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sister wives husband kody brown talks polygamy versus promiscuity

So says polygamist sexlord! Ugh!

Kody Brown, pimp daddy star of TLC's Sister Wives, wants us all to wise up and come over to his way of thinking. You know, that God thinks its cool to have a bunch of wives! (But not vice versa! Never vice versa!)

Speaking to a random college newspaper, Kody explained that his wives and kiddies are "not felons", but a "family". He continues to preach and asks why it seems to be morally expectable for people to have multiple sexual partners, but not spouses. He says:

“If you take off the need for secrecy in polygamy then you will open the door more and more..If I wanted sex with a lot of women there is a lot of barhopping I could do. It’s not something I’m interested in. I’m interested in a family, raising my children. If it were all about sex there’s just other easier venues, way easier.”

Um, ew. We're grossed out enough that four women have committed their lady parts to your Billy Ray Cyrus knockoff junk, let alone the thought of the entire state of Utah! Bleck!

This guy just does not get it…and his is beyond creepy!

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102 comments to “Polygamy's Cool, Y'all!”

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  1. 1

    Just because you don't share their beliefs doesn't mean you should make fun of them for it. Maybe they actually are a family, you don't know how they are all together. So get your head out of your ass and shush up Nancy.



  2. 2

    I have no problem with it as long as there are no child brides forced into marriage.



  3. 3

    He is seriously gross and creepy. But the ladies aren't much better. All grenades!!!!!! But still if he can have four wives they should each be allowed four husbands.



  4. 4

    Stupid women. They pretend they're happy and it's OK, but I don't believe it for one second.

    These women all have very low self esteem and absolutely no self respect.



  5. 5

    I'm not a polygamist but I find it much creepier for a man to go around becoming a baby daddy to 15 different women and not supporting or caring for his kids than this guy. I also find it odd that someone so adamant about tolerance for different lifestyles can't open his mind to theirs.



  6. 6

    THIS IS DISGUSTING AND A SHAME!!! No its not ok to have mutiple wives! These people are crazy for thinking it is ok. In the future their kids are going to understand that they aren't living in a normal family and that might have a profound affect on their kids.
    I don't want them to be fined or prosecuted because they seem like people who wouldn't hurt anyone but they are CRAZY in the head.



  7. 7

    So he's creepy because he doesnt want to sneak around a single wife's back cheating?



  8. 8

    Perez if they dissed gay marriage you would made a bloody meteora out of this… STFU about other people's marriages. You said yourself if the parties are of an age of consent and non related therir marriage should be legal. How the hell is this different?? Fucking hypocrite



  9. 9

    This coming from a religion that hates gays. Unbelievable.



  10. 10

    I thought the female version for multiple husbands is called polyandry. you know whats that for us females to marry a few men and get all the attention, gifts and crazy fantasy come true.



  11. 11

    Do you ever stop for a moment and consider your hypocracy?



  12. 12

    4 way …..not a good thing.

  13. mgh says – reply to this


    13

    LETS REVISIT THE FAMILY IN FIVE YEARS AND SEE WHO HE IS LEFT WITH. 4 WOMEN CANT POSSIBLY LIVE IN A JEALOUS FREE ZONE. HUMAN NATURE AND BIOLOGY PROVE THAT AN ANIMAL/ HUMAN HAS A PROTECTIVE INSTINCT.
    HE IS A LAME EXCUSE FOR HAVING HIS CAKE AND EATING IT TOO.

    The Women and CHILDREN will be hurt in the long run. LEGALLY The STATE CAN GET INVOLVED.
    Possible take children out of the environment!



  14. 14

    I BET THE 2 FAT BROADS ONLY GET 1/2 A NIGHT WITH HUBBY WHILE THE 2 SKINNY BROADS GET THE BEST BIG DADDY HAS TO OFFER..



  15. 15

    what is wrong with a form of love between consenting adults? I am not a polygamist, but I am polyamorous andd just because you dont understand poly relationships does not make it icky or gross.
    I think if it was a guy with three husbands you would be totaly into it.



  16. 16

    Not that I condone polygamy, but really why would 1 woman need 5 male partners, really only 1 can get her pregnant, then they have to wait 9 months until they can create another child, as opposed to 1 guy with 5 wives can potentially have 5 kids every 9 months. Its not about the sex its about the offspring.



  17. 17

    I do not get how the hell you would be OKAY with your husband having another wife? Like you must be one desperate hoe



  18. 18

    HOLY S**T!!
    This is an actual tv show?
    When is it on? I must see this trainwreck!!
    Thanks TLC! Network of Crazy Bitches for Crazy Bitches!! ;P



  19. 19

    Re: you want this – LOL I don't think women are allowed to practice it anymore. Lets see if this idiot would have a smile on his face when the wives decides to file for a divorce at the same time and he end up bankrupt from paying alimony and child support for his 300 kids.



  20. 20

    just like lots of ppl think gay marriage is creepy???? think about what you are saying.

    CC



  21. 21

    He's revolting! He's about 20 years too old 4 that 'do, his wives (except 4 the new one) are fat and gross SLOBS and the women ALL have serious self-esteem issues. PATHETIC!!



  22. 22

    I have no problem with what goes on between consenting adults, but the outcome of this union is a group of kids raised to believe that women are no more than cattle. That is the problem.



  23. 23

    I would be willing to bet that one day he will decide he wants a child-bride (hell, it may even be one of his own daughters) and ALL of those creepy, self-hating fat women will justify why he SHOULD have one. I don't know who is more gross, him or the wives? Anyone notice wife # 2, the beached whale, NEVER speaks…



  24. 24

    ANYBODY who believes in the Mormon religion is a FREAK plain and simple! Seriously, look up the history of this wacked out 'religion'!!! It's up there w/Scientology!!!



  25. 25

    He's an idiot. What he's doing is not the same thing as 'simply having different sex partners'. He is a sefish perv that wants several women to cater to his every need, all day. Stupid the first wife who allowed him bring a second, a third, and a fourth woman. I'm pretty sure Kody wouldnt allow any of his hoes to bring another man into the household. This shouldnt be on TV, should get cancelled and he gets arrested.

  26. melb says – reply to this


    26

    You know what i wonder is how does that work when it's time to file your taxes?
    He's married filing jointly but there can only be one wife on that return.

    I must also say I find it incredibly amusing that a gay man who promotes tolerance would have a problem with another alternative lifestyle.

    Oddly enough in nature one male will be responsible for the siring of an entire herd (deer,horses,cattle, elephants) but what you won't ever find in nature is
    a homosexual relationship. Animals however are driven by instinct and DNA to fruitfully mate. People mate by choice.



  27. 27

    You fight for everyone to have the freedom to love who they love.
    & yet you attack these people?
    WTF?



  28. 28

    While i dont participate in polygamy i find it funny MARIO is preaching there marriage not appropriate and disgusting. The same views the Anti Gay People use all the time .Every single argument used for pro gay marriage things can be used here and why the Hypocrisy MARIO??

    Tow Face POS MARIO/SISTER

    A disgrace to the gay community at its best.



  29. 29

    Re: wutever
    "I think if it was a guy with three husbands you would be totaly into it".

    Speak for yourself, thats gross. I dont even wanna picture it, thats wrong, creepy and gross.



  30. 30

    You do mean "acceptable," not "expectable," correct?



  31. 31

    Re: Chasenip – Pretty sure they make it obvious that they aren't Mormon, they are FLDS, a break off of the LDS church that isn't supported in any way by the church. Maybe you should know what you're talking about before you start spewing your hateful bullshit.



  32. 32

    I think this is more like polyamory. He is only legally married to one woman, and committed to the others in a non-legal binding, which in essence legally means nothing. Let them be. I can't imagine any man wanting more than one wife.

  33. Mmkay says – reply to this


    33

    He's just a pig thats using religion to get what he wants..and those idiot women have low self esteem and follow that stupid religion so they go for it. He is in control of them all and hes having all these kids so they can keep the house clean. I feel bad for the kids. This whole thing is about money, control and what ever the hell they practice. Can the wives have more than one husband?Thought so. I don't care it's not my problem to deal with. :)



  34. 34

    Re: Peachie – Ummm…. first Mormon's don't hate gays they just don't believe in it, Second Mormon's do NOT practice polygamy people get it confused because Mormons are called LDS and the people practicing polygamy are FLDS and all though you rarely find polygamist families living in Utah I'm pretty sure 95% of polygamists live in Texas!



  35. 35

    Perez, as ugly as this guy is, he is a hell of a lot better looking and a hell of a lot less creepy than you.



  36. 36

    The dumbass and his doormats.



  37. 37

    Does anybody know what this guy does for a living?



  38. 38

    I don't think they're LDS either. Look at them. LDS don't dress like that or look like that and the men don't grow their hair like that. I think they're their own religion. The religion of Man and 4 wives.



  39. 39

    "exceptable"? Were you searching for the word, acceptable? All I want to know is how is this family supported? If his lifestyle is funded by government assistance (my money), I have a problem with them.



  40. 40

    Do a little research, find out what happens to the teen-aged boys. They need lots of females and not so many males.



  41. 41

    For all of you leaving comments defending them, lets be real here. If this we some sort of polyamorous marriage where they were all in love with each other then I wouldn't have an issue with it, but that's far from what this is. This is one greedy man on a power trip who collects women with low self esteem as if they are trophies. He's created a situation where he takes proportionally way more than he gives. These women are expected to share him while he doesn't have to share anything. I'm not going to harp on about how it's 'immoral' or 'gross', but I will say that it's obviously an unhealthy situation for everyone involved, and I'm pretty disgusted that TLC would air this show.



  42. 42

    at first I also thought this too was morally disgusting and offensive, etc. But now, I understand that Kody is fighting a good fight. The right to marry who we want. Why doesn't the government allow this practice?? Religon? Taxes? In other cultures this type of "family" is normal. Polyandry (multiple husbands) happens in a place where the land is scare, and to conserve wealth and keep the land and property in the family, a woman will marry a man and his brothers.
    I think that it should be up to the indievidual as to what they want to do sexually. Kody is right, there are sex and swing clubs, and he is going much further by having 4 lives.
    That is too crazy for me, I am just a one man woman. No sharing. :p



  43. 43

    I don't agree with this at all either, but take a step back and look at yourself Mario!!! If people were saying this about homosexuals - that they were "grossed out" by them or that it was "creepy" - you would be going crazy, yelling at them for being intolerant and un-accepting. This is a perfect example of the pot calling the kettle black and really does a disservice to your whole gay rights platform.

  44. 6one9 says – reply to this


    44

    You know WHAT people?? Being gay/lesbian is NOT a fucking choice“ YO!! Marrying 4 bitches “IS “` a fucking choice“`YO!! Get over yourselves “ haters!! Don't like Perez““` STOP going on to his website ““` A choice! YO!



  45. 45

    Re: Peachie

    They are NOT MORMONS!!!



  46. 46

    Gimme a break, just cause Perez is gay doesnt mean he has to be tolerant/ accept this bigamist bullshit.



  47. 47

    I don't have a problem with the "lifestyle" per se. Live and let live. They're all consenting adults, blah blah blah. My problem is Janelle! She has said that she would rather be at work than home with the kids. She is CLEARLY obese. Her make-up is running down her face by scene two. Damn woman.. your husband is married to 3 others. Dontcha think you should step it up a little?



  48. 48

    Those are some pretty judgmental words coming from someone who won't shut up about "tolerance". Is anyone being hurt in this situation? I'm pretty sure all the wives know what's going on and the kids are being raised in a different, but healthy environment. What's up, hypocrite?



  49. 49

    i've never seen the show. honestly, the only place i've heard about it is on this website. which is the only place i hear a lot of random shit…no one else cares half the time except for mario.

    anyways, i'd have to agree with a few people on this board. we're in the midst of the gay rights movement and i am pretty pumped things are finally coming to the forefront. i personally disagree with polygamy, but….when you start allowing humans to commit themselves to whomever they wish to love and commit themselves to…you open the discussion up for other "forms" of love other than gay or straight monogamy. the man's got a point when he says if it were about sex - he could easily serial date any number of women - hello, jersey shore. if he truly loves these women and they truly love him, and there's no abuse going on - what business is it of mine, or yours?



  50. 50

    He has a point. Tons of men go off and cheat on their wives and sometimes father children with their mistress. These women know it's happening, and honestly, he's taking care of all of them so who cares?



  51. 51

    Did you see the dudes car? Seriously? Why wouldn't he keep adding wives when he could add to his car collection. They all work and can afford his car payments and to feed all his kids. Leave this family alone.
    I want 3 husbands STD free, All to work and support me while I go out of town to look for #4.

    He has a great set up. Let him be



  52. 52

    Re: Chasenip – It is because #2 is only in it for the convenience of free baby sitting. She doesn't like to be home so she leaves the pregnant one in charge of the pack, you know so they can deliver #5,642 when it comes.



  53. 53

    Naturally hes only "legally" married to one woman as far as the law is concerned..the others arent legally his wives but ALL the kids be his child support deductions. Lets get real here, how can women have more than 1 husband…theres only so much room on the couch and 1 remote!! And think about the dirty drawers and beer runs…..I prefer no husband and the beer, couch and drawers r all mine

  54. Sam90 says – reply to this


    54

    AND THEN AMERICANS THINK THEY HAVE TO LOOK IN THE MIDDLE EAST TO LAUGH ABOUT POLYGAMY LAMOOO



  55. 55

    perez, how do you expect people to be tolerant of your beliefs/lifestyle when you refuse to be tolerant of everyone else's? acceptance and equality refers to EVERYONE, not just you.



  56. 56

    Re: mgh – kody and his 3 wives have been married for 20 years, 16 years and 15 years, respectively. it seems that its been working for a longer time then most marriages these days.



  57. 57

    I've watched this show and will admit I was weirded out by these peoples lives, but I don't think their horrible people for the way they 'chose' to live. This life style is something that they've been exposed to all their lives, so for them it is a normal thing. It's not just his decision and choice in this matter, it was also all his wife(s) choice. They all seem to be happy, getting by in life just fine, and raising what seems to be happy healthy children, so I really think this is their own business.

    I think you Mr. Perez should be not criticizing them so much, as your all for gay marriage. I know they're two totally different things, but in the end it all comes down to choices that one should be free to make with in their own intimate lives without the government or anyone for that matter telling them that they 'can't!'



  58. 58

    Isn't polygamy illegal?? how is this allowed to be a show?

    I wouldn't be against polygamy… if it were equal. like if women could have 5 husbands too, that'd be cool. but it's not like that because of glorious religion.

    take the religion out then i'll accept it.



  59. 59

    Re: melb – You're wrong, homosexual relationships do occur in nature. Some types of birds, beetles, sheep, fruit bats, dolphins, and orangutans all engage in homosexual relations. Do your homework.



  60. 60

    This show just gives me the absolute heebie fuckin' jeebies!….i would definately NOT be okay with my guy actively boning 3 other chicks….where is the decency and equality in this religion?!?!?!



  61. 61

    Perez, I thought you were open-minded and supported different relationship structures.



  62. 62

    a 'family'like the manson family was a 'family' using that word is meant to make it alright …



  63. 63

    Just another name for cheating. These women are so stupid to allow this man to have multiple wives. If they ever stop to consider what would happen if they were to share him with other men…do you think he would let them. Hells no! Why women are so stupid..I don't understand. I wanto to wipe that smug smile of his face.



  64. 64

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  65. 65

    But love is love is love, right? Hypocrite. This just shows the slippery slope theory is no fallacy. Once you start opening up the definition of marriage what's to deny these people the right to be with the one(s)they "love"? I hope the Mayans are right about 2012; I hope it is the end of the fucking world. The human race, in it's current state, truly is a disease.



  66. 66

    IE He doesn't want to pay alimony/child support. Has nothing to do with religion.

    He is also a sociopath (shows no emotions even when hurting people esp. ppl he supposedly loves!)



  67. 67

    Hi "belief" doesn't even believe in his belief!!!



  68. 68

    I can't get over your hypocrisy! What happened to "love is love"? These are adults. If you watched the show, you'd see that they are LOVING parents (not screaming, fighting and abandoning their children like the Gosselins). Their children are raised to choose their lifestyle and polygamy isn't shoved down their throats. Each mother has said they only want their kids to be happy, whether it's in plural marriage or with only one spouse. I, personally, wouldn't be comfortable in that relationship, but these women are!
    Why don't you focus on the women who don't have a choice and are married off to middle aged men at 15. These women fell in love with this man and chose to be married. Nothing wrong with that.



  69. 69

    Re: melb – Where the HELL do you get your information? Homosexuality is rampant in nature!



  70. 70

    Re: highcottonquinn – The Mayans, you idiot, never predicted the world would end in 2012!!! Jesus Christ… if you want proof that there are complete morons out there, just come to this site!



  71. 71

    Wow, Perez. Take "polygamy" and replace it with "homosexuality," and all of a sudden it's different? Can't you see that you labeling this as "creepy" because it's not what you yourself experience, you're giving more fuel for the anti-gay movement? This is a matter of FAITH…and the dude has a point about multiple partners. How is that any less gross?



  72. 72

    How is what Kody's doing any different than Hugh Hefner? Hefner is still married to his wife, but has live in girlfriends. Kody is legally married to only one wife, and the other marriages are "spiritual" marriages.

    I thought there was freedom of religion in this country!



  73. 73

    For someone who claims to be discriminated against for being gay, you are certainly intolerant and judgmental. Hypocrite….. as usual.



  74. 74

    It's just as creepy as f*gg*ts f***ing each other

  75. Ron says – reply to this


    75

    I think all G&L couples and these couples have the right to marry if they want. As long as tax dollars are not footing the bill, I say leave them alone. I agree that arranged polygamy marriages to child brides is wrong. If they are consenting adults - let them have at it. If gay & lesbian couples get the right to marry, which I think they should, who are you or anyone else to say what these people should or shouldn't do. Can't have it both ways.

  76. Ron says – reply to this


    76

    This has been going on for thousands of years in other countries, especially Arab countries, where it is totally acceptable to have more than 1 wife. In Biblical times most had more than 1 wife. If the women are okay with it and it appears they are as they grew up in this lifestyle, it would seem people should not be so closeminded about it. I say it again, as long as they are not arranged marriages, as long as he pays for his wives and children's upkeep and the tax payers do not have to foot the bill, let them alone. What is stupid to us may be perfectly normal for them. Leave them alone.



  77. 77

    Way to be respectful of someone else's faith! It may be a fringe belief and not to everyone's liking, but it's a religious belief shared by numerous people. Would you say it's disgusting and awful if it was a belief/practice of Jews or Catholics or Baptists? What if it was someone else talking about, say, gay sex? If you don't care for these beliefs, don't practice them, but don't disrespect the people who do.



  78. 78

    What is a normal family in 2010? Clearly, any human understands that relationships in which wives and children are 'brainwashed' to stay is a travesty and heartbreaking situation. However, there are polygamist families that make it work. No family is perfect, but as long as each member is content and safe, who are we to say its wrong? And wrong on whose terms?

    Perez, it is a shame for a man of your insight and respect for alternative lifestyles to call this family gross and creepy. Your comments only beget more intolerance in our culture. As an avid fan, I would have expected more of you.



  79. 79

    Um, PEREZ, you'd be better off shutting your yap about this. WHY WHY WHY do YOU, of all deviants, think this is creepy????????????????

    HIPPOCRITE. Fact is, THIS is far LESS CREEPY than what you do, brotha!



  80. 80

    Re: Serena Loves Mario – Homosexuality is "rampant in nature"???? ROFLMFAO, you're an idiot! Maybe you could back that up (no pun intended, perv) with FACTS???? Um, NOT.



  81. 81

    OMG, PEREZ, if one of these women goes out and commits sueycide (they are a bit portly), you are to blame, BULLY!!!!



  82. 82

    Reality check,woman don,t like other woman on their turf.Woman on the whole,are possessive and are easily prone to jealously.Throw in the menses thing and mood swings and you got a recipe for disaster So this dude is fooling no one with this fakery. Most men have enough trouble handling one wife let alone 4 of them bitching and hagging.



  83. 83

    oink, oink. pile some more bacon on with them flapjacks and summathose them there snausages. oink. oink. oink. burp. and I'm SURE this guy has A LOT to say about GAY MARRIAGE. Says a LOT about our country that ppl will tune in for this, but there's never really been a REAL reality show about a normal, cohabitating Gay couple. this dude is a major creep, and american tv deserves him.



  84. 84

    and while we're at it…the word "trainwreck" is really really overplayed and tired.



  85. 85

    Re: Matt Snyder – So a man can't stay faithful to one wive ? Is that the only option we have now? Either he's going to have 4 'wives' or mistresses behind her back ? Pathetic !
    The guy is a creep and the women have absolutely no self-respect, they don't believe that they deserve any better treatment and that's why they put up with it.
    I feel sorry for the kids, really really sorry for the kids.
    The girls will grow up to be like their mothers and the guys will have no respect for women.



  86. 86

    And he is obviously a Chubby Chaser… nice fat wives, creeper.



  87. 87

    like seriously…what straight guy any of you know who hangs out in the chat room on perez hilton.com??? i don't know any. lol. like, zero. 0. it's shaped like a hole for a reason. because it's empty. none. zero. and I have TONS of straight guy friends.



  88. 88

    This guy just does not get it…and his is beyond creepy!

    Me and A lot other people may also say that about gays sex and marriage. oh but that is discrimination. gay “love” it’s OK. As far as I know to each his own. life it’s too short to worry about others “love” business



  89. 89

    Bit of a hypocrite don't you think? Gays should be allowed to marry but God forbid you believe that multiple partners should be allowed to engage in a consentual relationship. Do you realize the biggest problem for the gay community's fight for "equal rights" is the gay community. You advocate for the same entity that denies you the ability to be equals. Government.



  90. 90

    To each his own I guess…But I'm not ok with child brides…And why is it ok for the man to have multiple wives but not for the women to have multiple hubby's. I think it's all religious hosh posh…But like I said to each his own..We do live in a country where it's ok to believe in whatever you want! But grown men who marry children should have a slow painful death.



  91. 91

    Just because it's not what you believe in doesn't mean it's wrong. I'm not saying its right either, its a belief, nothing more, nothing less. Although I agree with the ones who are saying these women are not completely happy. I've watched the show and I'm beginning to wonder why the 1st wife is even in polygamy since she seems to have so many problems. The 2nd wife doesn't seem to have a problem, but the 3rd wife freaked out over him kissing the potential 4th wife. If you have that many problems with it, don't become involved in it. As for the kids, they seem normal, one even said polygamy's not for her. Overall, it's their life, let them do what they will.



  92. 92

    Re: mgh – They've been together for 16 years, I highly doubt it'll all go to hell in five. And what constitutes taking the children from the home? If you are going to go down that path then the Duggars need to have their children taken away as well, because if 12 or 13 children can't get what they need with four parents, then 19 children most certainly cannot get what they need from two.



  93. 93

    HOLD THE FUCKING PHONE? Are you actually criticizing someone elses sexual lifestyle? Where the FUCK do you get off you fucking hypocrite! OH MY GOD I dont believe it. You are a totally hypocrite. You tell people not to bully homosexuals but you constantly bully anyone you wish on your website.



  94. 94

    Re: 6one9 – Its still their choice, idiot. Yo.



  95. 95

    I'm not gay, yet I fully support gay marriage and absolutely understand the merits have having people who love each other experience the benefits of being legally wed and the joy of having and raising children together if that is what they choose to do. Sadly, the majority of our country feels like a same-sex, married couple, ESPECIALLY raising children, is going to lead to this massive moral meltdown. I am not polygamous and yet I also support and understand that for the same reasons. The argument is made for gay marriage that you can't choose who you fall in love with. While I absolutely agree that being gay is not a choice, I also believe that it's absolutely possible to be in love with two people.



  96. 96

    In most cases those situations still end in a two person relationship because loving someone equates to not wanting to hurt them. But in a situation where neither one of the people that you love is hurt by it, I can see how that could easily turn into a polygamous relationship. Because I don't practice a religion that supports polygamy, I have to say that I don't have a problem with actual polygamy, but more so with a religion that only introduces that as an option for men.



  97. 97

    That being said, I am just fine with only having one man in my life and yet wouldn't be at all opposed to having another female around should that situation ever present itself. In this day in age, the economics of it alone make sense. Another adult means another income or at least live-in childcare (seriously have you seen how much childcare costs???). I've always heard that it takes a village to raise a child. Now that I have children of my own and my family has slowly moved away, I truly understand how important it is to have a support system available. The argument could even be made that having a strong support system all living under one roof is actually the ideal arrangement.



  98. 98

    People always bring up the "jealousy" argument when discussing polygamy and I just have to ask, "What is there to be jealous of?" Would I be jealous if my husband had another wife in another house in another state taking time away from our family? Absolutely. And I'd probably be headed to divorce as soon as I could get the paperwork drawn up. But to knowingly enter a relationship where there's always someone available for everything from household chores to childcare to companionship, while also being aware that my husband will share her bed….? Not at all. Assuming, of course, that that is the CHOICE that I had made as a consenting ADULT.



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    I think that with polygamous relationships you're sure to have crackpot "families" that aren't fit to raise children… but the same can be said for gay couples and straight couples. It's unfortunate that it's so easy for straight crackpots, and by default any polygamous crackpots involving both genders, to have children while gay couples who would make fantastic parents (whether by having their own baby with a little help or by adoption) have such a hard road to travel before having a family. I will never understand how a person's sexual orientation can be used to determine that they are inherently bad people and out to corrupt children… just as I can not understand how a choice to have multiple wives (or husbands :D ) can automatically qualify a person as a degenerate.



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    Of course all that I've written is on the IDEA of polygamy and applies ONLY to consenting adults. I didn't watch this particular show and of course the economic benefits of polygamy go out the window once you start adding dozens of kids to the mix. But truthfully, I have a bigger problem with The Duggars essentially making their older children raise their younger ones than I do with a family of 5 adults and (gulp) 21 children where the adults actually raise the children they produced rather than pawning off the responsibility onto kids. Also, any one man could easily impregnate multiple women and never be around for her or for their children. Is having his children and their mothers residing with him really worse than that???

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