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Both were about a different kind of commitment: commitment based on personal choice and love, not on economic and legal restraints."Free love? Man has bought brains, but all the millions in the world have failed to buy love.
Man has subdued bodies, but all the power on earth has been unable to subdue love.
In the 19th century, including the Victorian era, it usually meant the ability to freely choose a monogamous sexual partner and to freely choose to end a marriage or relationship when love ended.
When Victoria Woodhull ran for President of the United States on the Free Love platform, she was assumed to be promoting promiscuity.
As one writer in sick of you talking about free love.
You don't think we want to have healthy, enjoyable, more casual sex lives? For us, one wrong move, one bad night, or one random condom with a pinprick and we die....
In a famous scandal of the 19th century, she exposed an affair by the preacher Henry Ward Beecher, believing him to be a hypocrite for denouncing her free love philosophy as immoral, while actually practicing adultery, which in her eyes was more immoral.
By the late 19th century, many reformers advocated "voluntary motherhood"—the choice of motherhood as well as marriage.
When Wright died in 1852, she was engaged in a legal battle with her husband whom she'd married in 1831, and who later used the laws of the time to seize control of all her property and earnings.
High on a throne, with all the splendor and pomp his gold can command, man is yet poor and desolate, if love passes him by.
And if it stays, the poorest hovel is radiant with warmth, with life and color.
In 1873, the United States Congress, acting to stop the growing availability of contraceptives and information about sexuality, passed what was known as the Comstock Law.
Some advocates of wider access to and information about contraceptives also advocated eugenics as a way to control the reproduction of those who, eugenics advocates assumed, would pass on undesirable characteristics.