You cannot lock down the human desire for love and connection – even in a pandemic
Comment: Are we going to condemn young and single people to celibacy for what may be years until we find a vaccine?
For much of the first century of its existence, this country policed people’s sex lives and it did extraordinary damage. Now the country is again policing people’s sex lives. So what kind of damage might it cause?
This particular effect of lockdown is easily forgotten if, like most of those making public health decisions, you live with a spouse, and perhaps children, in suburban comfort.
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