If you've ever been called a slut or a slag, or been scared of being called one, then you know what it feels like to experience the double standards surrounding promiscuity. We've all grown up watching TV shows and films that paint promiscuous women as sluts, and promiscuous men as players. But it doesn't just stop there. Promiscuity is viewed in different ways, positive and negative, for loads of different groups of people. And, you guessed it, those stereotypes don't have a lot of truth behind them.
The word promiscuous seems only ever to describe two things. First, sex, and second, women. Is promiscuous just a dressed-up attempt to avoid words like slutty or whore? War makes strange bedfellows and the U. But, how shall we know the wisest and the best from the most depraved, in such a promiscuous throng as usually crowd a theatre? Workmen then took apart the three cars and threw the disjointed remains into a promiscuous heap. At that striking of the common chord I saw them heave, promiscuous and unanimous, up the steps to the stage.
Promiscuity is the practice of engaging in sexual activity frequently with different partners or being indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners. A common example of behavior viewed as promiscuous by many cultures is the one-night stand , and its frequency is used by researchers as a marker for promiscuity. What sexual behavior is considered promiscuous varies between cultures, as does the prevalence of promiscuity. Different standards are often applied to different genders and civil statutes.
Human sexual promiscuity is the practice of having many different sexual partners. A high number of sexual partners in a person's life usually means they are at a higher risk of sexually transmitted infections and life-threatening cancers. The physical health risks mainly consist of the sexually transmitted disease risks, such as HIV and AIDS , that increase as individuals have develop sexual partners over their lifetime. The prevalence of promiscuity, in the case of adolescents , is known to be a root cause for many physical, mental, and socio-economic risks. In sub-Saharan Africa , adolescents engaged in promiscuous activities face many health and economic risks related to teenage pregnancy , maternal mortality , labor complications , and loss of educational opportunities.