Hawke doesn’t believe in monogamy

ethan-hawke-los-angeles Actor Ethan Hawke believes that humans are not monogamous beings by nature. He thnks that many people have a ”childish view” of monogamy, but, on the other hand, insists that, for now, he is faithful to his wife Ryan Shawhughes.

”My relationship with my present wife is thrilling to me and I’m committed to it. But neither she nor I know what shape the future will come in. Sexual fidelity can’t be the whole thing you hang your relationship on. If you really love somebody you want them to grow, but you don’t get to define how that happens. They do,” the actor said.

ethan-hawke-gateway-la-premiere_3838090Ethan doesn’t see cheating as somethin terrible and thinks that people need to recognize the true nature of human beings, that, according to him, are not monogamous.

”People have such a childish view of monogamy and fidelity. ‘He’s cheated so he’s bad, she’s cheated so she’s bad,’ as opposed to a recognition that our species is not monogamous. To act all indignant, that your world has been rocked because your lover wasn’t faithful to you, is a little bit like acting rocked that your hair went grey. Human beings are sexual beings,” Hawke added.

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3 responses to “Hawke doesn’t believe in monogamy”

  1. Rene says:

    I agree with Hawke that’s we are sexual beings, but sticking to one partner is not based on sex only. And when you cheat on the one you love, you cheat on many other levels rather than sexual ones. If you care and respect your wife, then you will never cheat on her due to these deep feelings and not because it is bad or you seem to be bad. At least this is me seeing things this way.

    • Drew says:

      Yes, people are sexual creatures, but sexuality has nothing to do with sexual decay and sleeping with everyone you feel attracted to. Humans have a brain that works differently then by animals. Why then? Even some animals and birds are monogamous based on their instincts. Hawke applies to instincts, but we can choose whether to follow them or not and it is different then by animals. I believe that only weak people can change partners as they do with gloves.

  2. Erica says:

    Weak people, who cannot be faithful for a long time, try to fin excuses telling they don’t believe in monogamy. To me, Hawke is a very bright example of that. And though he tells he loves his wife and claims to be devoted and faithful to her, I won’t be surprised he will get a young model, which he will fall after, into his bed.