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September 16, 2014 / Randall

A Brief History of The Ever Changing Human Pair-Bond

…with the loss of nomadic lifestyles and the rise of agriculture and land ownership (10,000 or so years ago) longer lasting polygamous pair-bonding and social groups arose. In fact, approximately 80% of all societies throughout recorded time have consisted of men in families with multiple wives (only 4% consisted of multiple husband households).

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Image source and full article: http://sexscienceandnature.com/special-sex/relationships-special-sex/evolution-human-pair-bonding/

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