Category Archives: Attraction

On Choosing the Flesh over Christ

Competing in the secular SMP displaces obedience to Christ and destroys the blessings thereof. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attraction, Calculated Risk Taking, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Churchianity, Convergence, Courtship and Marriage, Decision Making, Discernment, Wisdom, Ethical Systems, Female Power, Feminism, Fundamental Frame, Holding Frame, Hypergamy, Intersexual Dynamics, Introspection, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Moral Agency, Personal Domain, Psychology, Purpose, Relationships, Reviews, Running the Gauntlet, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Sex, SMV/MMV, Strategy, Zeitgeist Reports | 125 Comments

Roundup on Attraction and Marital Sanctification

Idolizing sex leads to a bad marriage, or none at all. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attraction, Calculated Risk Taking, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Churchianity, Collective Strength, Conflict Management, Courtship and Marriage, Decision Making, Discernment, Wisdom, Ethical Systems, Female Power, Feminism, Fundamental Frame, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Intersexual Dynamics, Introspection, Male Power, Manosphere, Masculine Disciplines, Personal Domain, Power, Purpose, Questions from Readers, Relationships, Reviews, Sanctification & Defilement, Sex, Sphere of Influence, Strategy, The Power of God | 31 Comments

Rowena Breaks down Female Attraction

Is Attraction strictly a binary function? Continue reading

Posted in Adultery and Fornication, Attraction, Charisma, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Clothing, Denying/Witholding Sex, Desire, Desire, Passion, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Female Evo-Psych, Fundamental Frame, Game, Health and Fitness, Identity, Intersexual Dynamics, Introspection, Leadership, Male Power, Military, Personal Domain, Personal Presentation, Power, Psychology, Relationships, Self-Concept, Sex, Sexual Authority, SMV/MMV, Sphere of Influence, The Hamster, The Power of God | 74 Comments

Only Hunky Monks can find a Sanctified Marriage

Is Attraction limited to carnal SMV indicators? Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attraction, Courtship and Marriage, Decision Making, Elite Cultural Influences, Female Evo-Psych, Fundamental Frame, Glory, Holding Frame, Hypergamy, Intersexual Dynamics, Power, Purpose, Self-Concept, Sexual Authority, The Power of God, White Wash | 77 Comments

On Clarifying a Christian Culture of Attraction

Juxtaposing the Carnal and the Spiritual through Attraction. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attraction, Child Development, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Churchianity, Collective Strength, Courtship and Marriage, Decision Making, Desire, Desire, Passion, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Discipline and Molding, Enduring Suffering, Faith Community, Fantasy and Illusion, Female Evo-Psych, Fundamental Frame, Glory, Health and Fitness, Holding Frame, Hypergamy, Intersexual Dynamics, Introspection, Leadership, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Personal Domain, Physical Training, Power, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Sex, Sexual Authority, Sphere of Influence, Strategy, Teaching, The Power of God, Trust | 50 Comments

Jacob’s Masculinity

Poor masculinity leads to problems. An exegesis of Genesis 34. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attraction, Boundaries, Calculated Risk Taking, Collective Strength, Culture Wars, Decision Making, Headship and Patriarchy, Male Power, Models of Failure, Moral Agency, Near East, Personal Domain, Purpose, Self-Control, Sphere of Influence | 22 Comments

The Delusion of the Good

It’s easier to have the faux faith of a pharisee when you believe the pretty lies. Continue reading

Posted in Adultery and Fornication, Attraction, Authenticity, Calculated Risk Taking, Chivalry, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Confidence, Counterfeit/False Paradigms, Courtship and Marriage, Decision Making, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Divorce, Enduring Suffering, Faux-Masculinity, Female Evo-Psych, Female Power, Feminism, Fundamental Frame, Game, Handling Rejection, Holding Frame, Hypergamy, Identity, Intersexual Dynamics, Introspection, Legalism, Male Power, Models of Failure, Personal Domain, Personal Presentation, Power, Relationships, Respect, Self-Concept, Sphere of Influence, Vetting Women | 28 Comments

On Curating a Christian Culture of Attraction

Can sexual attraction be trained or taught? Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Asia, Attraction, Authenticity, Boundaries, Calculated Risk Taking, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Collective Strength, Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Cultural Differences, Decision Making, Desire, Desire, Passion, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline and Molding, Education, Enduring Suffering, Female Evo-Psych, Feminism, Fundamental Frame, Glory, Holding Frame, Hypergamy, Identity, Intersexual Dynamics, Introspection, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Masculine Disciplines, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Overcoming Addictions, Personal Presentation, Power, Psychological Disorders, Purpose, Relationships, Respect, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Sex, Sphere of Influence, Taiwan, Teaching, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 95 Comments

Respect makes all the difference!

A reader’s testimony about how Respect for Respectability can transform lives! Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Attraction, Child Development, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Collective Strength, Courtship and Marriage, Cultural Anthropology, Decision Making, Discernment, Wisdom, Faith Community, Female Evo-Psych, Fundamental Frame, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Inner Game, Intersexual Dynamics, Leadership, Male Power, Manosphere, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Paradigms of Religion, Parenting, Personal Domain, Personal Presentation, Psychology, Purpose, Relationships, Respect, Sanctification & Defilement, Sphere of Influence, Teaching, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 15 Comments

Sexual Authority and Sanctification

What does it mean to “yield authority over one’s body to one’s spouse”? Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attraction, Charisma, Churchianity, Clothing, Complementarianism, Courtship and Marriage, Culture Wars, Denying/Witholding Sex, Desire, Desire, Passion, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline and Molding, Enduring Suffering, Ethical Systems, Female Power, Feminism, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Fundamental Frame, Handling Rejection, Identity, Intersexual Dynamics, Introspection, Joy, Love, Male Power, Masculine Disciplines, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Personal Domain, Personal Presentation, Power, Psychology, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Sex, Sexual Authority, SMV/MMV, Sphere of Influence, The Power of God | 54 Comments