Author Archives: Deep Strength

Forgiveness and conflict resolution effect on sexual satisfaction in marriage

Institute for family studies continues to put out some gems here and there. One of the common ones most cited I usually cite is their pre-marital sex and marriage stability one which does some more analysis on the Heritage study … Continue reading

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Complementarian “agreement as godliness” is the same concept as liberal tolerance

A very interesting connection popped into my head the other day as I was discussing motivations and desires of wives in the marriage and how it relates to submission. Relational archetypes and more insight into the false godliness of complementarianism … Continue reading

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Female hypoagency is ubiquitous

One of the common denominators across a wide spectrum including feminists, egalitarians, complementarians, “Christian” dating and marital advice, “Christian” counseling and even the federal headship crew is female hypo-agency. Full metal Patriarch did a good job at pointing this out … Continue reading

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Paul’s idealism and pragmatism with more wisdom

One of the things that has always stuck with me that I’m not sure I mentioned on this blog before at least is Paul’s idealism with singleness contrasted with the more pragmatic approach he takes later in the pastoral letters. … Continue reading

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Online dating lessons summarized

Aaron Renn’s blog had several posts where users shared their experiences after his article on online dating. I’m going to group them with the commonalities of the ones that had success and the ones that didn’t. As people know, I … Continue reading

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The rise and fall on Mars Hill mini-series on Christianity Today

Given both Dalrock and others including myself have talked about Driscoll’s stuff before and recently as well, I recently found out about the on-going 12 part series where they look behind the scenes with a lot of the people who … Continue reading

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Lori Gottlieb on the reciprocal rule

If you’ve been around a while, you may remember Lori Gottlieb from Dalrock’s analysis on some of her books and interviews. Full interview but some of the relevant parts here: Her book “Marry Him : The Case for Settling for … Continue reading

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Maslow’s hierarchy of needs as a way of understanding dysfunctional marriages

One interesting thing that came to me in the Why do most societies have 90-95% marriage rates (at some points) is another possible way of annotating why God’s made attractive traits to be the way they are in the context … Continue reading

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Why do most societies have 90-95% marriage rates (at some points)

I think I’ve discussed this before, but I can’t remember which post I titled it under or if it was on Donalgraeme or SunshineMary’s blogs in the past. I’m probably going to repeat some stuff, but I think it’s useful … Continue reading

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The hypergamy of regret

Given that the Olympics have started, there are some great nuggets coming out. She gets a gold medal for this mea culpa. The one-time girlfriend of New Zealand triathlete Hayden Wilde made a bittersweet confession when the Olympian won the … Continue reading

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