Category Archives: Game

C.S. Lewis on the erotic necessity of submission.

In response to my last post reader Gaius Marcius was kind enough to point out the C.S. Lewis quote on erotic necessity: Lewis’s phrase ‘erotic necessity’ is not from That Hideous Strength, but from his Spectator article ‘Equality’ in 1943, … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Game, Pastor Doug Wilson, Submission, Ugly Feminists | 73 Comments

Wilson, Lewis, and Pseudo-Christian Pedestalization Game

As I mentioned in my previous post, Pastor Doug Wilson’s reply to critics of his 21 Theses on Submission in Marriage is titled: And Now a Brief Word for the Wife Beaters Despite the title referring to wife beaters, the … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Chivalry, Courtly Love, Game, Headship, Pastor Doug Wilson, Romantic Love, Serial Monogamy, Submission, Traditional Conservatives, Wife worship | 122 Comments

Spotting the presence punisher in the wild.

Reader getalonghome asks regarding women who punish with their presence: “Yet the concept is so illogical and foreign to men’s thinking that few men will recognize it.” I don’t recognize it, either. I know you don’t make things up, but … Continue reading

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Smartphones ruin everything.

The other day a woman mentioned her frustration with smartphones to my wife.  The woman’s complaint was that her husband would play or read on his smartphone while she browses through stores.  My wife asked why that was bad, and … Continue reading

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A very long season (part 2).

Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, –Colossians 3:12, ESV In part 1 I described the feminist life script of women delaying marriage as long as possible, and the modern … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Can't keep a man, Finding a Spouse, Game, Lori Gottlieb, Mandy Hale, Marriage, Moxie, Nevermarried, Rationalization Hamster, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Weak men screwing feminism up, Wendy Griffith | 268 Comments