Posts tagged "daughter"

Girl Talk: What My Mom Taught Me About Motherhood

I was in an online networking group, for a while, in which there coincidentally happened to be many, many children of narcissistic parents, mothers especially. Well, either it was a coincidence, or there are more narcissistic parents in the world than one would imagine. It sounds horrible. Apparently, narcissistic parents rely on their children for

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 18, 2014

What Is The Evangelical “Stay-At-Home Daughters Movement”?

Weeks ago, we met the evangelical housewives who submit to their husbands. Now let’s meet the evangelical “stay-at-home daughters” — young women who forgo higher education and a career to stay close to their fathers and learn how to be a good homemaker and helper before they are getting married.

Writing in Bitch

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 30, 2010

Virgin Sacrifice: Father/Daughter Dance

A benefit to raise awareness sounds like a good thing, but sometimes even a ball can be bad. Case in point: The Chastity Gala, a trend of father/daughter dances across the nation, aka the most uncomfortable parties we’ve ever heard of. Recently, in Colorado Springs, 150 fathers with girls from grade school to college attended…

By: Simcha / May 22, 2008

Email Order Baby Brides

While my Jewish mother would do almost anything to marry me off, apparently I should thank my lucky stars that she hasn’t put me up for sale! Although, I’m already past peak for this eBay-style site of teen brides — MarryOurDaughter.com. On the page, parents advertise their young daughters and sell them through an online…

By: Simcha / April 25, 2008

Denzel As A Dad

Denzel Washington’s kids are growing up and he’s getting a little nervous. “My oldest girl has got a boyfriend, who is at the school where she is. He is obviously very bright, but has too many earrings for my liking.” How many earrings does Denzel think is too many? We’re guessing one. But despite sending…

By: Catherine Strawn / January 17, 2008