Argument: Polygamy is traumatizing and depressing for wives
- Debate: Polygamy - con argument.
"Legalize Polygamy?". New York Times, letter to the editor. March 14, 2006 - "As a clinical psychologist who has treated women formerly involved in plural marriages, I can attest that the effects on them are devastating: profound depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, sexually transmitted diseases and poverty, among many others."