Quoting Quiverfull: Courtship Questions?

Quoting Quiverfull: Courtship Questions? August 17, 2016

quotingquiverfullby Stacy McDonald from Your Sacred Calling – Courtship Questions for Potential Suitors

Editor’s note: If the parents of someone you are interested in dating/courting ever ask you any of these questions my advice to you is to either RUN or ask them why they want to know. I’ve listed belong the most wtf questions from the very l-o-n-g list of courtship questions Stacy published. Click on the above link to see all the questions. These are all really none of the parents business at all, not even if you are engaged to be married. None of this is any of their business! But it does amply illustrate the complete lack of healthy emotional boundaries in Quiverfull.

  • What are the evidences of your salvation?

  • What is your father’s understanding of Christianity? How would you describe your father’s personal character?

  • What is your mother’s understanding of Christianity? How would you describe your mother’s personal character?

  • Do any mental or emotional illnesses that could effect your children run in your family?

  • What are your beliefs regarding diet? Are your eating habits disciplined? Do you have any food dislikes? Are you a vegetarian?

  • Do you have a weight problem?

  • Do you have any physical or mental disabilities or diseases? Any allergies? Prior or current health problems?

  • What are your habits regarding sleeping? Are you lethargic? Are your sleep habits irregular?

  • What is your level of personal cleanliness and hygiene?

  • Do you have any personal habits that might annoy others?

  • What is your attitude toward women? What is their purpose?

  • What has been your prior experience with dating and romance? Have you ever kissed or been physically intimate in any way with a girl/woman? If so, explain the circumstances.

  • What are your standards of propriety in dress? How do you dress?

  • Describe your standards of dress for women?

  • Do you watch television, R-rated movies? PG-rated movies? What were the last five movies you watched?

  • Have you ever been exposed to homosexuality? If so, explain the extent and the circumstances.

  • What is your attitude toward pets? Indoor? Outdoor?

  • What are your thoughts on alternative medicine?

  • What are your thoughts on immunizations?

  • What is the role of psychology in the life of a Christian?

QUOTING QUIVERFULL is a regular feature of NLQ – we present the actual words of noted Quiverfull leaders, cultural enforcers and those that seek to keep women submitted to men 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 examine the ideas of Quiverfull and Spiritual Abuse honestly and thoughtfully.

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