Worthwhile Reads: Purity Rings

This post is a little different. I just came upon a listing of three positive posts written by dads about giving their daughters purity rings. I obviously very much disagree with essentially everything involved in what I call “the purity culture,” but I thought these posts were interesting in that they give some insight into the minds of the fathers of the purity culture,¬†especially¬†as relates to their daughters and purity rings.

Celebrating Another Milestone: Purity Ring for My Daughter

Dads 2:7 – Another Ring for Another Daughter

A Father’s Worst Fear – Part II

And for some reading to clear your brain afterwards, I offer this:

Purity Balls, and All They Represent, Are Absurd

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