Quoting Quiverfull: Two Hours?

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by Vaughn Ohlman from the blog True Love Doesn’t Wait – Two Hours My interlocutors on ‘Quoting Quiverful’ have been having a field day with Joshua and Laura’s betrothal. Mostly at my expense. I think they feel more sorry than anything for the young couple. Funny how Joshua and Laura don’t feel sorry for themselves. [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: What is ‘Courting’?

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The news came out yesterday that the third Duggar daughter, Jessa, was in courtship with a young man from church. Here’s Ma and Pa Duggar’s explanation of what Courtship is. by Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar from People Magazine and ABC News. Jim Bob explains: “Courting is getting to know each other in a group [Read More...]

The Intellectual Honesty of Betrothal

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by The Graduate The Intellectual Honesty of Betrothal Recently, a lot of news has been made about the betrothal announcement between Joshua Ohlman and Laura Camp, who became “betrothed” or engaged at their parents’ wishes after two hours of knowing each other.   Vaughn Ohlman runs “True Love Doesn’t Wait,” a website dedicated to advocating early [Read More...]

You Can Fall in Lust But Not Love?

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by Calulu cross posted from her blog True Love Doesn’t Rape Vaughn Ohlman’s latest scripture limbo playing fast and loose involves braying that it’s not possible to ‘fall’ in love. Why? Well, because falling is mentioned in the Bible as a negative or passive word according to the few scriptures he managed to pull up [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Why is it Always About Sex?

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by Vaughn Ohlman from True Love Doesn’t Wait – If Courtship Were Honest The other day I was speaking to a courtship advocate and he called my definition of marriage ‘shortsighted’. What was my definition? Well, it was just a partial definition but it was ‘a lifelong sexual relationship’, basically. My interlocutor didn’t like that, [Read More...]