IDEAL MARRIAGE: THERE CAN BE NO PLACE FOR FORCE OF ANY KIND IN IDEAL MARRIAGE
Accordingly there can be no place for force of any kind in ideal marriage. The sooner we realize this, the better it will be for monogamy. In fact, one can make out a very good case for the view that the best way to foster monogamy is to take sex relations, except in so far as they involve the welfare of children, entirely out of the realm of morals and put them in the realm of taste. If there are any persons who are of a promiscuous or inconstant temperament, it would be better to encourage them never to enter marriage, but instead permit them to have sex relations according to their own tastes without any detraction from their respectability or any need of concealment, with the understanding that all that was demanded of them was that they should be honest and not pretend to be constant when such was not the case. Sincerity under such a system would be easier than under the present moral code, in which everyone is forced to pretend to be monogamously inclined if he wishes to enjoy sexual gratification combined with respectability. And the great and lasting gain which would come to monogamy, under a system of complete freedom, coupled with the voluntary control of conception, would be that only those who were spontaneously and sincerely monogamous would remain together, establish a permanent home and rear children, so that future generations would be made up only of persons who by either heredity or home influence were of the constant type.
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