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Culturally recognised union between people, called spouses, that establishes rights and obligations between them, as well as between them and their children, and between them and their in-laws. Wikipedia

  • Christian views on marriage

    From the earliest days of the Christian faith, Christians have honored marriage, or holy matrimony, as a divinely blessed, lifelong, monogamous union, between a man and a woman. Solemn and public covenant between a man and a woman in the presence of God," "intended by God for their mutual joy; for the help and comfort given one another in prosperity and adversity; and, when it is God's will, for the procreation of children and their nurture." Wikipedia

  • Polygamy

    Practice of marrying multiple spouses. Married to more than one wife at the same time, sociologists call this polygyny. Wikipedia

  • Family

    Group of people related either by consanguinity (by recognized birth) or affinity (by marriage or other relationship). To maintain the well-being of its members and of society. Wikipedia

  • Islamic marital jurisprudence

    Legal and social contract between two individuals. Act of Islam and is strongly recommended. Wikipedia

  • Engagement

    Period of time between a marriage proposal and the marriage itself . Said to be fiancés , betrothed, intended, affianced, engaged to be married, or simply engaged. Wikipedia

  • Spouse

    Significant other in a marriage, civil union, or common-law marriage. Gender neutral, whereas a male spouse is a husband and a female spouse is a wife. Wikipedia

  • Marriage in the Catholic Church

    The "covenant by which a man and woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life and which is ordered by its nature to the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of offspring", and which "has been raised by Christ the Lord to the dignity of a sacrament between the baptised." Catholic matrimonial law, based on Roman law regarding its focus on marriage as a free mutual agreement or contract, became the basis for the marriage law of all European countries, at least up to the Reformation. Wikipedia

  • History of human sexuality

    The social construction of sexual behavior—its taboos, regulation, and social and political impact—has had a profound effect on the various cultures of the world since prehistoric times. The work of Swiss jurist Johann Bachofen made a major impact on the study of the history of sexuality. Wikipedia

  • Early social changes under Islam

    Many social changes took place under Islam between 610 and 661, including the period of Muhammad's mission and the rule of his four immediate successors who established the Rashidun Caliphate. Present in existing Arab society. Wikipedia

  • Laws regarding incest (i.e. sexual activity between family members or close relatives) vary considerably between jurisdictions, and depend on the type of sexual activity and the nature of the family relationship of the parties involved, as well as the age and sex of the parties. Besides legal prohibitions, at least some forms of incest are also socially taboo or frowned upon in most cultures around the world. Wikipedia

  • Homosexuality and religion

    The relationship between religion and homosexuality has varied greatly across time and place, within and between different religions and denominations, with regard to different forms of homosexuality and bisexuality. The present-day doctrines of the world's major religions and their denominations vary vastly in their attitudes toward these sexual orientations. Wikipedia

  • State religion

    Religious body or creed officially endorsed by the state. Official religion, while not secular, is not necessarily a theocracy, a country whose rulers have both secular and spiritual authority. Wikipedia

  • Marriage in Scotland

    Recognised in the form of both civil and religious unions between individuals. Historically, the law of marriage has developed differently in Scotland to other jurisdictions in the United Kingdom as a consequence of the differences in Scots law and role of the separate established Church of Scotland. Wikipedia

  • Separation of church and state

    Philosophic and jurisprudential concept for defining political distance in the relationship between religious organizations and the state. Existing, formal relationship between the church and the state. Wikipedia

  • Marriage in Islam

    Legal contract between a man and a woman. Both the groom and the bride are to consent to the marriage of their own free wills. Wikipedia

  • Legal framework where a couple may be considered married without having formally registered their relation as a civil or religious marriage. One considered valid by both partners but not formally recorded with a state or religious registry, nor celebrated in a formal civil or religious service. Wikipedia

  • Western European marriage pattern

    Family and demographic pattern that is marked by comparatively late marriage , especially for women, with a generally small age difference between the spouses, a significant proportion of women who remain unmarried, and the establishment of a neolocal household after the couple has married. In 1965, John Hajnal posited that Europe could be divided into two areas characterized by a different patterns of nuptiality. Wikipedia

  • Types of marriages

    The type, functions, and characteristics of marriage vary from culture to culture, and can change over time. In general there are two types: civil marriage and religious marriage, and typically marriages employ a combination of both (religious marriages must often be licensed and recognized by the state, and conversely civil marriages, while not sanctioned under religious law, are nevertheless respected). Wikipedia

  • Cohabitation

    Arrangement where two people are not married but live together. They are often involved in a romantic or sexually intimate relationship on a long-term or permanent basis. Wikipedia

  • New Marriage Law

    Civil marriage law passed in the People's Republic of China on May 1, 1950. Radical change from existing patriarchal Chinese marriage traditions, and needed constant support from propaganda campaigns. Wikipedia

  • Fornication

    Generally consensual sexual intercourse between two people not married to each other. Married to a third person, it is called adultery. Wikipedia

  • In law, a prohibited degree of kinship refers to a degree of consanguinity (blood relatedness) and sometimes affinity (relation by marriage or sexual relationship) between persons that results in certain actions between them being illegal. Two major examples of prohibited degrees are found in incest and nepotism. Wikipedia

  • Marriage in ancient Rome

    Strictly monogamous institution: a Roman citizen by law could have only one spouse at a time. The practice of monogamy distinguished the Greeks and Romans from other ancient civilizations, in which elite males typically had multiple wives. Wikipedia

  • Islam and violence

    Mainstream Islamic law stipulates detailed regulations for the use of violence, including the use of violence within the family or household, the use of corporal and capital punishment, as well as how, when and against whom to wage war. Basic Islamic religious law derived from the religious precepts of Islam, particularly the Quran and the opinions and life example of Muhammad which are the primary sources of sharia. Wikipedia

  • Consummation

    First act of sexual intercourse between two people, either following their marriage to each other or after a short or prolonged romantic/sexual attraction. Additional requirement that there must not be any contraception used. Wikipedia

  • LGBT in Islam

    Attitudes toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and their experiences in the Muslim world have been influenced by its religious, legal, social, political, and cultural history. The Quran narrates the story of the "people of Lot" destroyed by the wrath of God because the men engaged in lustful carnal acts between themselves. Wikipedia

  • Called the maiden name (birth name is also used as a gender-neutral or masculine substitute for maiden name), whereas a married name is a family name or surname adopted by a person upon marriage. In some jurisdictions, changing one's name requires a legal procedure. Wikipedia

  • Islam and domestic violence

    Disputed. Even among Muslims, the uses and interpretations of Sharia, the moral code and religious law of Islam, lack consensus. Wikipedia

  • The relations between the Catholic Church and the state have been constantly evolving with various forms of government, some of them controversial in retrospect. In its history it has had to deal with various concepts and systems of governance, from the Roman Empire to the medieval divine right of kings, from nineteenth- and twentieth-century concepts of democracy and pluralism to the appearance of left- and right-wing dictatorial regimes. Wikipedia

  • Marriage law

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  • There were 86,210 households, out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.9% were married couples living together, 18.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.8% were non-families.Norfolk, Virginia-Wikipedia
  • There were 51,375 households, out of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.2% were married couples living together, 21.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.9% were non-families.Savannah, Georgia-Wikipedia
  • There were 40,709 households in 2000, out of which 22.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 25.3% were married couples living together, 16.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 54.8% were non-families.Albany, New York-Wikipedia
  • There were 82,018 households, out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.6% were married couples living together, 17.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.7% were non-families.Little Rock, Arkansas-Wikipedia
  • As of the 2000 census, there were 163,088 households, out of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.2% were married couples living together, 16.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.9% were non-families.Long Beach, California-Wikipedia
  • There were 111,001 households, of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.1% were married couples living together, 14.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 46.2% were non-families.Saint Paul, Minnesota-Wikipedia
  • There were 15,035 households, out of which 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.8% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.0% were non-families.Beverly Hills, California-Wikipedia
  • There were 41,608 households, out of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.8% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.4% were non-families.Burbank, California-Wikipedia
  • There were 81,369 households, of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.9% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.6% were non-families.Des Moines, Iowa-Wikipedia
  • In 2000, there were 61,889 households, of which 18.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 32.2% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 55.2% were non-families.Alexandria, Virginia-Wikipedia
  • There were 17,778 households, out of which 17.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.1% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 57.7% were non-families.Charlottesville, Virginia-Wikipedia
  • Out of 935,287 households, 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% married couples were living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families.Orange County, California-Wikipedia
  • There were 30,725 households, of which 20.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 29.7% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 56.6% were non-families.Portland, Maine-Wikipedia
  • There were 119,730 households, of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.6% were married couples living together, 19.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.9% were non-families.Toledo, Ohio-Wikipedia
  • There were 337,142 households, of which 34% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.9% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.2% were non-families.Westchester County, New York-Wikipedia
  • There were 25,216 households, of which 27.2% had resident children under the age of 18, 48.5% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.1% were non-families.Palo Alto, California-Wikipedia
  • There were 93,441 households, out of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.2% were married couples living together, 15.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.9% were non-families.Durham, North Carolina-Wikipedia
  • There were 85,704 households, of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44% were married couples living together, 10% had a woman householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a man householder with no wife present, and 41% were non-families.Boise, Idaho-Wikipedia
  • 32.2% of households were married couples living together, 21.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.8% were non-families.Milwaukee-Wikipedia
  • There were 108,815 households, out of which 23,304 (21.4%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 37,847 (34.8%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 16,425 (15.1%) had a female householder with no husband present, 4,849 (4.5%) had a male householder with no wife present.St. Petersburg, Florida-Wikipedia
  • Marriage is virtually universal and divorce is extremely rare.North Korea-Wikipedia
  • There were 83,712 households, of which 28.8% had children under age 18 living with them, 31.3% were married couples living together, 19.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.8% were non-families.Akron, Ohio-Wikipedia
  • There were 11,016 households, out of which 19.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.7% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 50.4% were classified as non-families.Key West-Wikipedia
  • There were 19,943 households, out of which 20.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.4% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 46.0% were non-families.Galveston, Texas-Wikipedia
  • The practice of marrying of relatives is a common feature of Arab culture.Arabs-Wikipedia
  • There were 30,047 households, out of which 26.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.8% were headed by married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.0% were non-families.Evanston, Illinois-Wikipedia
  • There were 75,208 households, out of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.2% were headed by married couples living together, 22.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.1% were non-families.Augusta, Georgia-Wikipedia
  • There were 101,585 households, of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.3% were married couples living together, 14.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.0% were non-families.Fort Wayne, Indiana-Wikipedia
  • As of 2010, 22.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.3% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.5% were non-families.West Palm Beach, Florida-Wikipedia
  • There were 35,705 households, of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.2% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 47.7% were non-families.Duluth, Minnesota-Wikipedia

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