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SERIAL MONOGAMY!


The following are the explanation given in the ONLINE MERRIAM-WEBSTER DICTIONARY:-

Etymology:
French monogamie, from Late Latin monogamia, from Greek, from monogamos monogamous, from mon- + gamos marriage, from gamein to marry
Date:
1612
1archaic : the practice of marrying only once during a lifetime2: the state or custom of being married to one person at a time3: the condition or practice of having a single mate during a period of time

This word seems to have been in usage since 1612 and etymologically has its origin from French. There are three meanings given in the dictionary and the ARCHAIC meaning seems to have been the starting point of the evolution of the ascribed meaning of the word.
1archaic : the practice of marrying only once during a lifetime

When widow remarriage, to avoid destitution, was recommended by Prophet Mohammed or Muhammed)[3][4][5] (ca. 570 Mecca – June 8, 632 Medina), there appeared  a strong recommendation for polygamy in Islam.
In Christianity, when exactly Monogamy was prescribed is a matter of debate. When Jesus says YOU SHALL NOT PUT AWAY YOUR WIFE AND MARRY ANOTHER, EXCEPT FOR ADULTERY BY THE WIFE, was He talking of MONOGAMY or merely of not deserting the first wife for the next?
HINDUISM had been liberal on this count and it is the STATUTORY PROVISIONS enacted in the 1950’s, which prescribe MONOGAMY.
Kristina Durante of the UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS at Austin, upon clinical findings has reported in the Royal Society Journal Biology Letters that:
“RESULTS PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PHYSICAL BEAUTY AND FERTILITY AND SUGGEST THAT WOMEN HIGH IN REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ENGAGE IN OPPORTUNISTIC SERIAL MONOGAMY– BEING OPEN TO AFFAIRS AND MOVING ON TO A NEW RELATIONSHIP IF A HIGHER-QUALITY MATE BECOMES AVAILABLE.”
What i am interested is that usage of the phrase SERIAL MONOGAMY.

We have waited this long to phrase the deed of Elizabeth Taylor! (Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, DBE (born 27 February 1932), is a two-time Academy Award-winning English-American actress. Known for her acting skills and beauty, as well as her Hollywood lifestyle, including many marriages).
She is credited to have married EIGHT TIMES , which consisted of 7 husbands- with Richard Burton having found his name in THE ROLL OF HONOUR twice. The ROLL goes as below:-
Conrad “Nicky” Hilton (May 6, 1950 – January 29, 1951) (divorced)
Michael Wilding (February 21, 1952 – January 26, 1957) (divorced)
Michael Todd (February 2, 1957 – March 22, 1958) (widowed)
Eddie Fisher (May 12, 1959 – March 6, 1964) (divorced)
Richard Burton (March 15, 1964 – June 26, 1974) (divorced)
Richard Burton (again) (October 10, 1975 – July 29, 1976) (divorced)
John Warner (December 4, 1976 – November 7, 1982) (divorced)
Larry Fortensky (October 6, 1991 – October 31, 1996) (divorced)
The FORCE OF GRAVITATION was felt and handled much before it was conceptualized in scientific terms. Likewise human behaviour always precedes our conceptual understanding.
I have heard of the phrase SERIAL MURDER, SERIAL KILLER, etc., but it is for the first time that i have read the phrase SERIAL MONOGAMY. It is not SERIAL MARRIAGE but SERIAL MONOGAMY. It is thru this phrase that the sanctity of the institution of marriage is poetically brought out by the said Kristina Durante!!!

The marriage is serial– in the sense that one after another has happened in a chronological sequence, but it is the addition of the word MONOGAMY, which makes it lethal. It is an attempt to phrase the idea that NOT MORE THAN ONE MARRIAGE SUBSISTED TOGETHER AT THE SAME TIME AT ANY POINT OF TIME!

In the Indian society, except for the Islamic Marriages all the other religion based marriages are SACRAMENTS. But in Islamic marriages, it is a contract.
I think if we expand our phrases further, Islamic marriages could be called MULTILATERAL MARRIAGES  & for the HINDU, CHRISTIAN, PARSI, SIKH & JEWISH MARRIAGES THE NOMENCLATURE COULD BE BILATERAL MARRIAGES, as there is a precondition that one cannot marry during the subsistence of an earlier marriage.

The way the new phrases are being invented and fitted into existing remote patterns of associations, it may not be long before phrases for SAME SEX marriages could be designated as BOLT-BOLT MARRIAGE, NUT-NUT MARRIAGE, BOLT-NUT BACK FITTING MARRIAGE, LICK-SUCK MARRIAGE & be used in common parlance, to specify the nature of each association!!

GOD SAVE HUMAN EXPRESSION!

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