Types of Relationship
- is a person’s regular male/female companion who is in a romantically or sexually involved or committed. May or may not be a long-term commitment. Sweetheart or lover.
- describes as the non- sexually complicated love and affection shared by two straight males.
- is a physical and emotional relationship between two people who may have a sexual relationship or a near-sexual relationship without necessarily demanding or expecting the extra commitments of a more formal romantic relationship.
- A professed admirer of a married woman; a dangler about women
- To live together in a sexual relationship, especially when not legally married.
- Law A woman who cohabits with a man without being legally married to him.
- In certain societies, such as imperial China, a woman contracted to a man as a secondary wife, often having few legal rights and low social status.
- A woman prostitute, especially one whose clients are members of a royal court or men of high social standing.
- A woman who engages in sexual intercourse for payment: bawd, call girl, camp follower, harlot, prostitute, scarlet woman, streetwalker, strumpet, tart, whore. Slang hooker, moll. Idioms: lady of easy virtue, lady of pleasure, lady of the night.
- A title formerly given by a king to a nobleman, particularly to those of the council. In English writs, etc., issued by the crown, it signifies any earl.
- the child of your aunt or uncle
- One collaterally related more remotely than a brother or sister; especially, the son or daughter of an uncle or aunt.
10. Domestic partnership
- A person, other than a spouse, with whom one cohabits.
- A domestic partnership is a legal or personal relationship between two individuals who live together and share a common domestic life but are neither joined by marriage nor a civil union. However, in some jurisdictions, such as Australia, New Zealand, the United States of Oregon, Washington, Nevada, and California, a domestic partnership is almost equivalent to marriage, or to other legally recognized same-sex or different-sex unions.
- The collective body of persons who live in one house, and under one head or manager; a household, including parents, children, and servants, and, as the case may be, lodgers or boarders.
- the state of being friends (or friendly)
- friendly relationship
- relationship – a state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries
13. Husband and wife
- A man and woman who are legally married to one another and are thereby given by law specific rights and duties resulting from that relationship.
- Connection by blood, marriage, or adoption; family relationship.
- Relationship by nature or character; affinity.
- the state of being married : the mutual relation of husband and wife : WEDLOCK
- the institution whereby men and women are joined in a special kind of social and legal dependence for the purpose of founding and maintaining a family.
- an act of marrying or the rite by which the married status is effected; especially : the wedding ceremony and attendant festivities or formalities
- an intimate or close union
- (n.) A woman well skilled in anything, or having the mastery over it
- (n.) A title of courtesy formerly prefixed to the name of a woman, married or unmarried, but now superseded by the contracted forms, Mrs., for a married, and Miss, for an unmarried, woman.
- One who loves another, especially one who feels sexual love.
- lovers A couple in love with each other.
- a. A paramour.
- b. A sexual partner.
- The practice or condition of having a single sexual partner during a period of time.
- The practice or condition of being married to only one person at a time.
- The practice of marrying only once in a lifetime.
- Non-monogamy describes relationships that are not sexually exclusive but may not be explicit about the nature of the other sexual relationships. As it sounds, non-monogamy simply means that a relationship between two (or more) people is not at all times monogamous.
- (from Greek πολυ [poly, meaning many or several] and Latin amor [love]) is the practice, desire, or acceptance of having more than one intimate relationship at a time with the knowledge and consent of everyone involved.
- which involves multiple romantic relationships with sexual contact restricted to specific partners in a group (which may include all members of that group) (e.g. group marriage).
- (polygyny and polyandry), in which one person marries several spouses (who may or may not be married to, or have romantic relationships with, one another).
- expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance; “her amatory affairs”; “amorous glances”; “a romantic adventure”; “a romantic moonlight ride”
24. Same sex
- Involving or restricted to members of the same sex: same-sex schools.
- Of or involving gay men or lesbians: same-sex couples; same-sex marriage
25. Sexual partner
- person who benefited one another through sexual intercourse, a partner in copulation.
- One of two or more individuals having one or both parents in common; a brother or sister
27. Significant other
- A person, such as a spouse or lover, with whom one shares a long-term sexual relationship.
- A person, such as a family member or close friend, who is important or influential in one’s life:
- One of two persons compatible with each other in disposition, point of view, or sensitivity.
- refers to the status of a person whose spouse has died and who has not remarried. Women in this situation are referred to as widows, and men as widowers.