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Polygamy. Bonita Martin November 22, 2009 Com/220 Research Writing Instructor Beeby
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If a person could have as many children as they wanted, had unlimited child care, and had a husband which gave space to miss him would become a polygamy sound appealing? Polygamy is strong in number in the West. Even though some polygamists abuse polygamy and have too many wives to provide for, polygamy practiced correctly can be a great partnership because Mormon religion emphasizes a big family, and preparing for life after death. I will explore every aspect of Polygamy; from child abuse, poverty, friendship, so-called “prophets” that are imprisoned, some of there beliefs, and why I feel polygamy practiced correctly is a good thing. When some one first hear of the word polygamy they probably instantly think about the negatives. However there is good in polygamy practiced correctly. About a year ago I watch a documentary about polygamy. It is called forbidden love: polygamy, on TLC. It took us in the discreet area Colorado. Where, Polygamist families lived freely amongst themselves, and it is common to have more than one mom. On the You tube (n.d) website [the TLC special Dawn Porter explores the most extreme way women find love and companionship, and live. In this million dollar home four women live with their 17 children, and one husband. The women consider each other sisters, and the children consider all the women mothers. Journalist Dawn Porter try’s to reach out to all four mother, but the first wife Diana is hesitate at first. During their private interview Diana spoke about jealously, and developing an understanding of the principle. She is legally married to her husband, and had a monogamist relationship for 17 years before she and her husband decided to be polygamist. After that she watched as women filled her home with there belongs, with their kids, with their youth and ultimately shared her husband. It is a known fact that the first wife has some type of authority. Depending on the
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household the first wife decides days divided between the women, and the first wife distributes the responsibilities related to the household. Wife number three was privately interviewed by Dawn Porter. She and Dawn walked through the backyard, which leads to a trail. Dawn had obvious question such as was she in love. Her answer surprised me. She explained that there was no way she could be “in love” with her husband as the years went by. She described their relationship as a friendship, and they both had a deep understand of the other. She loved him, but just wasn’t in love with him, and she figured most men cheat. Being in a poly- relationship it was a discussion about the next wife, and she was part of the family. She was a sister. Dawn meet with a group of wives; all different husbands. The spoke about
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2010 for the course AXIA COLLE com 220, e taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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