Here’s a report about “purity balls,” which are just creepy as hell. Daughters pledging their virginity to their fathers and determined to not even kiss a man until their wedding night. The creator of this idea says fathers need to “take back their territory.” Because their daughters are their property, of course, until title is transferred to her husband. This makes my skin crawl.
She’s Got Big Purity Balls
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