are men meant to have more then one wife. I was watching this show called "sister wives" and this guy has 4 wives. he mentioned the bible saying that a lot of men back then had more then one wife. so my question is. are men really meant to have more then one wife? I don't think so myself because most men can't even handle one women just think about 4.
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Well within the Bible there isn't really any mention of polygamy... although! during the writing of Genesis it was quite common practice for men back than to have more than one wife but generallly only the really wealthy. By the beginning of the first century, although not condoned... polygamy was relatively rare so kinda seems like most people just didn't want it? The quran on the other hand mentions how its OK to have up to 4 wives under the right circumstances... Not quite sure If I agree with that but honestly. If every American guy married 1 woman, there would still be 25 million women left who wouldn't have a partner, well even less considering about 10% of them would be gay so closer to around 30 million. So to some extent I guess it is better for some?
Emotionally I don't think you can really appreciate and love more than one woman, it just seems too much of a hassle and unrealistic relationship and you couldn't really just dedicate yourself to one person. Physically assuming the woman had at least average sex drives, most men couldn't handle that much to please them all. I think men are mean't to have just 1 woman in my opinion