Quoting Quiverfull: Part 1 – This is the Damage Female Cultural Enforcers do in Quiverfull

by an anonymous letter writer to Ladies Against Feminism's Lori Alexander's blog Always Learning - Taking Responsibility For Her Own UnhappinessEditor's note: This is one of those letters that makes me so sad. It's because the letter-writer is actually swallowing the toxic advice of one of Quiverfull's prominent cultural enforcers. This idea that women are entirely 100% responsible for their own happiness is one I've personally struggled with and seems to be a theme echoed in many of the life stories of our writers. This last week I wrote in my blog about this issue. Here's the thing, we all are responsible for how we deal with our own unhappiness, just not in the way that Lori and … [Read more...]

Fascinating Womanhood Review: Happiness

 by Samantha Fields cross posted from her blog Defeating The Dragons  So, it’s been a little while since we’ve delved into Helen Andelin’s world. We’re about halfway through the book, and we’ve reached the point where we’re going to start seeing a lot more ridiculous statements. On one hand, it makes it easier for me to demonstrate the absurdity of her beliefs– at times, all I’d have to do is quote what she says and even the most die-hard Vision Forum devotee would roll their eyes– but on the other hand, that makes it seem that what Helen’s promoting is so outdated that no one accepts it anymore.  That is, unfortunately, not true. … [Read more...]