By now, you’ve probably heard about Jada Pinkett Smith’s recent interview that many people took to mean that she might be cool with the famous Fresh Prince of Bel-Air getting some extra fresh on the side.
And although Ms. Smith clarified her comments, the online world is still buzzing about the topic of monogamy and open marriage.
While personally I can barely summon the energy to have sex with my own husband (three kids in four years has that effect on some of us, ok?) and the thought of the work it would require to not only embark on, but carry out, an actual affair just makes me tired, clearly not all marriages are monogamous.
In The Little Book of Heartbreak: Love Gone Wrong Through the Ages (Pengiun Press, 2013) author Meghan Laslocky gives a little background on the history of marriage and provides some compelling evidence in support of “debunking monogamy.”
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