Interview guides can be obtained from the first author. Seventy-four percent of U. In all of them, the people who objected to the law were asked directly to facilitate same-sex relationships, by providing wedding, adoption, or artificial insemination services, counseling, or rental of bedrooms.
Just a few generations ago, the ideal marriage was defined by love, cooperation, and a sense of belonging to a family and community. However, parenthood also likely reduces most men's opportunities for HIV and STD infection, primarily by decreasing frequency of sexual contact with outside partners.
First, although our sample was relatively large for the qualitative literature, it is not possible in any qualitative study to draw firm conclusions about the prevalence of the themes we observed.
Love is the marrow of life, and yet, so often people attempt to funnel it into the narrow channels prescribed by marriage and the nuclear family. More often the question functions as a kind of rhetorical sleight of hand, a way of stirring up moral panic about changing family values or speculating about whether society has become too cynical for love.
Before kids, any time you aren't working there was a potential opportunity for having sex and now it's limited to when they're asleep or they're not around.
Very often, the resulting conversation will focus on the upside opportunity. Why does he or she need new people? Instead of fighting this pointless war over wedding cakes, it should declare unilateral victory. Quality of intimate and sexual relationship in first-time parents six months after delivery.