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Anonymous asked in Family & RelationshipsFamily · 6 months ago

Is polygamy functionally better than monogamy?

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  • Foofa
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    It might work in certain situations. The problem with it as practiced in the US is that it's basically a welfare scam. Because only one wife can be legally married you end up with a lot of baby mama's who simply don't name the father on the birth certificate and can therefore present themselves as single moms in need of every public service available. If a guy can afford multiple wives/children and pays for that all himself I don't care how many "wives" he has. But that isn't the way it's been working in the FLDS communities where this practice still goes on.

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  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    Of course if there are fewer males.

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  • Janet
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    Polygamy is harder to make work.

    My second husband had 2 women in his bed for a couple of years in his first marriage.

    He said it was exhausting, and no he wasn't talking about sex. He was talking about trying to keep the peace and keep both women emotionally happy.

    He put it this way:

    When you are with one woman, there are 5 of you:

    - Me as I see me

    - Me as you see me

    - You as you see yourself

    - You as I see you.

    - US

    but add a third person and now there are TWELVE entities who you have to try to balance out.

    He said never again.

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  • 6 months ago

    I GUARANTEE you will have deteriorating brains cells each hour of your life

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  • 6 months ago

    depends on who you're asking about

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  • 6 months ago

    not for my spouse it isn't.

    Its monogamy or he gets his pecker handed to him in a baggie.

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    • ckngbbbls
      Lv 7
      6 months agoReport

      polygamy is also being married to more than one person, hotshot. the pecker still goes into the baggy.

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