Argument: Polygamy counters loneliness associated with small two-parent families
- "Why not Mr. and Mrs. - & Mrs... & Mrs...?". The Jerusalem Post. Apr 2, 2006 - "in general, man requires variety and woman requires security. And security for many women means knowing that you are not alone, that you're part of the tribe.
- When families were larger, loneliness was less problematic than it is today. These days, many people aged 20 to 40 have only one or two siblings, and lots of folks have no one at all. A lot of people are - by ancient standards, at least - leading an "abnormal existence" in one-person households."