Sex is a taboo subject for many people.
In this company, dating a coworker is considered taboo. Noun
religious taboos against drinking alcohol
Marrying a close relative is a taboo in many cultures.
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Tip 4: Talk About Money Breaking away from the traditional view that discussing money is taboo, Tu champions open conversations about finances among friends.—Laura Begley Bloom, Forbes, 29 Nov. 2023 Although a wellness sabbatical may be considered taboo in our community, Black women are slowly getting on board with the concept.—Dominique Fluker, Essence, 10 Nov. 2023 The film was greeted with enthusiasm by critics in Cannes but caused a scandal when it was released due to a controversial scene dealing with the taboo subject of necrophilia.—Lise Pedersen, Variety, 14 Oct. 2023 Even to this day, the sequence of events is taboo to discuss, and in late 2021, a kaibunsho (怪文書), a Japanese word for a scandalous secret document, revealing some details of what happened began to circulate via fax and the internet.—Jake Adelstein, Rolling Stone, 17 Oct. 2023 This made religion essentially a taboo topic, Nishida said, and to this day, religious education is not provided at elementary, junior, or high schools in Japan, unlike in most EU member states.—Emiko Jozuka, CNN, 14 Oct. 2023 The potential that this synod, and a second session next year, could lead to real change on previously taboo topics has given hope to many women and progressive Catholics.—Nicole Winfield and Trisha Thomas, The Christian Science Monitor, 3 Oct. 2023 While some places may have more lenient views towards its use, others might view it as taboo or even offensive.—Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 12 Oct. 2023 Generally speaking, while women may feel comfortable talking about their careers, responsibilities, etc., money and finances can still feel taboo.—Alicia Adamczyk, Fortune, 9 Oct. 2023
Speed limits top out at 35 mph, flip-flops grace bare feet, and there's a taboo on high-rise buildings and commercialization.—Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 27 Nov. 2023 Known for a lifetime of humanitarian work, former President Jimmy Carter and his late wife Rosalynn Carter’s most lasting gift—certainly for me—may be their decision to help break the taboo in America around death and hospice care.—Margaux Anbouba, Vogue, 22 Nov. 2023 Meanwhile, Lin Caster, a member of a diaspora who are forced to live in a walled ghetto, insists on training as a physician despite a taboo on women in medicine, which brings her into Prince Conor’s orbit, too.—Charlie Jane Anders, Washington Post, 25 Oct. 2023 FastCompany - Though Gen Z is often labeled lazy due to their push for flexible work, some applaud them for removing workplace taboos for all generations.—Paige McGlauflin, Fortune, 7 Nov. 2023 But no one was daring enough to pursue it as a career because at the time it was looked at as taboo.—Thania Garcia, Variety, 31 Oct. 2023 The work, part of a makeshift pavilion to worship the Hindu goddess Durga, was designed to break taboos in India about menstruation.—Suhasini Raj Atul Loke, New York Times, 25 Oct. 2023 What was once an old style taboo is, clearly, now a fresh color pairing.—Christian Allaire, Vogue, 9 Oct. 2023 Once a taboo subject, the issue of royal reform and amendments to lese majeste has seen a turning point since the protests, with people increasingly speaking about the monarchy openly and publicly, despite the legal risks.—Helen Regan, CNN, 19 Sep. 2023
Basically, Pluto rules taboo topics that lie under the surface and that are hard to talk about.—Elizabeth Gulino, refinery29.com, 27 Apr. 2021 Simply repurposing her stylish wardrobe, which is normally taboo in Hollywood.—Sara M Moniuszko, USA TODAY, 19 Feb. 2020 Create an open dialogue and refuse to let anything be taboo between you two.—Annie Lane, oregonlive, 23 Mar. 2020 See More
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