See other articles in PMC that cite the published article. Abstract The transition from premarital sexual relationships and courtship to marriage and parenthood in southeastern Nigeria involves particularly dramatic adjustments for young women who have absorbed changing ideas about sexuality, marriage, and gender equality, and who have had active premarital sexual lives. In the eyes of society, these women must transform from being promiscuous girls to good wives. Historically, the rise of romantic love as a marital ideal has sometimes been perceived to be associated with greater gender equality, as changes in expectations for and practices in marriage are tied to the erosion of a highly sex-segregated division of labor.
Arrange differently Do people seek sex outside marriage ceremony when they are not happy along with their spouse? Does it mean individual is sexually dissatisfied? Or, is it because they are incompatible? Or, is it an indication of some fluid issue with one or both partners? It may be due to individual or all of these reasons. Additionally, not everyone who is polyamorous wants to walk away from the marriage ceremony. Some believe they have a concrete marriage while some might want en route for maintain the status quo despite conjugal problems. That is why they choose to keep it under the radar because their spouse might not accompany it the same way.