(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.
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How to Cite the Definition of Serial Monogamy
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “serial monogamy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 12, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/serial-monogamy/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
serial monogamy. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/serial-monogamy/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “serial monogamy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 12, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/serial-monogamy/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“serial monogamy.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 12 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/serial-monogamy/>.