Questioning the Pearls – Stop Being a Sissy Boy?

A husband writes to Michael Pearl complaining that his wife does not obey or respect him. Pearl starts off by calling him names.For well over a year we’ve been running a second Answering ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet’ on Sundays, filled with questions by young ladies trying to get ready for … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Michael Pearl Confuses Mules and Children?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - The Two-Brained KidEditor's note: Michael Pearl shows that he knows as much about mules as he does about children in this confusing piece where he equates mule training and child training as one in the same and does injustice to the nature of both. I hope he has no access to poor mules! … [Read more...]

Questioning the Pearls – Children Asking ‘Why’?

For well over a year we’ve been running a second Answering ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet’ on Sundays, filled with questions by young ladies trying to get ready for marriage. Since we’ve run through many of the questions on their site it’s time to shift Sundays to something else, like perhaps examining the cornucopia of probably fake emails and questions that Michael and Debi Pearl of No Greater Joy post on their website and the possibly poisonous answers they give. … [Read more...]

Questioning the Pearls: Help! I Can’t Do This!

For well over a year we’ve been running a second Answering ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet’ on Sundays, filled with questions by young ladies trying to get ready for marriage. Since we’ve run through many of the questions on their site it’s time to shift Sundays to something else, like perhaps examining the cornucopia of probably fake emails and questions that Michael and Debi Pearl of No Greater Joy post on their website and the possibly poisonous answers they give. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 4 – Michael Pearl Defending His Strawman?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy – Spank and Save a ChildEditor's note: Really, Michael? You're making assertions again without any legitimate evidence cited? No studies named? No links to studies, just the names of a few children's psychologists who said things about how spanking isn't that bad? If this is how you're going to defend yourself in that rumored law suit you're going to have a hard time winning. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 2 – Blaming Parents Attitudes?

by Michael Pearl of No Greater Joy - Bad AttitudeEditor's note: As usual, most of this article is an ad for a product that Michael is selling. Here he's going straight for the parenting jugular, blaming parents for any bad attitudes or behaviors that their children might have, saying that they have modeled it to the children. His usual straight up toxic blaming and shaming. … [Read more...]

Created To Need A Help Meet: Part 11 Mr. Command (What Command Wives Want)

by Aletha cross posted from her blog Yllom Mormonp 125Today we finish up the chapter on Command Men. Like the previous 2 chapters, Michael ends this chapter with a wish list from the wives of Mr. C's. It's a short little section, Text is in purple … [Read more...]

Not Quoting Quiverfull: Roots of Michael Pearl’s Child Training Ideas?

by Suzanne Titkemeyer - adminHope everyone is having a joyous holiday season with zero family drama. You might of noticed that the postings are still a little out of wack here at NLQ. The holidays and illness are making updating still a bit difficult. If I owe you an email it's coming. This is week four of my hand infection and I'm just now being able to use my right hand a little bit, almost normal function restored. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull – Part 9 – Homeschoolers Embracing The World?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - Jumping Ship Part 2Editor's note: Michael starts off again on his imaginary seafaring ship before shifting to bragging about the things he's righteously accomplished in his life, right down to wooing and marrying his victim... errr.. wife Debi.  Puke warning: he also talks about wanting a women to smell and touch several times. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 3 – Your Husband’s Obsessions?

by Debi Pearl from No Greater Joy - ObsessionsEditor's note: It seems what Debi is describing here is more 'hobby' than 'obsession' for most men who aren't Michael Pearl. The difference she doesn't understand it level of emotional commitment. Most guys I've known that like to hunt don't plan all week and spent a good portion of the family money on hunting before abandoning the family to hunt. Takes a special kind of indifference to others needs combined with caring only for your own desires to become as obsessed over a normally harmless hobby to be labeled 'Obsessional' … [Read more...]