as Promiskuität (of lat. promiscus together, per bad cerium mix before) the practice not of a sexual intercourse with different partners, oriented at long-term connections, one designates. Sexual meetings, which take place outside of the connection of a long-term relationship, are called also promiskes behavior. Is the Promiskuität of manand woman to be differentiated, then for it the expressions Satyriasis for men and Nymphomanie for women exist; these terms are not formal-diagnostically used however, and the partner change is also not compelling thereby. The designation “excessive sexual intercourse”, just like also the more neutral and recent expression Hypersexualität,are partially rejected.
It is in many cases a rating expression, with which one is lent to disapproving for the speaker “to high” number of Sexualpartnern expression. The taken point of view during such an evaluation can be for example that Sexualität should serve only the reproduction,or that humans should aim at at least the goal, a partner for only one to find relationship persisting lifelong. Colloquially the adjectives are used promisk or also promiskuitiv in devaluing way synonymously for “sexually generous” persons.
In the animal realm one understands under Promiskuität that itself males andFemales in one season with more than one sex partner pair.
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Promiskuität was a characteristic of different societies, in particular such with polytheistischen religions. That led,affected by mosaische and asketische conceptions, also in the Christianity to a relationship to the Sexualität, which is aligned to Monogamie or Zölibat mostly. Promiskuität is this very day in many societies unwanted or forbidden. At the time of the national socialism Promiskuität was particularly promoted by desired individuals, with othersaimed (and if necessary. with death) punishes (youth concentration camps). In modern western societies Promiskuität is tolerated due to the principle of the sexual self-determination or is not sanctioned at least. The “Mach's also” campaign of the Federal Department of Health, which publicises the use from condoms to the prevention of AIDS infections, goesof an occasional promisken behavior also from humans, who itself not when promisk understand.
the sociology measures Promiskuität around parts of the society and societies to compare with one another (social structural analysis) and differentiates between the strength of the Promiskuität (e.g. Sexualpartner per year).Since the Aufweichen of the marriage as coining/shaping partnership form therefore the measurement of Promiskuität became more important. By more strongly spread Hedonismus and individualism the Promiskuität is today again more frequent. Also the introduction of the Verhütungsmittel contributed statistically to the more frequent occurrence of the Promiskuität in the society.
ThatLand of the Federal Republic with the highest statistic Promiskuität is Hamburg, with on the average 10.4 partners in the entire life. The Federal average is with 6,3. Seasonal is to be particularly counted in the Rhine country on a rise of the Promiskuität to the Karnevalszeit. In the United States of America jumps BREAK offers cause thatamong students at the age of 18-21 years the frequency promisken behavior strongly rises. Of the serial Monogamie, today in industrial nations far behavior spread, with which persons do not have several successive monogame relations, which dissolves it after a certain time again, are promiskes behaviorto differentiate always clearly.
with promisken behavior the risk of an infection with sexually transferable diseases such as AIDS or hepatitis B strongly rises there, is particularly important it to practice in this case Safer Sex. To consider is also the failure rate (Pearl index) of the usual methods for Empfängnisverhütung, which lets a combination of methods appear advisable if necessary.
Polyamore relations forms and literature
it gives an increasing social development to accept Promiskuität in the context of honesty and the practice of Safer Sex. Becomesthe past binaryistic concept, either short term sexual relations to have been able or dear relations in favor of of concepts like the Polyamorie given up. An important book in this connection is The Ethical Slut of DOS they Easton and Catherine A. Liszt (Greenery press, San Francisco, California, 1997, ISBN 0-890159-01-8; available e.g. over on-line bookshops).
Similarly to the English designation Slut, which use Easton and Liszt, call themselves lesbian nichtmonogam living women in Germany in the context of one as Schlampagne called political platform Schlampen. This use of the word places a re-valuation (reclaiming)a disparagingly used, originally however positively occupied term. “Ähmm…: Of the Wortlosigkeit for relations structures “of Jule Bluem in the context of this platform a written article, which appeared in the grass root revolution 245 in January 2000, is. It treats relations forms with deviations to conventional standardsof commitment, durability and excludingness.