Category Archives: Running the Gauntlet

Rules and Trust

Rules and Trust are somewhat opposed. Continue reading

Posted in Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Courtship and Marriage, Culture Wars, Decision Making, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Game Theory, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Introspection, IOI's, Legalism, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Purpose, Relationships, Running the Gauntlet, Strategy, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 99 Comments

Ethical Issues Surrounding the Christian Conundrum

How does preselection, prioritizing sex, and fantasy affect the mating process? Continue reading

Posted in Attraction, Authenticity, Boundaries, Charisma, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Confidence, Convergence, Courtship and Marriage, Culture Wars, Decision Making, Desire, Passion, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Divorce, Education, Female Power, Fundamental Frame, Game Theory, Holding Frame, Hypergamy, Influence, Introspection, Male Power, Manosphere, Models of Failure, Moral Agency, Personal Presentation, Persuasion, Purpose, Relationships, Running the Gauntlet, Self-Concept, Sexual Authority, SMV/MMV | 65 Comments

Constructing a Framework of Options

What choices do Christians have in today’s world? Continue reading

Posted in Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Collective Strength, Courtship and Marriage, Culture Wars, Decision Making, Desire, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Faith Community, Fundamental Frame, Game Theory, Identity, Introspection, Male Power, Manosphere, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, MGTOW, Incels, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Power, Purpose, Relationships, Running the Gauntlet, Self-Concept, Sexual Authority, Strategy, The Power of God | 139 Comments

What would the world be like if everyone was Red Pilled?

The Red Pill is fraught with “solutions” that are frankly unrealistic on a larger scale. Continue reading

Posted in Authenticity, Boundaries, Building Wealth, Child Development, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Collective Strength, Confidence, Courtship and Marriage, Culture Wars, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Education, Headship and Patriarchy, Health, Holding Frame, Hypergamy, Influence, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Manosphere, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Perseverance, Power, Psychology, Purpose, Relationships, Respect, Running the Gauntlet, Self-Concept, Stewardship, Strategy, The Power of God | 185 Comments

The Christian Marriage Dilemma

Marrying a Christian woman won’t necessarily give you a Christian marriage. Continue reading

Posted in Asia, Attraction, Authenticity, Boundaries, Building Wealth, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Clothing, Confidence, Convergence, Courtship and Marriage, Cultural Differences, Decision Making, Desire, Passion, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Enduring Suffering, Feminism, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Game Theory, Glory, Headship and Patriarchy, Hypergamy, Identity, Introspection, Joy, Love, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Power, Purity Culture, Purpose, Racial Relations, Relationships, Running the Gauntlet, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Sexual Authority, Stewardship, Strategy, Taiwan, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 113 Comments

The Sexual Market IS the Marriage Market

Young people must run the gauntlet of the SMP just to get into the MMP! Continue reading

Posted in Attraction, Boundaries, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Convergence, Courtship and Marriage, Culture Wars, Decision Making, Desire, Passion, Discernment, Wisdom, Divorce, Enduring Suffering, Faith Community, Female Power, Feminism, Game Theory, Hypergamy, Male Power, Models of Failure, Organization and Structure, Purpose, Relationships, Running the Gauntlet, Sexual Authority, SMV/MMV, Society, Strategy | 129 Comments