Brutal violence is stupidly acceptable, but sex is still taboo to varying degrees.

One often neglected reason that sex is hidden is jealousy and possessiveness. While men no longer (usually) own women, many relationships are very possessive. It works in the opposite direction too, though I think the emotions are slightly different.

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