One of the basic assumptions of Western culture is that monogamy is superior to polygamy and polyamory as a relationship form. A recent article by psychologists at the University of Michigan found no evidence for these assumptions. The article “A Critical Examination of Popular Assumptions about the Benefits and Outcomes of Monogamous Relationships” concludes from …read more
Articles and books worth reading.
When a book like Sex at Dawn 1 by Christopher Ryan (PhD) and his wife Cacilda Jethá (MD), becomes a New York Times bestseller, gets praised as “most important book about human sexuality since Kinsey” and is showered with awards around the world, that is already some indication that it might be worth reading. If …read more
A critical article about polyamory by Amy Shiner was recently published in the Huffington Post. Amy Shiner is a highly acclaimed author in the polyamory scene. She raises some important questions about the polyamorous way of life, that she sums up under the heading “The Deli Approach to polyamory.” The central criticism of Amy Shiner: …read more
The world famous sex researcher Chris Ryan, whose book Sex at Dawn was recommended by me on several occasions, now has a column in the german magazine The European. In spite of having an english title, The European is a german Magazine, made in my hometown Berlin. They also have some of their articles in …read more
An excellent brief overview of the emergence of the monogamy fairytale Idylls of lifelong loyalty from the Guardian. A paragraph from it is so good that I quote it here because it exposes the lie of traditional marriage being all about love and mnogamy: “People only started to marry for love in the late 18th …read more
On the English-language question and discussion forum Quora you will find many discussions about polygamy and polyamory. The discussions often have a high level, and it is worthwhile to read them or even participate. http://www.quora.com/Polygamy http://www.quora.com/Polyamory http://www.quora.com/Polyandry http://www.quora.com/Polygyny http://www.quora.com/Monogamy My Profile at Quora Notice: This article is translated – and some contents …read more
Forward, Angie! Obamas Mut bei Homo-Ehe setzt Merkel unter Zugzwang. http://t.co/EcYanAK2 # Forward, Angie! Obama´s Courage on Same-Sex-Marriage puts Merkel under pressure. » http://t.co/S6BUeN5B http://t.co/FTi8vxXA # Foward, Angie! Obamas Mut bei Homo-Ehe setzt Merkel unter Zugzwang. » Viktor-Leberecht.de http://t.co/EcYanAK2 # Vorbild Obama: Opposition fordert von Merkel Bekenntnis zu Homo-Ehe – http://t.co/GPn6j13D # True courage once …read more