Questions about Polygamy/Polygyny/Polyandry:
Questions about Polygamy/Polygyny/Polyandry: 1) If a parent can divide up their love between several children, even between their birth children and adopted children and if a person can divide up their love between several friends; why is it impossible for a person in a polygamous relationship to divide up their love between several partners? Is marital love the only kind of love that can’t be divided? 2) A person may have children from two different marriages where they have divorced and remarried and yet love the children from both marriages, their spouses children and their ex-spouses children, equally so why could they not, in a polygamous relationship love all their children equally? 3) If all the spouses within a polygamous marriage were working and earning money; were independently wealthy, would inheritance be a problem as it is a problem in old patriarchal societies where only husbands work and earn money? 4) Furthermore wouldn’t a polygamous marriage in which all the spouses were independently wealthy be a good financial and material support network for all the children of the marriage, if all of the children inherited the collective money earned by all of the spouses. 5) And wouldn’t such a ‘Modern’ polygamous marriage, with working wives as well as husbands, provide a good support network for children where one of the parents dies. Note: Please bear in mind that I am not arguing that Polygamy SHOULD be the NORM but merely questioning whether, if INDEPENDENTLY WEALTHY CONSENTING ADULT individuals were to choose it , it could be a harmless or even positive thing.