Monogamous Relationships

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  • Topic: Human sexuality, Human sexual behavior, Sexually transmitted disease
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  • Published : March 25, 2008
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Monogamy is defined as the practice or condition of having a single sex partner during a period of time. As time passes, people fail to realize that engaging in monogamous relationships is the safest and easiest way to live. Yes, we are young and we have the rest of our lives to commit to someone, but participating in monogamous relationships produce eternal happiness. Non-monogamous relationships result in emotional bewilderment as well as drama among the people participating in numerous sex acts. A large number of people commit adultery on a daily basis, and the sinning needs to seize. People who participate in non-monogamous relationships are not only harming themselves but are also harming their partners. When relationships or sexual intercourse are concerned, monogamous relationships are the appropriate way to pursue life. The benefits of engaging in monogamous relationships and the downfalls of being non-monogamous are notable. Since the chances of contracting a Sexually Transmitted Disease or destroying one’s future increase with the number of sex partners’ one has, monogamy is the best option. For the most part, people seek eternal happiness. Some people are content with being single and having multiple sex partners. At the end of the day, this is not the way to pursue life. At an early stage in life, having multiple sex partners may appear as a way to conform to society and to peers. People are gradually losing respect and appreciation for traditional values. The Seventh Commandment states, “Thou Shall Not Commit Adultery”, which leads to the explanation of the consequences that come along with engaging in non-monogamous relationships. The number of Sexually Transmitted Diseases cases in the United States is rapidly increasing. According to recent statistics,“Approximately 65 million people in the U.S. have an incurable Sexual Transmitted Disease and approximately 15 million new Sexually Transmitted Disease cases are reported each year (ASHA)....
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