Category Archives: Turning a blind eye

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

Experts at failing.

The Other McCain has a post up about a woman (Julia Baugher) whose profession is giving life advice, even though her own life is an absolute train-wreck.  The post titled Fame Whore Update: Relationship Expert Fails and Good-Bye, ‘Reasonable’ Man is worth … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Finding a Spouse, Focus on the Family, Lisa Anderson, Marriage, Robert Stacy McCain, Turning a blind eye, You can't make this stuff up | 103 Comments

Nude selfies and the complementarian male gaze.

While women like Faith Moore and Sheila Gregoire deny women’s temptation to compete for men’s sexual attention, some complementarian feminists admit that this is going on but blame it on the patriarchy.  As complementarian feminist Wendy Alsup explains in her post On Nude … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Dr. John Piper, Hannah Anderson, Modesty, Social Justice Warriors, The Gospel Coalition, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Wendy Alsup, Women's Studies | 81 Comments