Quoting Quiverfull: Blaming Political Losses on You Not Having Enough Babies?

by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - God Does Not Change His Eternal PlansEditor's note: So it sounds like Nancy is blaming the lack of people being Quiverfull for the fact that very few Teaparty types get elected to office. Get busy cranking out those Godly children so the Quiverfull bunch can easily overwhelm the evul liburuls in the voting booths. Remind me again where it says that Christians are supposed to hijack the political system in order to have their way? … [Read more...]

Created To Need A Help Meet: Part 4 – How Do I Need Thee? (The Proper Way For Wives To Challenge)

by Aletha cross posted from her blog Yllom Mormonpgs 41-43Alright. We are still going through Chapter 4. So far it's been reasons why husbands need wives, and the reasons why wives need to be needed. It's been a blast, and we've still got 20 pages to go. Text is in purple.Last section we ended with how men need to be challenged by their wives. Today we're starting with a story in that vein. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Put On Your Apron?

by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Put On Your ApronEditor's note: I guess Nancy is running out of material to insist you put on their apron. First time I've seen a Bible passages about apron. … [Read more...]

Recognizing Sexual Abuse in Children

by Suzanne TitkemeyerOne thing that has happened as a result of the revelations of sexual abuse by Quiverfull super star Josh Duggar is that it has pushed the taboo subject of the sexual abuse of children into the spotlight, engendering a number of conversations on what must happen to expose it, how it should be handled and getting help for the survivors. Those are all great things to consider, that's for sure.I wish there was some way to let his victims know that many of us stand in support of them and their journeys towards healing. Many media outlets have made this about Josh, not being supportive of his victims. That much was evident from the very sloppy redacting of victim … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Did You Marry A Jerk? Too Bad

by Zsuzsanna Anderson from her blog Are They All Yours? - So you're married to a jerk....Editor's note: This is Zsuzsanna's answer to a reader asking what to do if you find out you're married to a jerk. What does she do? Immediately blame the wife. No divorce ever. She doesn't even began to address things like the fact that all of us are jerks at times to our spouses, I know I have been, it's normal for there to be phases in marriage and times when you're not exactly thrilled with one another. But you push forward and make it work, or go to marriage counseling.  But there's a big difference between seasons of marriage and if you are married to someone who is genuinely cruel all of the … [Read more...]

What TLC’s Duggar Family and Charlie Manson’s The Family Have in Common

by Suzanne TitkemeyerLately I've taken to watching NBC's new show "Aquarius" It's set roughly in 1967-1968 time frame and deals with the Manson Family's early years. Plus it's a good solid cop procedural, and you know how I love a cop procedural show. The two lead cops are a straight-laced 1950s style cop named Hodiak and his younger hippie-esque counterpart Shafe. And yes, some of the stories are mixed up with law enforcement and the Manson Family. … [Read more...]

Answering “Preparing To Be A Help Meet” – Wedding & In-Law Problems

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...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 5 – Have Sex With Me Or Else?

by Biblical Gender Roles from BiblicalGenderRoles.com – 8 Steps to Confront Your Wife’s Sexual RefusalEditor's note: And now we approach the worst part of the entire piece, a list of how to force your wife to have sex with you. Many of these steps fall under a label we call "Economic Abuse" here. His approach would be recognized as abusive by more people.  Any man that tries these things on you in order to control you is someone you should not be with. Step 2 would end the marriage for me, before we got to the old 'control her with money' thing. This whole list is shameful and not Christian. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 4: Have Sex With Me Or Else?

by Biblical Gender Roles from BiblicalGenderRoles.com – 8 Steps to Confront Your Wife’s Sexual RefusalEditor's note:  He's still banging on and on like an out of control gong about how the wife is sinning without the slightest clue that what he's doing is purely awful on every level. Not much love for his wife like the love Christ had for the church is there? How'd you like to be this man's live in nookie with his insistence that you give in to him at every whim? Sounds dreadful. His little aside that the man needs to make sure he's not sinning just seems for show, not because he genuinely feels like he's sinned. He's blind to any sin of his own if he advocates treating a wife like this. … [Read more...]

Created To Need A Help Meet: Part 3 How Do I Need Thee? (Michael Confuses Me)

by Aletha cross posted from her blog Yllom Mormonp 38-41 Yes, we are still learning about the ways men need women. I know you're excited, so let's jump right in. Text, as always, is in purple. I Need Her to Balance Me EmotionallyAgain, we guys don't like to admit that we are emotional beings. It is quite obvious that the gals are 90% emotion and 10% adulterated reason. We fellows pride ourselves on being logical and objective. But keep in mind that anger is an emotion. Irritability and grouchiness are emotions. Men are just as emotional as women: we just have a male pride that will not let us publicly express weakness or vulnerability. I am not suggesting that there is anything … [Read more...]

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