Category Archives: Romantic Love

Should we fine tune our replacement of marriage?

Workingmother.com has a post up about the question of whether men should be able to legally opt out of fatherhood: The woman said the idea came from a friend—a woman who had a child out of a friends-with-benefits situation with … Continue reading

Posted in Child Custody, Child Support, Chivalry, Illegitimacy, Marriage, Replacing Marriage, Romantic Love | 216 Comments

A chivalrous view of marriage and divorce.

Pastor Russ Dean* at Baptist News Global asks Why do we continue to label the death of a marriage as a ‘failed marriage’? The United States remains one of the most religious nations on the planet, and in my part … Continue reading

Posted in Baptist News Global, Chivalry, Courtly Love, Divorce, New Morality, Pastor Russ Dean, Romantic Love, Traditional Conservatives | 144 Comments

Chivalry just got even gayer.

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg cleverly co-opted chivalry in the service of gay marriage (emphasis mine): Buttigieg, in a speech at LGBTQ Victory Fund National Champagne Brunch in Washington, D.C., referenced the vice president’s less-than-welcoming attitude toward members of the LGBTQ … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Chivalry, Courtly Love, New Morality, Romantic Love, Traditional Conservatives, Wife worship | 226 Comments

Why bother identifying the reason the gate was erected?

The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of Conservatives is to prevent mistakes from being corrected. –G. K. Chesterton Commenter seventiesjason wrote: as for … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Courtly Love, G. K. Chesterton, Romantic Love, Traditional Conservatives | 25 Comments

Is it a sin to go against God’s command?

In Sex and the Straw Man–an Exercise in Logic David Gudeman at Brain Legions charges that I relied on straw man arguments in my post Does romantic love sanctify married sex?  Gudeman writes: It would be pretty ridiculous if Bayly … Continue reading

Posted in Divorce, Pastor Tim Bayly, Romantic Love | 53 Comments