serial monogamy

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serial monogamy

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the practice of having a number of long-term romantic or sexual partners in succession
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Noun1.serial monogamy - a succession of short monogamous relationships (as by someone who undergoes multiple divorces)
monogamousness, monogamy - having only one spouse at a time
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A serial monogamist in Saudi Arabia turned himself into such a terrible companion to his wives that four of them asked for a divorce (khul) over a period of three years.
He's been mostly a serial monogamist but is determined to sow his oats before getting into his next long term relationship.
Those years landed me here, in my late 40s, a lifelong serial monogamist, often hopelessly single and definitely not the marrying kind.
Chris is a serial monogamist who is out of touch with how this has come about, exactly.
Portrait of a Serial Monogamist brings us "a good laugh at ourselves and compassion for ourselves," says lead actor Diane Flacks, who portrays Elise Neufeld.
It took a while to adjust from being a serial monogamist, to a bona fide singleton.
Not that being a serial monogamist has affected his success: his 11th TT victory last year left him the first rider to win the Senior TT in four consecutive years and gave BMW its first Senior win in 75 years.
Trivia Describes himself as a serial monogamist, though how many of the girlfriends he describes in his act are real, remains unclear.
Trivia: Describes himself as a serial monogamist, though how many of the girlfriends he describes in his act are real, remains unclear.
Serial monogamist West has broken his share of hearts too -- he broke off his 18-month engagement to designer Alexis Phifer.
I have no desire to physically hook up with any man other than my husband and have been a serial monogamist from the moment of my first serious relationship at 20," Contactmusic quoted her as writing on iVillage blog.
Smith, a serial monogamist, eventually turned her back on the gritty, experimental downtown scene to become a housewife and stay-at-home mother.