extramarital sex

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Related to extramarital sex: adultery, Extramarital affairs
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Noun1.extramarital sex - sexual intercourse between individuals who are not married to one another
criminal congress, unlawful carnal knowledge - forbidden or tabu sexual intercourse between individuals
adultery, criminal conversation, fornication - extramarital sex that willfully and maliciously interferes with marriage relations; "adultery is often cited as grounds for divorce"
fornication - voluntary sexual intercourse between persons not married to each other
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Under Iran's sharia-based laws, imposed after the 1979 Islamic revolution, extramarital sex is punishable by flogging.
Erdoy-an will also resort to his old tactic of blackening his opponents by serving up their extramarital sex tapes to the Internet.
Unprotected and extramarital sex enhances the risk of sexual transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV/AIDS.
The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department denies report that couples charged with having extramarital sex could avert trial by getting married.
5) Men's risky sexual behaviors--including premarital sex, extramarital sex and transactional sex, all of which are frequently unprotected--play a substantial role in the spread of HIV and other STIs in the subcontinent, (6-9) and result in the transmission of the virus to women who otherwise would have little or no risk of infection.
The study offers guidelines in accordance with contemporary moral theologians' teachings on such topics as contraception, premarital and extramarital sex, homosexuality and masturbation.
Summary: More than one in five Lebanese have premarital or extramarital sex, and two-thirds of those are between 15 and 24 years old.
There was international outcry when a Norwegian woman was jailed for having extramarital sex after reporting to police that she had been raped.
My husband and I are in our 40s and come from a part of Africa where men having extramarital sex is regarded as the norm.
Dear Coleen, MY husband and I are in our 40s and come from a part of Africa where men having extramarital sex is regarded as the norm.
Some hardline Sunni Muslim Salafists allow extramarital sex with different partners as a legitimate form of holy war or jihad.
Consider Marte Dalelv, the 24-year-old Norwegian woman who reported a rape in Dubai -- and then was sentenced to 16 months in prison on charges that included extramarital sex.