It was later in the day that he took me in his arms, manifesting great embarrassment and claiming polygamous
The war is, perhaps, severest between the males of polygamous
animals, and these seem oftenest provided with special weapons.
She, a monogamist, regretted the cessation of some of life's innocent odours; he, whose instincts were polygamous
, felt morally braced by the change, and less liable to the temptations that had assailed him in the past.
Yesterday's Daily Mirror (July 9, 2015) Page 9 article about polygamous
relationships stated that some Mormons in Utah, USA, have several wives.
A new boom in polygamous
marriages in the region is one element fueling social tension.
9) In 1877, anthropologist Lewis Henry Morgan published his influential book Ancient Society in which he argued that all societies moved through the same stages of development, with polygamous
marriages characteristic of the period of barbarism, and monogamy associated with civilization.
THE MEN WITH MANY WIVES Channel 4, 10pm This revealing documentary explores the world of polygamous
marriages among British Muslims.
One noted problem with using the judiciary was the need to create new family law courts to accommodate the polygamous
population and to ensure the scrupulous review procedures of these courts.
The programme examines the daily challenges of polygamous
life and the motivation of those who are looking for another wife, as well as the issues of duty, love and betrayal in these unconventional families.
The Bible has many references to polygamy, prostitution, fierce competition over men (especially polygamous
wives such as Rachel and Leah competing for their husband's favor), as well as rape and sexual abuse.
This collection of studies of polygamous
families in mostly Canadian, American, French and Australian contexts, presented by a group of international scholars, attempts to discard such preconceptions and to find out why--or even whether--polygamy is harmful to general wellbeing of our society.
This means that polygamous
relationships are still not legally recognized as marriages, although people are free to live with more than one member of the opposite sex if they choose.