How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Pill, Part 1

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by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating The Dragons When I was fourteen, I was diagnosed with Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). To cut a very long, and a very awkward, story short, hormonal birth control (also known as “the Pill”) is the only known treatment for it. It’s not a cure, but it [Read More...]

Voices of Sister-Moms: Maia & Electra – A Tale of Two Sisters

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From the new series on Heather Doney’s blog Becoming Worldly – Voices of Sister-Moms “Maia” and “Electra” are the pseudonyms chosen by the authors, two sisters raised in a Quiverfull family, as part of the “Voices of Sister-Moms” series here on Becoming Worldly. [Read more...]

Fascinating Womanhood Review: The Ideal Woman

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by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating The Dragons This chapter is titled “The Ideal Woman: From a Man’s Point of View,” making sure, in case we forgot, that women’s lives need to revolve around men, and there’s also plenty of “if you don’t do what I tell you to, your husband will never [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: What Boys Like?

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by Anna Sophia and Elizabeth Botkin of Visionary Daughters – Brothers and Sisters in Christ: How to Think About Young Men A number of young women have asked us about relationships with young men. They want to know how a young woman should interact with those of the opposite sex, or should she at all? [Read more...]

Voices of Sister-Moms: DoaHF’s Story

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Cross posted from Heather Doney’s blog Becoming Worldly “DoaHF” is a pseudonym chosen by the author. Her story is part of a “Voices of Sister-Moms” blog series here on Becoming Worldly. Introduction: Quiverfull Sorority of Survivors (QFSOS) and Voices of “Sister-Moms” [Read more...]