Quoting Quiverfull: Easier Having Lots of Kids?

by Chaunie Brusie from Babble (how fitting!) - 10 Things Moms of Many Want You to KnowEditor's note: So this isn't exactly from a fundamentalist quiverfull momma perspective, more from someone not part of the religious constant child bearing world that wants to think having four children is the same as the nineteen kids in the Duggar family and feels like she's getting some pushback from the world for having four kids. But the idea that many hands make for much lighter work is one straight out of Quiverfull and a patent falsehood. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Making Women Bitter About Submitting?

by Paul Washer from I'll Be Honest.com - Recovering Biblical WomanhoodEditor's note: At least the clearly CPM author seems to understand that how the man behaves affects the wife's ability to submit. But it is still a poisonous idea, the whole idea that one is dominant and the other submissive, it creates and drives a lot of misery for everyone involved. … [Read more...]

So I’ve Been Spiritually Abused, What Next? – Recovery From Economic or Financial Abuse

by Laura Shin from Forbes magazine - 'I'll Take Care of the Bills': The Slippery Slope Into Financial AbuseThe entire article is worth a read but we are quoting the bit on how to recover from Economic or Financial Abuse: … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Two Percent?

by John Piper from his Facebook accountEditor's note: Pastor John doesn't mention what percentage of your time you should be giving God to prove in his eyes that you are a 'Good Christian'(TM), but I can imagine it's a staggeringly high unrealistic number. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: All Feminists Hate Women?

by Paul Washer from I'll Be Honest.com - Recovering Biblical WomanhoodEditor's note: This is one of the big lies in Quiverfull Evangelicalism - that feminists want all women to be men. Nope, they want all women to have a choice in how they live their lives, not be forced into gender-prescribed roles against their will. But the very religious finds the idea of free agency for women to be too threatening to their masculinity. What weak grasps they must hold on their own masculinity to be so threatened by women's choices. … [Read more...]

Answering ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet’ – Physical & Emotional Attraction?

Another installment of giving better answers to the questions asked at Debi Pearl’s site message board for the book ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet’. Many young ladies ask questions on all sorts of different subjects brought up by the book. There was just one big problem, many of the answers stray into either the outright bad and emotionally unhealthy to dangerous. Yes, typical Debi Pearl borderline abusive. Here’s what we’re going to be doing here at NLQ. Every week, once or twice a week, I’ll be posting up one of the questions from the message board and ask you, our readers, to answer that poor soul’s question in a way that is logical, rational and the best possible solution, in other words 18 … [Read more...]

I Have No Roots

by Lana Hope cross posted from her blog Wide Open GroundWhen I left my fundamentalist upbringing behind, I left it all, all my roots, all my friends, all the things that connected me to the past.They say people need roots, but I have none.When I’m lonely, I have no where to turn, except to people of the moment. When people talk of old family Christmas traditions, I have none, or nearly none.When its Christmas break, I don’t fly to my parents because there is no Christmas there. When the semester ends, I go camping, not to visit old friends. When I’m lonely, I write in a foreign language on my FB. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Synthetic Children Killing Off Motherhood?

by Hattie Hart and Alana Newman from The Federalist in response to an interview with fashion designers Dolce & Gabbanna in Italy's Panorama Magazine and as quoted by Ladies Against Feminism - Synthetic Children, Spiritual Orphans, and the Obliteration of Mothers.Editor's note: The latest thing to enrage the ladies at LAF is the idea that homosexual people can have children via reproductive technology. In what way does allowing others of different sexual orientations mean the death of traditional motherhood? It doesn't. Their verklempting has more to do with the fact that it's not just one mother and one father raising a child in a Christian household. They want to mandate what is the … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Ladies Against Feminism Loves Dolce & Gabbana Homophobic Parenting Views??

by Catholic News Agency on a recent article in Italian magazine Panorama  interviewing designers Dolce & Gabbana as quoted by Ladies Against Feminism - Homosexual Designers Back Traditional MarriageEditor's note: Part one of LAF using the words of Dolce & Gabbana to try and further their 'No Gay Parents' and 'No Gay Marriage' agenda. I guess we fear that which we do not understand. Nice shaming/blaming of D & G by the ladies of LAF. Second part of this tomorrow morning dealing with who exactly should be, in their opinion, using reproductive technologies. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Jim Bob Duggar Says For Men the Physical Relationship is the Main Thing?

by Jim Bob Duggar at Raw Story - Watching the Duggars teach their daughter to kiss will make you want to climb out of your own skinEditor's note: This came from an episode of TLC's "19 Kids & Counting" and there is a clip up at Raw Story and here.. Trigger Warning for being inappropriate and very creepy as much of it is making sure that Jessa and Ben Seewald are watching them demonstrate how to kiss. We all know it's not a good episode in the minds of Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar unless they dry hump each other and kiss in front of their children who are forbidden from doing the same unless they are married. Bonus creepy points for Ben saying he sometimes gives Jessa 'the silent … [Read more...]


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