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PODCAST: Do We Need To Frame Dads As Heroes?

father's day is coming! And it is a day for celebrating all of the wonderful fathers in our lives, and the work that they do and the love that they show for their families. And what a wonderful time to lift them up. We have several wonderful fathers in our family who...

Fact Checked It: Are Teen Girls Asexual?

Do teen girls have a sex drive? I’m desperately hoping that you answer, “Of course!”  Now, obviously not all teen girls will be sexual (asexuals do make up a small part of the population). But the idea that teen girls are somehow not sexual, while teen boys are...

Should You Get Married Because You Really Want to Have Sex?

Getting married to have sex is a really, really bad idea. Unfortunately, though, there are many hard-line patriarchal teachers, as well as many young people, who are adamantly saying that this is God’s design. When your sexual desires are too strong, you should just...

How Purity Culture Can Affect Overweight Teen Girls

Today I want to talk about another aspect of purity culture: Its affect on overweight girls. I received an Instagram message recently from a woman telling her story, and it was so interesting I thought it deserved its own post so we could think about it and talk about...
PODCAST: Do We Need To Frame Dads As Heroes?

PODCAST: Do We Need To Frame Dads As Heroes?

father's day is coming! And it is a day for celebrating all of the wonderful fathers in our lives, and the work that they do and the love that they show for their families. And what a wonderful time to lift them up. We have several wonderful fathers in our family who...

Fact Checked It: Are Teen Girls Asexual?

Fact Checked It: Are Teen Girls Asexual?

Do teen girls have a sex drive? I’m desperately hoping that you answer, “Of course!”  Now, obviously not all teen girls will be sexual (asexuals do make up a small part of the population). But the idea that teen girls are somehow not sexual, while teen boys are...

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Is Purity Culture Trauma?

Is Purity Culture Trauma?

Welcome to a new season on the Bare Marriage blog! We're about to begin a new series, starting tomorrow, on obligation sex--how to understand it and get over it. But before we do that, I received this great article by Dr. Camden Morgante (known as Dr. Camden around...

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