Thanks! I grew up thinking (as most people probably did) that most other cultures were just like us as far as valuing sexual exclusivity. It fits with what we've been told about the Standard Narrative of Evolution, but the more I learn, the more I see how a lot of that is a story that comes out of a particular time and a particular culture. A lot of the rest of the world has very different sexual expectations of couples. It is truly fascinating.

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