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faithfulness or devotion to a person, a cause, obligations, or duties

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accuracy with which an electronic system reproduces the sound or image of its input signal

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the quality of being faithful

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One possibility is that better-off men more often honor monogamy and strive for sexual fidelity.
Christian values of love and sexual fidelity in marriage built upon Roman ideals, though the double standard for men and women was reduced for Christians.
Once upon a time, it was assumed by naturalists, both amateur and professional, that the social behaviour we observed in birds and mammals, including pair-bonding and the shared raising of the young, reflected an exemplary example of sexual fidelity and monogamy.
Twenty years later, in a 1997 review of Gabriel Rotello's Sexual Ecology, he's still asking the question, "Is sexual fidelity the ideal that best suits human needs and promotes human happiness?
So it would appear that marriage, the tradition of births only to a married couple and sexual fidelity already were in serious trouble long before the concept of same-sex marriages came into focus.
But the clincher was: "I have never thought sexual fidelity is either necessary or sufficiently important in a marriage.
In the 1990s, appeals to the principle of lesser evil have been put forth by other bishops around the world, including Cardinal Christoph Schonborn of Vienna, accompanied by cautions that teaching about condoms should not overshadow leading people to practice chastity and sexual fidelity within marriage.
It extols sexual fidelity in marriage, now honored more in the breech than in the observance, and doesn't do so by moralizing, quoting Scripture, or arguing pragmatically about ethics and consequences.
The two-day meetings in sports stadiums are events at which men sing hymns, pray and pledge themselves to a love of Jesus, a commitment to racial healing and to sexual fidelity in marriage or to chastity if unmarried.
Interestingly, she says sexual fidelity isn't necessary in marriage: "Life is about an awful lot more than sex.
She said then: "Strict sexual fidelity doesn't rank that terribly high on my scale of the importance of things.
A society that celebrates bizarre behavior can not create at the same time a set of standards that encourages young people to value sexual fidelity and self-restraint - standards which are at the heart of civilized society.