I found your article really interesting. We are taught repeatedly in our beginning biology classes that sex is for reproduction purposes only and that one of the things that separates humans from animals is control. Our ability to control our urges as well as our number of offspring. However, the more tactile side of this, is something you brought up. Sex for a wide range of bonding and social purposes. This viewpoint also gives the idea of marriage and monogamy a bit of a different spin. Because, based on what monogamy means, and the social and bonding aspects, this would mean that monogamous relationships would be somewhat limiting because individuals in those types of relationships would not be able to bond in that way with others, etc.
But, hey, I enjoyed the article. It made me think!

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