conjugal rights


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conjugal rights

pl.n.
The rights and privileges arising from the marriage relationship, especially regarding sexual relations.
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However, even though his suggestion that his new TV wife should offer him conjugal rights made her recoil with what appeared to be genuine horror and disgust, Susanna must be relishing the opportunity to work alongside him again.
The husband should give to his wife her conjugal rights, and likewise the wife to her husband.
Dryly noting scholarly "oversimplification" in arguments that premodern doctrines of conjugal rights portrayed spousal sexual access as an equal opportunity duty -- including feminist scholars in search of reassuring instances of female agency in an "otherwise grim landscape" (p.
AB 369, the bill to deny conjugal rights and even TV to inmates sounds like another attempt to dehumanize convicts.
When he failed to get control of the Society - the bishops would not support his claim - he decided that the Roman Catholic Church was the source of all his troubles, abjured "Romanism," returned to the Episcopal (Anglican) Church, and sued Cornelia in a high ecclesiastical court for restitution of conjugal rights.
Married Love (C4) THE final part of the voyage of discovery about love in a lasting relationship provided a fascinating insight into the conjugal rights of married men.
Indeed, the reason I was still pounding the streets when everyone else was wrapped up in kitchen foil was because I had been deprived my conjugal rights the night before.
He will not be permitted conjugal rights in jail but will be granted resettlement leave to spend time at home with fiancee Roberta Jones, whom he marries tomorrow.
99 million dollars by his wife for failing to sexually perform, thereby depriving her of conjugal rights and causing mental anguish.
He did not have conjugal rights at Elmley Prison on the Isle of Sheppey, Kent.
His wife Sheela Devi virtually denied the charge and filed a counter petition seeking restitution of conjugal rights.