Why do people get married? Why are we monogamous?

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  1. superpunch

    superpunch Red Belt

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    50,000 years ago, 9/10 men realized that 1/10 were getting all the women. They couldn't stand it. They couldn't stand not getting laid. Instead of improving themselves, they created the concept of monogamy. The concept of marriage.

    Modern society, feminism, in abandoning this, is only moving back into the hands of the alpha male. Feminism is male empowerment.
     
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  2. John Wang

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    Because of love

    Because of infatuation
     
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  3. HunterSdVa29

    HunterSdVa29 Respect, tho Platinum Member

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    until they change joint asset and alimony laws, there's literally ZERO reason to get married in today's world, barring kids of course

    The only problem w/ it 'going away' is the tax system is designed inherently to benefit married couples over single keep earners
     
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    It provides a stable environment for a family and generally produces better outcomes. Makes sense that a team would do better than an individual in the game of life.
     
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    Bobby Digital My Lovin' Is Digi Platinum Member

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    I'm neither.

    I imagine I will keep it that way.
     
  6. superpunch

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    Why can't you just raise your kids with your bros?
     
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    haha well I guess you could, but I doubt it would work as well as an ideal template.
     
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    Nobody wants to die alone.
     
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  9. SidJustice

    SidJustice Master of the world and the universe

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    Taxes.

    And I assume love.

    But taxes.
     
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    Because most people don't like to share
     
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    Oblivian Aging Platinum Member

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    It's amazing how many people do not understand this.
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    Some species have it ingrained in their dna. I like coming home to the same house and seeing my kids every day. I also like it that i know i wont get an std when i rawdog my wife every night.
     
  13. Rod1

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    How did the weak created the concept of monogamy?

    Prehistoric man was most likely a social monogamous species.
     
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  14. andnowweknow

    andnowweknow History Is Built On Foundations Of Sand

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    It avoids violence, it's the same reasons we have laws in modern and ancient society. If you want the structures that preserve order and expound upon human capabilities, you control your animal instincts through rules.

    Monogamy is an extension of this.
     
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    You can do that in a polygamous enviroment too, although TS should clarify since marriage and monogamy arent the same thing.

    You could raise a household with many wives if you are well-off in a lot of countries.
     
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    Jack Reacheround Never Go Black

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    I don’t know but it used to favor the men greatly. Now, it gives women way too much leverage.
     
  17. fordman7795

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    Yep. Pre historic woman was probably not capable of raising four kids by herself. They probably lived in family groups of 20-50 and all helped each other out with the men being the leaders.
     
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    Because raising kids involves a massive investment of resources and time, that no one, but the parents would even consider investing in.
     
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    My wife told me my dick is allergic to other pussies.
     
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    Yeah you could look at it as a resource issue. Wealthy men can provide for a stable, so to speak. For a society wide template though it probably wouldn't make much sense.
     
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