a form of polyamory, is the restricting of ones sexual activities nonpreferentially to a single group of people, each of whom follows the same rules and has sex only within the group. ... Group marriage or Circle Marriage is a form of marriage in which more than one man and more than one woman form a family unit, and all members of the marriage share parental responsibility for any children arising from the marriage. ... This article is about a living arrangement. ... “Matrimony” redirects here. ... For the record label, see Divorce Records. ... In sociobiology and behavioural ecology, the term mating system is used to describe the ways in which animal societies are structured in relation to sexual behavior. ... Animal sexual behavior takes many different forms, even within the same species. ... Jealousy typically refers to the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that occur when a person believes a valued relationship is being threatened by a rival. ... Fluid bonding is the practice of sexual partners who explicitly choose to expose themselves to each others bodily fluids. ...

External links

  • Devra G. Kleiman - Monogamy in mammals http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=857268&dopt=Abstract
  • Miranda M. Lim, Zuoxin Wang, Daniel E. Olazábal, Xianghui Ren, Ernest F. Terwilliger und Larry J. Young: Enhanced partner preference in a promiscuous species by manipulating the expression of a single gene. Nature 429 (17 June 2004), 754–757.
  • "The Virtues of Promiscuity" by Sally Lehrman http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=13648 - on studies showing social and genetic benefits of promiscuity
  • The Myth of Monogamy

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Salon | Monogamy (2707 words)
In his tart and casually profound new book, "Monogamy" (Pantheon, not paginated), this London-based child psychotherapist and philosophical provocateur explores what we mean when we talk about fidelity and coupledom, and his musings are not for the emotionally faint of heart.
Monogamy seems to me peculiarly difficult to talk about in a way that, as it were, moves the story on or modifies our ideas about it.
It's simply to suggest that there's a sense in which, when we think about monogamy -- that is, when we think about a fundamental picture of a couple -- it evokes and provokes an awful lot of the things that matter most to us.
Monogamy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (783 words)
Monogamy is the custom or condition of having only one mate during a period of time.
Monogamy is one of several mating systems observed in animals.
The distinction between social monogamy, sexual monogamy, and genetic monogamy are important in the modern understanding of monogamy.
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