Category Archives: Focus on the Family

Whose job is it to keep mama happy?

We can no longer ignore that voice within women that says: ‘I want something more than my husband and my children and my home.’ –Betty Friedan, The Feminine Mystique Women are especially prone to falling into discontentment and disrupting the lives … Continue reading

Posted in Adam Piggott, Attacking headship, Betty Friedan, Can't keep a man, Dave and Ann Wilson, Dr. David Clarke, FamilyLife, Feral Females, Focus on the Family, Game, Marriage, Non burning bush, Philosophy of Feminism, Rationalization Hamster, Rebellion, Reforming Marriage, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists | 231 Comments

It turns out they *both* want a tall man.

What are the odds?* Update Sept 17:  The video was deleted some time yesterday evening, but the youtube channel is still available for context.  See also Larry Kummer’s slightly edited transcript snips in the discussion below. This demonstrates the cruelty … Continue reading

Posted in Focus on the Family, Glenn Stanton, Traditional Conservatives, Weak men screwing feminism up, You can't make this stuff up | 319 Comments

Kids these days

Several readers pointed out the anachronism in the Stanton quote I included in my last post: Ask any young woman how she vets all the nice young men who approach to decide who will advance to the bonus round of … Continue reading

Posted in Courtly Love, Death of courtship, Disrespecting Respectability, Finding a Spouse, Focus on the Family, Glenn Stanton, The only real man in the room, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up, Wife worship | 130 Comments

When “traditional” means socially awkward.

As I’ve covered in recent posts*, Focus on the Family (FotF) teaches that in order for men and women to marry men must first approach women and boldly state their romantic intentions.  The woman’s job is to wait around for … Continue reading

Posted in Courtly Love, Death of courtship, Finding a Spouse, Focus on the Family, Glenn Stanton, The only real man in the room, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up | 114 Comments

She did her part, but the man didn’t man up.

As I’ve noted in my last two posts, Lisa Anderson of Focus on the Family teaches modern Christian women that “actively pursuing marriage” means: Praying for a husband. Talking about wanting a husband. Waiting for her godly man to show up … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Dr. John Piper, Focus on the Family, Lisa Anderson, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up | 137 Comments