Category Archives: Whispers

She lost her best friend.

On Saturday new commenter Constance left a heartbreaking comment on a post I wrote back in 2010: My ex husband and I had a mutual divorce 5 years ago and I’m still not over it. It hurts every single day. … Continue reading

Posted in Divorce, Dr. David Clarke, Dr. Willard Harley, Focus on the Family, Foolishness, Rebellion, selling divorce, Whispers | 118 Comments

Never let a crisis go to waste

In my last post I described the surprising wisdom included in a New York Times piece on marriage: “The way to stay married,” my mother says, “is not to get divorced.” This is in line with both the Bible and … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Book of Oprah, Church Apathy About Divorce, Divorce, Focus on the Family, Jim Daly, Threatpoint, Turning a blind eye, Wake-up call, Whispers, Wife worship | 275 Comments

She’s keeping her vow

Not her marriage vow, but the vow she made to God when she asked Him to help her break her vow to God.  Since He helped her break her vow to Him, she is keeping her vow to Him by … Continue reading

Posted in Divorce, Rebellion, selling divorce, Solipsism, Ugly Feminists, Whispers, You can't make this stuff up | 161 Comments

A bastard of a job.

First we had Margaret Sanger telling us of the woes of American housewives trapped in boredom and drudgery during WWII, unable to experience the freedom, fun, and excitement of going off to war.  Then Betty Friedan helped us (not) name … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Germaine Greer, Motherhood, Ugly Feminists, Whispers | 42 Comments

The backup plan.

The Mirror has an article up titled Nearly half of women in relationships have ‘Plan B’ man they can run away with (H/T Earl).  There isn’t much actual data presented, but the enthusiasm for women’s infidelity is standard fare.  They quote … Continue reading

Posted in Hold my beer and watch this, selling divorce, Threatpoint, Wake-up call, Whispers | 222 Comments