The word monogamy comes from the Greek words "μονός", monos which means one or alone, and "γάμος", gamos which means marriage.
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Bronze sculpture of an elderly Kashubian married couple located in Kaszubski square, Gdynia, Poland. Their relationship went through a test of his temporary work emigration to the USA. The percentage of people who confide only in family increased in the USA from 57% to 80%, and the number who depend totally on a spouse is up from 5% to 9%.
Orangutan males are not monogamous and compete for access to females.
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