We think such a phenomenon is abnormal, but there are cultures in which marriage of a woman with many men is permitted,
We think such a phenomenon is abnormal, but there are cultures in which marriage of a woman with many men is permitted, reports Rus.Media.
A good example is Asia. There was a time when arable land is critically lacked, and in this way solved these problems. One woman is married once for all the brothers of the family. Thus, to divide the family business has gone the need. In those days poor families was much, much easier for the grooms family to give a “dowry” for the bride. And the polyandry was given the opportunity to save for brothers home.
In some cultures it was accepted by the husband to invite his family another man in order to in the absence of the husband the other man was guarding the woman and the property of the household. Again, as a rule, in the role of her second husband in the family was the brother of my husband. Of course, nowadays it is considered immoral, but in those days it was normal and common. Was that the wife had every right to have sex with another man, but only those who are pre-approved by her husband. It is not infrequently found among the Eskimos.
Yet there was a time in Venezuela, when several men acknowledged one child. It was felt that this method was giving the child a chance to live up to 15 years.