The reason is above all my love, but secondarily the fact that we are not used to being apart. Protections applied only to freeborn children, not those born to slaves, sold into slavery, or taken captive in war. While Greek epigrams describe ideal breasts,  Latin poets take limited interest in them, at least as compared to the modern focus on admiring and fondling a woman's breasts. Ad res Venerias intemperantior traditur; nam speculato cubiculo scorta dicitur habuisse disposita, ut quocumque respexisset ibi ei imago coitus referretur ; Clarkep. Ride an ancient cock. Long Legs Sexy feet Feat. He spurned her, and she pretended to withdraw until, thinking himself alone, he undressed to bathe in her waters.
Just as notorious was that party arranged for Metellus Scipio when he was consul and for the people's tribunes—by Gemellus, their tribunicial errand boy.
Ancient Roman Orgy