Questioning The Pearls – Sexy Times With Baby in Bed?

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: Good Christian Family Living and Singing Gives You Oxytocin?

by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Living Stress Free in a Stressful WorldEditor's note: Clearly Nancy needs a refresher course in the sciences and basic biology based upon the claims she's making in this posting. The only thing I've heard of that puts you in this much of a 'blissful stressless' state involves a handful of Klonopin washed down with a bottle of tequila, at least seems to work for temporarily. Or so some people say.  See how many logic fails and lame claims Nancy makes in this piece. Why she doesn't suggest real proven destressors, like yoga, meditation and indulging in a hobby you love, like reading or running or gardening or gaming is puzzling. She does mention … [Read more...]

Created To Need A Help Meet – Anticipation (Michael Talks About Sex)

by Aletha cross posted from her blog Yllom Mormon(Trigger warning for that awful honeymoon story of crabs and abuse)*I plan on posting these reviews on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.  It's a lot at once, but reading this is like walking through mud.  Mud that gets stuck in my head and makes me question my marriage.  So I'm trying to get through this as quickly as possible.Pages 15-20 … [Read more...]

Not Quoting Quiverfull: Ability To Have Sex Somehow Important In Patriarchy Christianity

This comment came from a page discussing the Duggar family and it's an interesting take on the behavior of Jim Bob Duggar and other men in the Christian Patriarchy Movement. Discuss. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: More Sex Equals More Smiling?

by Michael Pearl from his book "Holy Sex"  "If you object to considering the sexual content of the Song of Solomon as important and practical for all married couples, you, of all people, need it the most. Have you ever wondered why you don't smile as much as some of us do?" Next up: A discussion of how pleasant smells and tastes relate to the sex drive. Get your Dramamine ready!QUOTING QUIVERFULL is a regular feature of NLQ – we present the actual words of noted Quiverfull leaders or their followers/enforcers and ask our readers: What do you think? Agree? Disagree? This is the place to state your opinion. Please, let’s keep it respectful – but at the same time, we encourage readers to e … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Defrauding Your Spouse?

by Michael Pearl from his book 'Holy Sex' at the 80% mark on the Kindle since Michael didn't provide page counts for the electronic version. "Defraud ye not one the other...[To withhold sexual satisfaction from one's partner is to defraud]... except it be with consent for a time, that ye may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again, that Satan tempt you not for your incontinency" (1 Corinthians 7:5) … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: The Grim Harvest of Safe Sex?

Safe Sex, an urban legend … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Why is it Always About Sex?

by Vaughn Ohlman from True Love Doesn't Wait - If Courtship Were HonestThe 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, since he was trying to say that, in a courtship done well, there was no possibility for the young man to ‘lust’ after the woman he was courting. That he could continue to treat her as a ‘sister’ and denied they had a ‘quasi-covenant’. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Is Sex a Need?

by Vaughn Ohlman of True Love Doesn't Wait - Why We Shouldn't be Afraid of Sex Sex is a need. Now may will object to this idea, immediately comparing sex to other needs such as food, air, or water.  ”Sex is not a need,” they will cry.But not all needs lead one to die if you don’t get them. Let’s look at how sex is a need: … [Read more...]


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