Among teens in the UK seeking an abortion, a study found that the rate of contraceptive use was roughly the same for teens as for older women. In other cases, contraception is used, but proves to be inadequate. Inexperienced adolescents may use condoms incorrectly, forget to take oral contraceptivesor fail to use the contraceptives they had previously chosen.
Neurobiologist Robert Sapolsky constructed a reproductive spectrum with opposite poles being tournament speciesin which males compete fiercely for reproductive privileges with females, and pair bond arrangements, in which a male and female will bond for life. However, one particularity of the human species is that pair bonds are often formed without necessarily having the intention of reproduction.
In modern times, emphasis on the institution of marriage, generally described as a male-female bond, has obscured pair bonds formed by same-sex and transsexual couples, and that many heterosexual couples also bond for life without offspring, or that often pairs that do have offspring separate.
Thus, the concept of marriage is changing widely in many countries. Historically, marriages in most societies were arranged by parents and older relatives with the goal not being love but legacy and ""economic stability and political alliances"", according to anthropologists. While pair-bonds of varying forms were recognized by most societies as acceptable social arrangements, marriage was reserved for heterosexual pairings and had a transactional nature, where wives were in many cases a form of property being exchanged between father and husband, and who would have to serve the function of reproduction.
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Narcissists are like vampires -- they feed off your emotions and the sacrifices you make for them that are never good enough. I put up with that bullshit for almost 5 years and the excuse I always made to myself for not leaving is that I didn't want to give up on the hope that we would somehow be able to achieve the wonderful love we had started out with.
Which, basically, was another way of feeling sorry for him because I wanted to be the one who gave him the healthy, loving relationship he claimed he desired. I couldn't admit to myself that what he really wanted was another willing victim to feed from for as long as possible.
From what he told me, I was the longest relationship he had and after I started reading up on textbook narcissism out of general curiosity after he and I had broken up, I found myself understanding why. Yes, some of his exes were just as toxic as he was I met a few of them, which is how I know thatbut knowing the crap he put me through and knowing even while I was with him that I couldn't POSSIBLY be the first woman he treated like that, it became easy to realize that they had to have gotten sick of his shit a lot sooner than I did and stopped feeding him til either they ended the relationship or he did.
In my case, it was he who broke up with me and it was the best thing he ever did for me even though, for a while, I was so broken and sucked dry and convinced that since I had obviously made HIM so miserable, I clearly didn't need to be in a relationship ever again since I was obviously incapable of doing anything but making people miserable.
I hadn't yet come to understand that my deep pits of misery and depression that had me lashing out was because of how much he has sucked me dry.