Saturday Links: Jessa Duggar – Bloggers Sound Off

This week the thing most talked about in many of the blogs I encountered was reactions to the news that JimBob Duggar finally approved a young man to court his daughters. So here’s a list of  some of our Spiritual Abuse Survivor Blogs Network bloggers and their thoughts on the news.

Makes me sad for the kids how the Duggars make “Announcements” in the media about things that would normally be considered private information in most families, not an opportunities to grab the attention of the media.

Joe Sands of Incongruous Circumspection – JimBob Duggar Thinks That Intense Monitoring of Lovers Guarantees Perfect Matches

Samantha of Defeating the Dragons – Courting a Stranger

Lana Hope of Wide Open Ground – Duggars are not Crazy

Comments open below

NLQ Recommended Reading …

Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment‘ by Janet Heimlich

Quivering Daughters‘ by Hillary McFarland

Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement‘ by Kathryn Joyce

 

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  • NeaDods

    Makes me sad for the kids how the Duggars make “Announcements” in the media about things that would normally be considered private information in most families, not an opportunities to grab the attention of the media.

    That is the worst thing about the way that Jim Bob has whored his children to the media. He has not only given them a very warped idea of their overall significance, it has taught them that this is the right way to conduct their lives.


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