I think you're mistaken about how important sex is to relationships, This varies pretty wildly by individual, but I find it easy to believe that a good portion of the populace would be better off if there were many uncomplicated orgasm sources, rather than requiring a deep committed exclusivity.

That bundled commitment is valuable, and I'm quite happy in it. And, over time, as technology improves and my wife and I age and change, I can easily believe we'll add robots to our marriage. We have some now, but they're mostly there for mechanical assistance, and we don't have much of a deep bond with them.

if there were many uncomplicated orgasm sources

What's the advantage of many sources? As to uncomplicated, well, your own hand is about as uncomplicated as it gets...

Rational approach to finding life partners

by c_edwards 1 min read16th Aug 2015128 comments


Speaking from personal experience, finding the right relationship can be HARD. I recently came across a rational take on finding relationship partners, much of which really resonated with my experiences:




(I'm still working my way through the Sequences, and lw has more than eight thousand articles with "relationship" in them. I'm not promising the linked articles include unique information)