Younger brothers are aggressive and individualistic

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younger brothers are aggressive and individualistic, tensions and difficulties often occur despite there being one set of heirs. In addition, tension and conflict may arise in polyandrous families because of sexual favoritism. The bride normally sleeps with the eldest brother, and the two have the responsibility to see to it that the other males have opportunities for sexual access. Since the Tibetan subsistence economy requires males to travel a lot, the temporary absence of one or more brothers facilitates this, but there are also other rotation practices. The cultural idea unambiguously calls for the wife to show equal affection and sexuality to each of the brothers, but deviations from this ideal occur; especially when there is a sizable difference in age between the partners in the marriage. Question 4: What is wrong with the theory that Tibetan polyandry is caused either by a

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