Polygamy is a pretty taboo concept in traditional American culture. When you hear the word, a ton of questions come to mind: who would choose this kind of life? What is it like to grow up in this kind of environment? And perhaps most pressing, how on Earth do they deal with the jealousy?
While some real-life polygamist communities attempt to exist underground, a few brave families have welcomed examination from the media in order to put a human face on this lifestyle. Take a peek at some of the more public examples of this foreign family dynamic.