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Who is most likely to stray? Christians and Jews
« on: October 27, 2012, 08:46:10 PM »
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(RNS) With their “True Love Waits” jewelry, conferences and T-shirts, Christians may be the face of the abstinence movement, but Muslims and Hindus are more likely to abstain from premarital sex.

That's the conclusion of a new study in the American Sociological Review, which also found that Muslims and Hindus -- at least in the developing world -- are more likely than Christians and Jews to refrain from extramarital sex.
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As for extramarital sex, 4 percent of Jews reported having sex outside of marriage, compared to 3 percent of Christians. Less than one percent each of Muslims, Hindus and Buddhists reported having extramarital sex.

"In many countries around the world -- but in Muslim countries specifically, there’s just much less interaction between the sexes," said Adamczyk. "It’s just going to be much less likely that they’re going to meet a potentially romantic partner.”
« Last Edit: October 27, 2012, 08:46:27 PM by Jetavan »
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