Reply to "PROMISCUITY"

Promiscuous:

ADJECTIVE:

" 1. Having casual sexual relations frequently with different partners; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners.
2. Lacking standards of selection; indiscriminate.
3. Casual; random.
4. Consisting of diverse, unrelated parts or individuals; confused: "Throngs promiscuous strew the level green" (Alexander Pope).
Promiscuous"

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So considering that the majority of 'single mothers' are not
1. Having casual sexual relations frequently with different partners; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners.
2. Lacking standards of selection; indiscriminate.
3. Casual; random.,

then, unless we know that to be a fact for a particular 'single mother,' evidently the sexist blanket label does not cover all single mothers, and maybe not even the mother mentioned in the article.
But what makes it so bad is that just like racism, it is the people that stand to suffer the most from the it (labeling) that often do the most of it; as in it is often women (usually priamrily) women that spread such labels onto other women and mold their son's minds to view women in that light, even though, the term,and the perception was surely started my men (most likely of the 'cloth') as a psychological tool to control the female populations.

The truth is, that most single mothers have known and been in a relationship with their child's father for some time before becoming pregnant (although I know that is not always the case), and there are just as many "promiscuious" women in this world that do not have children or were married before they ever gave birth to a child as there are those who happen to be single mothers. Ignorance like this contributes to the rate of teenage pregnancies more than any other thing, in that, the teenager knows that she is not promiscuious, therefore, believes that surely she will not get pregnant like those 'you know what kind' of girls/women.
Promiscuity has very little to do with getting pregant. A virgin can become preganant the first time she has sex and a street walking $10.00 whore can never become pregnant; one girl will get pregnant, while another girl will get lucky, one girl's hormones may not be balanced out yet, while another girl's may; one guy may be shooting blanks, while another guy may not; and numerous other variables. It does not merely boil down to something as neatly packaged as promiscuity. Bestowing that label onto women only and onte single mothers in particular is sheer ignorance and sexism.
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