MONOGAMY

of which a traditional example is marriage between a man and woman, otherwise monogamy is a mating system where two individuals mate solely without any third or otherwise party. There are cultures, across the world which support the inverse of monogamy, polygamy and even animal species which display signs of polygamy over monogamy.

MONOGAMY: "Most Western cultures insist on systems of monogamy, where there is only two individuals within a relationship."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MONOGAMY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/monogamy/ (accessed August 18, 2019).
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