Category Archives: Armchair Husbands

A very old pattern.

Commenter Moses asks: I want to know “What is behind this?” What forces are shaping a world where women are absolved of all agency in attracting a “man” yet feel entitled to the very best of masculinity? Why do so … Continue reading

Posted in Armchair Husbands, Attacking headship, Disrespecting Respectability, Miserliness, Pastor Doug Wilson, Rebellion, The only real man in the room, Turning a blind eye, Wife worship | 117 Comments

God’s Drill Instructors (language warning)

Conservative Christians are facing a masculinity crisis.  The traditional/biblical roles of men are no longer palatable in our feminist era.  Yet part of being conservative/complementarian means stressing the difference between men and women.  The challenge is, how to take on … Continue reading

Posted in Armchair Husbands, Attacking headship, Cartoonish Chivalry, Complementarian, Disrespecting Respectability, Fatherhood, Rebellion, The only real man in the room, Threatpoint, Traditional Conservatives, Wake-up call, Weak men screwing feminism up | 157 Comments

What causes all of the consternation about housework?

This week Lori Alexander of Always Learning had a Facebook post go viral with a cacophony of feminist clucking.  In the post Lori suggested that wives not focus on the amount of houswork their husbands did, but instead: …do your … Continue reading

Posted in Armchair Husbands, Attacking headship, Envy, Fatherhood, Margaret Sanger, Marriage, Miserliness, Rebellion, Submission, Ugly Feminists, Whispers | 494 Comments

Not listening.

A few readers have challenged my observation that when complementarians say husbands are guilty of “not listening” to their wives what they mean is husbands aren’t doing what the wife says.  I’ve recently offered multiple examples where complementarians do this … Continue reading

Posted in Armchair Husbands, Attacking headship, Bill Bennett, Complementarian, Crossdressing Theology, Denial, Domestic Violence, Dr. David Clarke, Fireproof, Focus on the Family, Glenn Stanton, Headship, Joel and Kathy Davisson, Lowering The Boom, Not Listening, Rebellion, Submission, Threatpoint, Tim and Kathy Keller, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Wake-up call | 108 Comments

Don’t fear marriage and fatherhood, but beware those who are working to destroy your family.

Matt Walsh has a new post up at the Blaze*:  Dear Millennial Men, Don’t Be Afraid of Marriage And Fatherhood.  Walsh makes some good points.  He notes that marriage isn’t the only way a man can embrace responsibility while pointing … Continue reading

Posted in Armchair Husbands, Attacking headship, Child Support, Christian Films, Courageous, Disrespecting Respectability, Fireproof, Headship, Jenny Erikson, Kendrick Brothers, Matt Walsh, Miserliness, Mom's Night Out, Rebellion, selling divorce, The only real man in the room, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, War Room, Weak men screwing feminism up, Whispers | 494 Comments