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Have Women Finally Had Enough of Effortless Perfection?

December 3, 2015
Have Women Finally Had Enough of Effortless Perfection?

Are Millennial women finally turning their backs on the insidious self-destruction of Effortless Perfection? Much has been written about the curse of Effortless Perfection. The term was coined in 2003 after a Women’s Initiative landmark study by Duke University sought to evaluate the school’s climate for women. The research included faculty and other employees, alumnae and grad students, but […]

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The World Needs Your Femininity

October 18, 2013
The World Needs Your Femininity

Yesterday reader Cody left a comment on a post I wrote about American women losing our sense of femininity. Femininity is not compatible with feminism in many cases, so it had to go – two generations of women now have been raised to avoid “acting like a girl.” Yet it’s essential to relations between the […]

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20 Years Later, Men and Women Are Still From Different Planets

November 30, 2012
20 Years Later, Men and Women Are Still From Different Planets

One of the most troubling effects of applied feminist theology has been the demonization of sex differences. Naturally, this denial of biological reality didn’t make sex differences disappear, it just made them off limits for discussion. That’s ironic, because some of the most pronounced differences between men and women may be seen in the way […]

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Women Need Men

September 11, 2012
Women Need Men

Women today don’t understand femininity very well. It’s a dirty secret from the patriarchal past, and it’s been mostly successfully scrubbed from our consciousness by  gender-bending feminists. This loss is mourned by men, who desperately seek feminine women. At the same time, the denial of biological sex differences has affected them as well, as male […]

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Feminism vs. Femininity

July 12, 2011
Feminism vs. Femininity

What we ought to see in the agonies of puberty is the result of the conditioning that maims the female personality in creating the feminine.  Germaine Greer As a result of the feminist revolution, “feminine” becomes an abusive epithet.  Wyndham Lewis   My recent post challenging women to “try on” more femininity this summer elicited […]

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