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Fidelity, infidelity and marriage problems

adulterer

noun

a married person who has sex with someone who is not their husband or wife

adulterous

adjective

involving or taking part in adultery

adultery

noun

sex that takes place between a married person and someone who is not their husband or wife

affair

noun

a sexual relationship between two people, especially when one of them is married to someone else

bigamy

noun

the crime of being married to more than one person at the same time

cheat

verb

to have sex with someone who is not your husband, wife, or partner

cheat on

to secretly have sex with someone other than your husband, wife, or partner. You can also say that someone is unfaithful to their husband, wife, or partner

cuckold

noun

an insulting word for a man whose wife has sex with another man

cuckold

verb

if a wife cuckolds her husband, she has sex with another man

cuckold

verb

if a man cuckolds another man, he has sex with the other man’s wife

deceive

verb

if someone deceives their husband, wife, or partner, they have a sexual relationship with someone else

extramarital

adjective

involving a married person and another person who is not their marriage partner

faithful

adjective

not having sex with anyone other than your partner

fidelity

noun

the attitude or behaviour of someone who is willing to have sex only with their husband, wife, or partner

fool around

to have a sexual relationship with someone who is not your usual partner

infidelity

noun

a situation in which someone has sex with someone who is not their husband, wife, or partner

in flagrante delicto

adverb

while having sex with someone, especially someone who is not your regular partner. In flagrante delicto is often simply called in flagrante.

lover

noun

the sexual partner of someone who is married to another person

love triangle

noun

a situation in which one of the partners in a romantic or sexual relationship also loves someone else

marriage guidance

noun

advice given by a trained person to married people who are having problems in their relationship. The American word is marriage counseling.

mistress

noun

a woman who is having a sexual relationship with a married man

monogamy

noun

the practice of having only one sexual relationship at a time

play around

If someone who is married or has a partner plays around, they have sexual relationships with other people

Relate

a British counselling organization that helps people who are having problems with their marriage or relationships

two-time

verb

to be dishonest with your sexual partner by secretly having a relationship with another person at the same time

unfaithful

adjective

having a sexual relationship with someone who is not your husband, wife, or partner

untrue

adjective

not loyal, especially to your husband or wife

two-timer

noun

a bit on the side

someone you have a sexual relationship with, even though you are married or in a serious relationship with someone else

a bit on the side

if someone has or is getting a bit on the side, they are secretly having a sexual relationship with a second partner

another woman

a woman who you have a sexual relationship with when you are married to someone else or are involved in a serious relationship with someone else

the other woman

the woman who you are having a sexual relationship with when you are married to someone else or are involved in a serious relationship with someone else

the seven-year itch

a married person’s feeling of being bored with their partner and wanting to start a sexual relationship with someone else

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breakfast rave

a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

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