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conjugal

of the marriage relationship. It is also becoming common to use the term to describe a longterm relationship between individuals who are not married.
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But all marriages are tested, and every couple is destined to fall out of that initial but illusory and deceiving Eros that too many of us confuse with genuine conjugal love.
In December, a federal appeals panel from the same circuit upheld California's 1995 ban on conjugal visits for prisoners convicted of sex crimes, crimes carrying life sentences or violent crimes against family members or minors.
The Alexander Maconochie Centre's conjugal visits policy, which includes same-sex couples, came into being on March 30 when the jail received its first prisoners.
Because maximum-security inmates are not allowed to participate in conjugal visits in Mississippi, participation in the study was requested from minimum-and medium-security inmates at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility (a female prison in Pearl) and Mississippi State Penitentiary (a male prison in Parchman).
Conjugal visits maintain family bonds and subsequently strengthen the inmate's chances for rehabilitation and lessen rates of problems both inside and outside the prison, she explained.
Timothy McFadden, prison warden, said: ''The couple might be able to retire to one of the two conjugal rooms, our intimate rooms, as we call them.
The central core and foundation of these principles is the authentic concept of conjugal love between two persons of equal dignity, but different and complementary in their sexuality.
Kentucky jingle writer Mabe's highly satisfying one-man battle includes telling callers he doesn't own a phone, impersonating an answering machine, and getting into long one-sided conversations about conjugal visits at the local jail.
Prisons Minister Lord Williams said he was "cautious" about conjugal visits but was considering them.
Chief prisons inspector Clive Fairweather sparked a storm after insisting conjugal visits by wives, partners and gay lovers could help cut drug abuse.
Ten chapters treat the two women's respective weddings, resources and homes, dress and role in society, conjugal life, role in political life, spiritual and intellectual life, and final years.
Instead, she argues that gender conflict was a constant in conjugal patriarchy.