Category Archives: Maturity, Personal Growth and Development

The emergence of complementary and efficacious personal and behavioral characteristics through learning and adaptation.

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 | 83 Comments

Sexual competition continues after marriage

Married couples have a duty to remain the apple of the other’s eye. Continue reading

Posted in Attraction, Authenticity, Boundaries, Building Wealth, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Clothing, Confidence, Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Desire, Determination, Female Power, Game Theory, Glory, Headship and Patriarchy, Health, Holding Frame, Influence, Introspection, Joy, Love, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Personal Presentation, Persuasion, Purpose, Relationships, Respect, Self-Concept, Sexual Authority, SMV/MMV, Stewardship, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 118 Comments

We can’t plant seed in the middle of winter.

No community, no organization, no faith for the future… –> No go. Continue reading

Posted in Building Wealth, Child Development, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Collective Strength, Courtship and Marriage, Culture Wars, Determination, Education, Evangelism, Faith Community, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Headship and Patriarchy, Introspection, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Organization and Structure, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Society, Stewardship, Strategy, The Power of God | 110 Comments

What Hitting Bottom will look like

The final dissolution before reintegration. Continue reading

Posted in Addictions, Boundaries, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Communications, Conflict Management, Convergence, Courtship and Marriage, Culture Wars, Decision Making, Discernment, Wisdom, Enduring Suffering, Faith Community, Food, Fundamental Frame, Headship and Patriarchy, Hypergamy, Internet Dating Sites, Introspection, Manosphere, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Perseverance, Prayer, Prophecy, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, SMV/MMV, Stewardship, Strategy, The Power of God | 124 Comments

Making the Most of It

How can a young person find an upward trajectory after a poor start? Continue reading

Posted in Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Choosing A Profession, Courtship and Marriage, Decision Making, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Holding Frame, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Perseverance, Psychology, Purpose, Relationships, Strategy | 42 Comments

The Slow Train Wreck — a Cautionary Tale

What you don’t know won’t hurt you… until it does! Continue reading

Posted in Asia, Attraction, Boundaries, Choosing A Profession, Churchianity, Clothing, Convergence, Courtship and Marriage, Culture Wars, Discernment, Wisdom, Evangelism, Female Power, Feminism, Homosexuality, Identity, Influence, Internet Dating Sites, Leadership, Manosphere, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Media, Models of Failure, Moral Agency, Personal Presentation, Protestantism, Relationships, Sexual Authority, SMV/MMV, Solipsism, Therapeutic Moralistic Deism, Vetting Women | 40 Comments

Redemption and Sexual Healing

It depends on whether we think sex is dirty or holy Continue reading

Posted in Attraction, Building Wealth, Child Development, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Collective Strength, Courtship and Marriage, Culture Wars, Desire, Desire, Passion, Discernment, Wisdom, Feminism, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Introspection, Leadership, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Organization and Structure, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Sexual Authority, Stewardship, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 40 Comments

The Masculine Dilemma

She might be a plain Jane, but will she cook and bang? Continue reading

Posted in Attraction, Building Wealth, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Courtship and Marriage, Decision Making, Discernment, Wisdom, Female Power, Headship and Patriarchy, Introspection, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Relationships, Respect, Self-Concept, Sexual Authority, Strategy, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 59 Comments

A Ring of Gold in a Swine’s Snout

Women might have more dignity if they took themselves less seriously. Continue reading

Posted in Boundaries, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Churchianity, Clothing, Convergence, Culture Wars, Discernment, Wisdom, Female Power, Feminism, Introspection, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Organization and Structure, Personal Presentation, Satire, Self-Concept, Sexual Authority, Vetting Women | 9 Comments

“Flipping the Switch” is God’s Gatekeeping, not her Tingle management

Submission to sexual authority is subordinant to God’s prerogatives. Continue reading

Posted in Boundaries, Consent, Courtship and Marriage, Desire, Desire, Passion, Discipline, Education, Enduring Suffering, Female Power, Fundamental Frame, Glory, Headship and Patriarchy, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Moral Agency, Personal Presentation, Purpose, Relationships, Respect, Self-Concept, Sexual Authority, Stewardship, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 29 Comments