(noun) Having only one monogamous relationship at a time, but multiple mates throughout a lifetime due to death, divorce, or choice.
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- Serial monogamy used in a sentence: I look back on my dating life and found I practiced serial monogamy.
- A (noun) serial monogamist participates in a (adjective) serially monogamous or (adjective) serially monogamistic relationship.
- Anderson, Eric. 2012. The Monogamy Gap: Men, Love, and the Reality of Cheating. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
- Coltrane, Scott. 2004. Families and Society: Classic and Contemporary Readings. Belmont, CA: Thomson/Wadsworth.