Quoting Quiverfull: Bless Your Husband When He Hurts You?

by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Pay Them BackEditor's note: This sounds more like a recipe to set up the perfect environment for spousal abuse. There's nothing wrong will rationally, calmly, logically pointing out to your significant other that you are hurt over something they said and to ask them to please refrain from behaving that way.  Why can't people actually discuss things in the Quiverfull world? Just talk to each other! … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Part 2 Antsy Babies

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...]

Fascinating Womanhood Review: Perfect Follower

by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating the Dragons When I first started this series, I mentioned how Helen had the unpleasant habit of appearing to be quite supportive. In many places, she tells women that they need to be bold, strong– she even uses the word assertive at times. However, I also mentioned how whenever she says something that seems forward thinking, she always undoes it in the surrounding texts. In this way, she’s a bit like Lucy and the football. She tells you that it is perfectly alright to expect your husband to listen to you, or to not be abused, but then she does complete about-face in everything else she says. … [Read more...]