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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being monogamous; having one wife at a time.

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  • n. having only one spouse at a time


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  • I speculate that, at least in the western half of Eurasia, Europe and Africa, there is a "cline" running from, say, Finland in the north to sub-Saharan Africa in the south, of decreasing personal tendency toward monogamousness.

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  • I don’t understand how this may pose a challenge to my feminism, although from having read other responses to this question I gather it becomes a question of gendered/gendering resources – i.e. that the ideal AP mom is staying at home and attending full-time to her child’s needs, thus requiring a partner (presumably a husband, implying both heteronormativity and a degree of monogamousness).

    feminist mothering. « Love | Peace | Ohana


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