Quoting Quiverfull: Part 2 Listening To Your Wife?

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by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - I Need Her Counsel and JudgementEditor's note: This is almost enough to make you feel sorry for Michael's wife Debi Pearl, but knowing how Debi twists what happened to her and uses it to make others feel fear and guilt cancels out any sympathy points she might get for her husband admitting what an abusive jerk he has been. Sick relationship. His advice in the end might be good except for his suggestion to pretend to be humble and thoughtful. Pretend? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Bless Your Husband or Else?

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by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Are You Blessing Your Family Today?Editor's note: Nancy seems pretty obsessional about being beyond submitted to your husband. You have to bless him all the time according to Nancy-world. This message about being a 'blessing' isn't necessarily a bad one, I've found that a card or perfectly timed phone call can be just what's needed in the moment, but being that this is Nancy Campbell suggesting being the blessing you can count on this not being a suggestion, but a command. Like so much in Quiverfull those things that are good in the outside world becomes poisonous when it is ordered instead of given freely. … [Read more...]

Answering “Preparing To Be A Help Meet” – What To Do With My Life?

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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: Having A C-Section Makes You Bitter?

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by Zsuzsanna Anderson, wife of Steven L. Anderson from Are They All Yours? - Birth HypocrisyEditor's note: Zsuzsanna is upset today because people are talking and speculating over the birth of Jill Duggar Dillard's new baby boy Israel, trying to parse what that lone photo of the new family means. If she had a c-section, why it was a hospital birth instead of a home birth, ad infinitum... which is only natural considering every single aspect of this poor girl's life has been lived more years than not in the white hot glare of the television camera. Zsuzsanna fails to understand that when the average American sees someone over and over on television they become emotionally invested in … [Read more...]

Spotting Logical Fallacies and Propaganda Techniques

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by Cindy Kunsman cross posted from her blog Under Much (more) GraceEditor's note: While this isn't a traditional NLQ SASBN member posting it bears posting here, if for no other reason than forewarned is forearmed. Even when you leave a harmful theology group the pressure to return and confirm will still be strong. You need to know their tricks. Want to see all these in action so you know what they look like? Try watching the recent HBO documentary on Scientology "Going Clear" … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Part 4 – The Wedding

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by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids Collide Preparing to Be a Help Meet - The Wedding: Part Four Debi starts asking questions about when Yetta and Kent were dating.  Debi tries really hard to make Yetta fit Debi's mold...but she just can't quite do it. … [Read more...]

Zero Tolerance: Manly Temper or Ungodly Outburst

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by S.J. Reidhead cross posted from her blog The Pink Flamingo The Anger Buster Rap by Barbara Gruener When anger chooses me, here’s an important fact: I always get to choose exactly how I’ll react. I don’t need to fight or shout, pout and cry; I have some healthy strategies for management I try. I write or draw or count to ten, I talk it out or go outside to play. I take deep breaths or exercise until my anger goes away. So when anger chooses you, and it will, that’s a fact! Why not try my healthy ways to help you react. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 1 – Stand By Your Man When He Becomes Obsessed?

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by Shalom Pearl Brand from No Greater Joy - Preparing for His ObsessionEditor's note: Remember when Debi Pearl confused hobbies and interests with obsessions? Her daughter Shalom is carrying on in the same vein of misunderstanding and reenforcing Debi's message of supporting your man's hobbies and not having any of your own. … [Read more...]

Boiling The Frog – When Churches Turn Into Dangerous Cults

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by Suzanne Titkemeyer cross posted from her blog What Would Roger Sterling Do?I'm going to ask you to stop and read this first before proceeding onto my story of how weird the church and I got towards the end - The Seven Signs You're in a Cult in The Atlantic MagazineGot it? Yep.What happened was sort of like that old beloved in Christianity false story about putting the frog in a big pot of water and the frog not realizing till it was too late that he was being boiled alive. Our church turning into a cult happened a lot like that. … [Read more...]

Answering ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet’ – Can Guys View Attractive Girls As Just Friends?

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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...]


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