3 Religious Sects in America Were Against Sex & Marriage in the 1800s, Here’s Why

The true story behind the philosophy of the Oneida, Shakers, and Mormon communities.

Historically, marriage has been both a need for society’s continued functioning and a joyous occasion for two people to publicly declare their love for one another and their intention to…



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