Category Archives: Romantic Love

Romance is sexual.

Boxer astutely notes (emphasis mine): Some of you guys are assuming something salacious in these inappropriate father-daughter relationships, but it’s not necessary for the father and daughter to have physical sex. The problem is actually fairly well understood (Freud and … Continue reading

Posted in Cartoonish Chivalry, Fatherhood, Finding a Spouse, Romantic Love, Traditional Conservatives | 84 Comments

Embracing no fault divorce is the natural result of elevating romantic love to a moral force.

Some time back my wife and I watched the old TV series Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955-1962).  It is interesting to watch old shows like that because they give you a sense of the Hollywood propaganda of the age.  One line … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Divorce, John Milton, Marriage, New Morality, Rebellion, Romantic Love, St. Jerome | 122 Comments

Weak men screwing the sexual revolution up.

Former CBMW president Owen Strachan has an article up at The Gospel Coalition that has been trending for the last few days:  Gospel Hope in Hookup Culture.  Strachan offers four solutions to the problem of hookup culture, while managing to … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Midwestern Seminary, Owen Strachan, Rape Culture, Rebellion, Romantic Love, The Gospel Coalition, The Real Feminists, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Weak men screwing feminism up | 153 Comments

Like a rutting buck.

Having shared the arguments of both St. Jerome and St. Augustine on sex in marriage (which again are not RCC doctrine*), I want to look at what the Bible says.  As several readers have noted, Song of Solomon literally sings … Continue reading

Posted in Beautiful truth, Marriage, Romantic Love | 209 Comments

Courtly love is always sexual, even when non physical.

Red Pill Latecomer noted that courtly love is considered pure, in part because it doesn’t involve sex: But as I learned it, the highest form of Courtly Love was chaste. No adultery involved. The Knight would have a pure love … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Chivalry, Feral Females, New Morality, Rationalization Hamster, Romantic Love, Turning a blind eye, Wife worship | 159 Comments