837

extramarital sex relations

Broader Term: sex58 Documents

Scope Note

Presence or absence of an ideal of marital fidelity; cultural definition of adultery (e.g., applying to one or both spouses); allegations of promiscuity; incidence of adultery for both genders; prevention (e.g., isolation of sexes, physical barriers, public pledges, supernatural threats); initiation and conduct of adulterous liaisons; maintenance of extramarital partners; culturally sanctioned extramarital relations (e.g., cicisbeism, sexual hospitality); etc.

Identifier
837
Broader Term
Related Terms