Quoting Quiverfull: Courtship Isn’t Spiritual But It Is Sexual?

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by Doug Wilson of Blog and Mablog from 'His Hand in Marriage' as quoted by Vaughn Ohlman at his blog True Love Doesn't Wait - Courtship: That Volatile Sexual RelationshipEditor's note: This is one of those few times I don't entirely disagree with Vaughn Ohlman. Yes, sexual attraction and chemistry exist and they do play an important part in marriage and who we chose to marry. But life outside the Fundamentalist Christian Bubble is just not as sexually charged and focused as it is inside. Most people don't walk around thinking about sex all the time, unless they are a certain sort of sexually repressed Christian man. … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Part 6 Cinderella

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by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideWe are at the last section of the Leah/David courtship where Leah shares her post-marital advice. Post-marriage thoughts: No Regrets Do you know how nice it is when we look through family photo albums at Christmas to never see David with another girl? No. I assume Leah means with another girlfriend, but either way, seeing a photo of your husband with an ex shouldn't be traumatic. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Don’t Marry A Woman Older Than Yourself?

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by pastor Stephen Kim from NYC Pastor blog - 10 Women Christian Men Should Not MarryEditor's note: The entire list is pretty bad, filled with pious scripture references and lots of poisonous assumptions like something straight out of Debi Pearl's awful tome 'Created To Be A Help Meet". It was hard to pick only one to focus on for our Quoting Quiverfull feature. Which do you think is the worst on the list? … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Part 4 – Cinderella

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by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids Collide  I, Leah, grew up in Texas, the oldest of five home-educated children. I loved to play golf, tennis, and chess. I graduated from the Culinary School of Fort Worth and Thomas Edison State College with a Bachelor's in Business Administration. Whoa! Two people with actual college degrees. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Finding a Spouse is Like Finding a Steak Sandwich?

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by Vaughn Ohlman from True Love Doesn't Wait - Searching for a Steak SandwichEditor's note: Putting the search for a suitable spouse on the same level as finding a consumable commodity. Fundamentalist religion reduces people to objects. … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Part 3 – Pie in the Sky

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by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideDo you think Debi believes in confidentiality or getting permission before using a story from someone else's life?I work very diligently to either get permission before sharing a story -especially a potentially embarrassing story - OR remove any details that could possibly be used to trace the original person. … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Part 4 – Antsy Babies

Does Debi realize in her putting down of 'whirlwind romances' and William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' that it wasn't an impatient Juliet throwing herself unbidden at Romeo, but an almost stalker-like Romeo recklessly pursuing Juliet.

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideAt the end of the chapter, Debi starts muddling the message again. She's got a difficult balancing act to pull off. If a girl chases a guy, she'll end up married to a pervert. If a girl is too aloof, she'll end up alone - which is the end of world in DebiLand. … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Part Three – Antsy Babies

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by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideThis next made-up story case is a hoot. Debi bites off more than she can chew when she tries to mix "online matchmaking" with a morality tale. Case #2: An Old Antsy Babe A mature, older woman had been single for a number of years. She decided to try an online matchmaking site to find a match. I went online in my late twenties to get more experience dating and eventually find a partner. … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Part 2 Antsy Babies

On "Game of Thrones" Sansa Stark knelt before King Joffrey and humbly begged him to spare her father. Joffery still beheaded Ned.

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideToday, we learn how a girl can ask a guy to marry her without being 'antsy'. If a girl were wise she would know that to demand is to take the lead. If you lead your husband into the relationship you will lead him thereafter. Proverbs 8:11 "For wisdom is better than rubies: and all the things that may be desired are not compared to it." Remember, women leading men bring on the end of the world (/sarcasm). … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet – Part 1 – Antsy Babies

The only type of acceptable King Cry Baby, unlike those Priestly-Kingly or other dudes/duds Debi pushes as Mr. Right

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideHey, new chapter! Perhaps Debi will finally let us in on what "antsy" means. I know I've been waiting on bated breath for the definition of such an uncommon word. Moral to the Story: Patience is crucial. Even when a little pressure is kind, polite, and thoughtful, it is still taking control. Debi has explained the main problem of the role of women in the CP world: Avoiding "taking control" from men trumps thoughtful, kind and polite words or actions. … [Read more...]


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