In some countries where polygamy is illegal, and sometimes even when legal, at times it is known for men to have one or more mistresses, whom they do not marry.The status of a mistress is not that of a wife, and any children born of such relationships were and some still are considered illegitimate and subject to legal disadvantage.But, hey, hardly any of us practice what we preach, do we?
Polyandry is illegal in virtually every state of the world.
Maybe it’s the fact that he’s unavailable that makes him so appealing, but whatever the reason may be, they are.
In my life too, I’ve had my own share of commitment issues, married men and affairs. It was just that I’ve always found myself liking guys who were in a relationship already.
But trust me, I really didn’t want that kind of relationship in the first place.
Ayra Moore is a professional writer who holds a Masters of Science in forensic psychology with a specialty in mental health applications.