The biggest taboo in the Netherlands is having sexual feelings for one’s own child, according to a TNS-Nipo survey of 1,200 people.
Some 86% respondents said incestuous desires were taboo while violence directed at spouses and children was considered shameful by 80%. For the full list of taboos see www.dutchnews.nl/news
1. Incestuous feelings
2. Spouse or child abuse
3. Stealing something valuable from boss
4. Abusing a pet
5. Sexual harassment of a colleague
6. Needing alcohol to function at work
7. Being unfaithful to a partner
8. Visiting a prostitute
9. Having a Sexually transmitted disease
10. Applying physical or mental pressure for sex
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