Study: 30% of Britons and 5% of their women accept polygamy

Although the marriage of a man to two women, or a woman to two men, is punishable by 7 years in prison in the United Kingdom, a study revealed that about 30% of Britons may accept "polygamy".

Researchers from Swansea University in Wales, who prepared the study, said that they asked 1,000 people in the United Kingdom about their position on sharing their partner with another person, or sharing themselves with him, and it became clear that 32% of men are open to the idea that was only welcomed. 5% of women.

The research was based on the results of a question that was asked in the first part of the study to 393 men and women about a relationship similar to polygamy for men. It became clear, according to, that men really cared about polygamy.

To verify whether the results were a coincidence, the researchers conducted another survey with 735 older men and women of the first category, that is, the average age of one of them is 33, compared to an average of 25 in the first section, and 39% of the men said that they are open to polygamy, as I accepted it. 5% of women only.

Therefore, the researchers wrote, interest in polygamy "appears to be present despite the cultural forces that prevent it, indicating that such interests may be part of the evolving psychology of mating rather than a product of culture," according to their analysis.

The study, the results of which were published by the British newspaper "The Times", today, Monday, said that men's greater interest in polygamy has developed, while women may suffer from having to share the resources of their partner with other wives.

The finding surprised Dr. Andrew Thomas, lead author of the study, who told the paper: "Gender differences were what interested me the most. However, there is a big difference between openness, interest, and actually pursuing those interests."

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