…gth and depth of love. Having several children doesn’t mean one can’t love them all just as deeply; it never made sense to me that this should be different for romantic lovers. Most people who outwardly subscribe to monogamy because it’s the only societally approved game in t…
And it really never has! It’s only very recently that men have been expected to be sexually faithful to their wives.
Monogamy has always been about women keeping their legs closed so that men know who their biological children are.
What with the rise of gender equality (not to mention genetic testing) none of that makes sense anymore. We are very much like bonobos, we humans. I think we’d all be better off acknowledging that to ourselves instead of feeling guilty and suffering for it.