Strong pair bonding and emotional intimacy matter to me enormously, but setting strict sexual limits on either my partner or myself seems counter productive. Clearly there are perils and pitfalls in a relationship that allows a little sexual freedom and expl…
I absolutely agree, although I have to admit that when I was younger, MUCH younger, I didn't see it this way. Back then I believed what I'd been taught: Just find the right ONE.
I'd like to think I'm smarter now, but in all likelihood I'm just more experienced.
For one thing, it seems pretty silly to assume that with 8 billion people on the planet, there is only one out there with whom we can spend a happy life.
And I believe we put far too much emphasis on the sex in a relationship and not enough on trust and emotional intimacy.
Betrayal, in my opinion, occurs when we neglect or partner's needs to meet those of a third person.