Quoting Quiverfull: Wives Should Have Terror, Fear and Apprehension of Their Husbands?

by Deep Strength from Christianity and the Manosphere - The Influence of Emotions Respect, Submission and LoveEditor's note: Is it possible to have admiration, trust and respect for someone that you also have terror, fear and apprehension of? Seems to be that one set of those directly cancels out the other. How can you trust someone you are terrified of? Men crave respect more than sex? Oh please. … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Mel’s Interjection on Traits of Narcissists

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideI hate a few chapters of Debi's book.  The Kingly Man Chapter is one of them.  It's so incredibly toxic.  The whole chapter is essentially an apologia for narcissistic men and an instruction manual for how to be an enabler instead of a wife. To counter-balance some of the toxicity, I read the book "The Wizard of Oz and Other Narcissists" by Eleanor Payson. This book helped me clarify some of the traits in Michael Pearl that are unhealthy and also recognize Debi as a covert narcissist as well.  I'll be referring back to the book throughout the King Chapter, but also later in the book since I think we can determine some inter … [Read more...]