adulterous behavior

adulterous behavior

Actions that bely not only an unfaithfulness to one's spouse, but also a propensity toward deceit and licentiousness in general. I suspect that Ollie has been engaging in adulterous behavior recently. I wonder if his husband has picked up on it.
See also: behavior
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"Outside of condemning adulterous behavior, Christ never said anything about whom you could love."
Dingdong." They're either striving to conceal affairs or seeking to reveal proof of adulterous behavior, or they're on the make to find willing bed partners (notably the case with the unmarried playboy Redillon, as amiably played by Quinn Bayola).
However, Camilla had an unhappy marriage due to her husband's adulterous behavior. As a result, when Prince Charles returned, they rekindled their romance even if she remained married.
Moreover, it is possible that these torts will not deter a majority of spontaneous adulterous behavior because "the nature of the activities underlying criminal conversation [and most alienation of affection cases], that is sexual activity, are not such that the risk of damages would likely be a deterrent." (271) Adultery is often unplanned, and a third party does not contemplate civil damages (272) as a possible consequence of her conduct.
Adultery was probably a symptom of a faltering marriage, rather than the cause; however, it is important to note that a woman's adulterous behavior is often what brought her case to the attention of the court in the first place.
In Mansfield Park Mary Crawford refers to her brother's adulterous behavior as "'folly.'" Edmund Bertram gives it a far harsher name.
It takes her a little while, however, to learn to view Maria's adulterous behavior as an ultimate blessing to herself.
Only after they were dead did the public learn of the apparently adulterous behavior of Warren C.
The proposals, first reported by the New York Times, also potentially would adjust the consequences of adulterous behavior by allowing for bad conduct discharges instead of the more serious dishonorable discharge, which results in the loss of all benefits.
These adversarial worldviews end up driving the characters in "The Dingdong." They're either striving to conceal affairs or seeking to reveal proof of adulterous behavior, or they're on the make to find willing bed partners (notably the case with the unmarried playboy Redillon, as amiably played by Quinn Bayola).
Still, if there is an Oscar for this type of adulterous behavior, then North Carolina's John Edwards should certainly get the golden figurine for a scandal that has gone on longer than Gone with the Wind.
The consequences often involved brutal public beatings, but Engel finds that in conflicts resulting from lengthy separation, even if peasants did not condone a woman's adulterous behavior, "their beliefs about women's unruly nature and the need for male supervision often made them more understanding of it." (p.
Rather than tolerating their husbands' drunkenness and adulterous behaviors or appealing to Mary to visit diseases upon their husbands (as one of Chapoton's prayers instructs them), the wives petitioned to end their marriages.