Sologamy – Marrying Yourself

Sologamy – Marrying Yourself

Personally, I feel this is weird.

But I get it. Women get tired of people asking them, “When are you going to marry” as though a woman’s not truly valid until she gets a husband.

I note that many of my fellow conservatives are totally mocking it – but most of these people have been married for decades and are blind to how bad society idolizes marriage and shames anyone who is still single past the age of 29.

I wouldn’t marry myself, as I find it an odd concept, but I can see how other singles might do something like this to send the message they are valuable on their own, and they are tired of friends and family asking them when they are going to marry.

(Link):  Women across the world are ditching men for Sologamy, here’s why we have mixed feelings about this trend

(Link):   What is a ‘sologamist’ and why are people doing it?

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Husband Slept With Dead Wife For Six Nights

Husband Slept With Dead Wife For Six Nights

(Link): Heartbroken husband slept next to dead wife for six nights as family gave ‘beautiful and comforting’ farewell

A heartbroken husband has told how he slept next to his dead wife’s body in the same room for six days – because he did not want her to be taken to a mortuary.

Russell Davison, 50, decided he wanted to be in control of what happened to his partner’s corpse after she passed way from cancer on April 21.

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Salvation Army Bans Duggar / Quivering Cult’s ‘Retreat’ (Called ‘Get Them Married’) that Promoted Arranged Marriages for Teen Girls – Quivering Advocates Are Anti-Adult Singleness and Anti-Celibacy

Salvation Army Bans Duggar / Quivering Cult’s ‘Retreat’ (Called ‘Get Them Married’) that Promoted Arranged Marriages for Teen Girls – Quivering Advocates Are Anti-Adult Singleness and Anti-Celibacy 

Before I present you with the links to the news reports about this story (which are much farther down the page), I wanted to make some introductory comments in general, and a few specific comments refuting a few points from a pro-Quivering page about celibacy.

In regards to the specific news story I am blogging about today, this Quivering group is completely overlooking Apostle Paul’s comments in (Link): 1 Corinthians 7 that it is better for people to remain single than it is to marry – and Paul does not say that this teaching is in regards only to “a few,” or only a “minority” of people.

The Bible nowhere states that marriage is “a norm,” or that God expects or wants all, or most, people to marry.

It just so happens that in other cultures thousands of years ago, most people did happen to marry – one should not deduce from this cultural situation that God supported it or wanted it to be so. It just was what it was.

If the Bible said that all or most ancient Jews painted their bodies green once a year and balanced weasels on their heads while jumping up and down on a watermelon one week out of a year, one should not assume from this that

  • 1. God created that cultural practice and/or that
  • 2. God wanted Americans in the year 2016 to practice these things as well.

The Quivering group’s position on marriage, celibacy, and singleness is unbiblical, not to mention disturbing.

According to this article (linked to much farther below), the Quivering group was going to call this event, (where they set up marriages for little girls to marry), “Get Them Married.”

Why not have an event called, per 1 Corinthians 7, “It Is Better To Stay Unmarried”?

Am I opposed to marriage? No.

Is the God of the Bible against marriage? No.

But the Bible does not say that being married is better or more holy for girls, women, or culture, than being single, but a lot of Christian groups, and these wacky Christian cults, insist otherwise.

Christians need to do a better job of recognizing adult singleness and celibacy as legitimate, godly, biblical lifestyles and choices for all persons (and not only meant for a small minority of people who were supposedly “gifted” with it), instead of promoting marriage and natalism as the only legitimate avenues or as ways of fixing culture, the nation, or as pleasing God.

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This Man Took Engagement Photos With A Burrito And It Was Burrito-ful

This Man Took Engagement Photos With A Burrito And It Was Burrito-ful

This guy’s sense of humor is pretty similar to mine (really stupid at times). This looks like something I might have done. If this guy is close to my age, he and I should totally marry.

Marry me, burrito guy! My other selling points: Not only do I like burritos, but I also like chimichangas and tacos.

Oh wait, I see from reading more that he’s only in his 20s. Ah well.

(Link): This Man Took Engagement Photos With A Burrito And It Was Burrito-ful

  • by B. Wong
  • There’s no greater love than that between a man and his burrito.
  • In response to the countless engagement and wedding photos on his Facebook newsfeed, San Francisco-based writer David Sikorski recently took some engagement pics with the love of his life: the carne asada burrito from Taqueria La Cumbre in the city’s Mission District.
  • “I’ve reached the age where my Facebook is now filled with engagement and baby photos; back in 05/06, it was filled with incriminating photos of my friends’ weekend escapades,” the 28-year-old told The Huffington Post. “I already had a strong burrito love so I called one of my music photographer friends [Kristina Bakrevski] and naturally she jumped at the idea.”
  • With that, Bakrevski, Sikorski and burrito set off to take photos in some of San Francisco’s most iconic and beautiful locations.

  • They took a long, languid stroll along Ocean Beach as local lovers do.
  • …They snapped some obligatory couple pics in front of the Golden Gate Bridge.
  • …At some point, a second burrito had to be swapped in. “I got hungry from running around the city all day and dealing with the intoxicating aroma of my favorite burrito,” Sikorski explained. No matter; his love for burrito #2 was just as intense. (Fun fact: Sikorski said the couple’s first dance at the wedding will be “I’ll Make Love To You” by Boyz II Men.)

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Homosexual Rights Groups Angered After Two Hetero Men Marry to Win Sports Tickets

Homosexual Rights Groups Angered After Two Hetero Men Marry to Win Sports Tickets

It’s not too often I discuss homosexual marriage on my blog. If I do, I usually try to limit my discussion of the topic to how it inter-sects with Christian views about fornication and stuff like that.

But I saw this last night and thought it was odd and amusing. I do sometimes post about weird marriages on this blog, and I feel this one fits.

(Link):  Fury of gay community after two heterosexual men marry in New Zealand… so they can win tickets to Rugby World Cup

I think homosexual marriage in and of itself makes a mockery out of traditional marriage, so I find it rather rich some of the homosexual rights groups are screaming about two heteros marrying being a mockery of homosexual marriage.

Excerpts

  • By HEATHER MCNAB FOR DAILYMAIL AUSTRALIA
  • Got engaged for a radio competition to win Rugby tickets
  • Married this morning under New Zealand’s liberal marriage laws
  • Gay rights groups have spoken out against the couple
  • Gay host of radio show supports the couple
  • Insist life won’t change too much now they’re married 
  • |
  • Two heterosexual men have tied the knot on Friday morning under New Zealand’s liberal marriage laws.

    Marrying not for love, but for Rugby World Cup Tickets, the two men from Dunedin in the South Island of New Zealand officially said ‘I do’ in front of 60 family and friends.

    The ceremony was live broadcast by Edge Radio, who’s ‘I Love You, Man’ competition was launched earlier this year in a bid to find two straight men willing to wed for the sought after tickets.

    ‘It’s official folks, Travis and Matt have just said ‘I do’! Congrats to the happy couple!,’ the station tweeted.

  • Travis McIntosh, 23, and Matt McCormick, 24, won the ‘bromantic’ radio contest in August and are over the moon- not for a life together, but for the opportunity to head to the Rugby World Cup in England next year.

    While some gay rights groups in New Zealand have voiced objections to the nuptials, the pair are content with their reasons for the wedding.

    McIntosh, an engineer, and McCormick, a teacher, have known each other for nearly 20 years, and see the wedding as a celebration of their friendship rather than a political statement.

  • …A spokesperson from The Edge explained that as with any event that pushes boundaries, there was bound to be a bit of backlash.

    Local gay rights groups have condemned the wedding, protesting that it ‘trivializes what we’ve fought for,’ according to the New Zealand Herald.

    LegaliseLove Aotearoa Wellington co-chairman Joseph Habgood said the competition made clear that men marrying each other was ‘something they think is worth having a laugh at.’

    However, McCormick and McIntosh have explained that their friendship was one of the main motivators in the process, and that it has been strengthened through the trials and challenges which lead them to their big day.

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(Link):  Not that I agree with it, but here’s an editorial by some lady entitled: Why plural marriages make sense

(Link): Aussie Woman Marries Bridge in France

(Link):  Groom Forgets Bride at Gas Station On Way Home from Honeymoon

(Link):  Wienermobile serves as Cinderella’s carriage at wedding

Bachelor Party Participants Finds Dead Body in RV

Bachelor Party Finds Dead Body in RV

(Link): Derby-bound bachelor party road trip ruined after pals find dead body in rented RV

(Link): Bachelor party headed to Kentucky Derby finds dead body in RV

(Link): Body Found in RV Rented for Bachelor Party

    By: Megan Stewart
    A group of men who rented an RV for a bachelor party discovered a dead body on board when they stopped in Winona Thursday night.

    Dan Trainor of Rochester and his five friends were on their way to the Kentucky Derby when they discovered the body lodged in an exterior storage compartment.

    The men, who are in their mid-20s, rented the RV from an individual in Anoka County whom Trainor called “a friend of a friend of a friend.” They left from Minneapolis and picked up Trainor on their way down.
    Trainor said they stopped in Winona to see his dad and that’s when they discovered the body.

    “I opened it up and I saw two legs and they’re bruised or decomposing,” Trainor said.

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(Link): Georgia bride dies hours after wedding in car crash with newlywed husband – who could be charged

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Church allows nude worship because ‘Jesus was crucified naked’

Church allows nude worship because ‘Jesus was crucified naked’

I’m pretty sure Jesus’ nudity was part of the shame and humiliation he felt while on the cross and was not something intended to be emulated by His followers, anymore than God meant for Christians to go around wearing a crown of thorns on their heads.

Pertinent verses and passages:

Genesis 3:

    He [Adam] answered, “I heard you in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked; so I hid.”

    11 And he [God] said, “Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten from the tree that I commanded you not to eat from?”

    21 The Lord God made garments of skin for Adam and his wife and clothed them.

And, from the Old Testament, God said he did not want to see the bits and pieces of male priests as they walked up the stairs in the temple, hence:
Exodus 28: 42, 43

    42 “Make linen undergarments as a covering for the body, reaching from the waist to the thigh.
    43 Aaron and his sons must wear them whenever they enter the tent of meeting or approach the altar to minister in the Holy Place, so that they will not incur guilt and die.

(Link): SEE IT: Virginia congregation worships in the nude

    Parishioners of the White Tail Chapel in Southampton don various levels of dress during sermons conducted by Pastor Allen Parker in an attempt to bare their souls to Christ.

(Link): Church congregation in Va. worships nude

Church Where Clothing Is Optional
Church Where Clothing Is Optional

(Link): Nude Church In Virginia, White Tail Chapel, Invites You To Bare More Than Your Naked Soul (NSFW)

(Link): Church allows nude worship because ‘Jesus was crucified naked’

    [Photo caption under wedding photo on the page]:

    Marriage: The White Tail Chapel even hosts naked weddings. One couple to opt for the nude service were Robert and Katie Church

    Congregation at White Tail Chapel, Virginia attend church while in the nude

    Pastor Allen Parker says the idea is to ‘equalise’ everybody in front of God

    Church leader claims Jesus was naked at Bible’s most important moments

    Chapel even hosts naked weddings, with families encouraged to strip off

    A church in the US state of Virginia has taken the bizarre decision to allow its congregation to attend services in the nude.

    Pastor Allen Parker, the leader of White Tail Chapel in the town of Southampton, said he came to the decision to allow naked worship after concluding the clothing requirements of other churches were overly ‘pretentious’, and decided his own flock should be free to forgo such materialism if they desire.

    He believes he is in good company too, claiming many of the most important moments in the Bible happened while the protagonists were nude, including Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection.

I don’t find this sort of deviancy surprising in churches, given the following:

Not that I agree with it, but here’s an editorial by some lady entitled: Why plural marriages make sense

Not that I agree with it, but here’s an editorial by some lady entitled: Why plural marriages make sense

I do think conservative Christians idolize the traditional, nuclear family, which results in ostracizing singles, the childless, and the divorced and that is wrong and bad, but I’m not fully on board with this view proposed in this piece by Janet Hardy that say, two lions, a panda, two lesbians, a transgender and a scooter all equals to “family.”

(Link): Why plural marriages make sense

    By Janet W. Hardy

    STORY HIGHLIGHTS

    – Janet Hardy: It is tempting to think of nuclear family as an ideal and universal norm

    – Hardy: Plural marriage and “alternative families” based on love and mutual consent work

    – She says nuclear family is an uncomfortable fit for many, an impossible dream for others

    – Hardy: We should not expect all to conform to an unrealistic standard for the rest of history

    I grew up in the early 1960s in an affluent suburb on the East Coast. Every child I knew went home to a family that looked like mine: a mom at home waiting for us, and a dad who showed up a few hours later in time for dinner.

    How tempting it is to remember such households as an ideal and universal norm. But they were rarely ideal, and they were never universal.

    Let’s not discuss the stresses that affected those nuclear families. Let’s just talk about the innumerable people who, by virtue of race, background, health or circumstance, could not — or did not want to — live in such families.

    Instead, they lived in single-parent households, in households with two men or two women, in extended families of grandparents and aunts and grown siblings, in households where multiple adults pooled money and skills to make ends meet, and in many other configurations.

    Back then, it never occurred to the people I knew to call those configurations “families.”

    Today, in a more tolerant era, that old standard of the nuclear family is still encoded in our laws and our tax code, as well as in the antiquated and judgmental phrase “family values.”

    Among my own circle of acquaintances, I hold many “alternative families” close to my heart:

    — A man and two women who have been raising their two children together from infancy through high school.

    — Three men who have shared a loving household for nearly 20 years.

    — A “core couple,” married for many decades, who have consistently surrounded themselves with long-term, live-in lovers.

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(Link): Family as “The” Backbone of Society? – It’s Not In The Bible

Wienermobile serves as Cinderella’s carriage at wedding

Wienermobile serves as Cinderella’s carriage at wedding

(Link): Wienermobile serves as Cinderella’s carriage at wedding

    But newlyweds Erin Lounsberry and Jason Platt would not have been happy with anything less than the carriage for which they have been lobbying since September to carry them from their wedding at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Davenport to their reception at Black Hawk State Historic Site in Rock Island.

    Yes, it was Oscar Mayer’s Wienermobile, decked out with a sign on the back that said, “Just Linked,” and pulling a chain of empty ketchup and mustard bottles instead of the traditional tin cans.

    Lounsberry has a bit of an obsession with the red and yellow Wienermobile. Platt said he was aware of the obsession. “I’ve known her 17 years and I’ve seen her obsession,” he said.

Aussie Woman Marries Bridge in France

Aussie Woman Marries Bridge in France

(Link): Rock-solid love: Australian woman marries a bridge in France – and even gets the mayor’s blessing

    July 2013

    Australian artist Jodi Rose has married Le Pont du Diable Bridge

    Swore her undying love for 14th-century stone structure in south France

    An Australian woman has taken her desire for the ‘strong and silent’-type to a new extreme when she married a bridge.

    Jodi Rose married Le Pont du Diable Bridge in Céret, southern France after falling head over heels for the ‘sensual’ 14th century stone structure.
    Ms Rose, or Mrs Le Pont du Diable, has spent the past decade travelling the world recording the vibrations in bridge cables with contact microphones and using them to create experimental music.

Groom Forgets Bride at Gas Station On Way Home from Honeymoon

Groom Forgets Bride at Gas Station On Way Home from Honeymoon

(Link): Groom Forgets Bride at Gas Station On Way Home from Honeymoon

    A newly married man picked the worst possible time to forget his blushing bride at a filthy gas station in the middle of highway: (Link): On the way back from their honeymoon

    The German couple were driving home from celebrating their just-tied knots in France when they stopped near the central German town of Bad Hersfeld to gas up their van.

    The woman, who had been napping in the backseat, got out to use the station’s facilities — a fact her husband was apparently not made aware off until he got back in the car and drove 200 kilometers (125 miles) away.

    “My first reaction was ‘is he daft’? I had no money or telephone with me,” the bride later told a radio station.

    She did eventually manage to contact the local police, as did the groom. Two-and-a-half hours later.

    He was informed that his wife was waiting to be picked up. At the gas station. Where he left her. All alone.

Weird Marriages – Male Solider is Britain’s first transgender Muslim woman and is now MARRIED (to a male Muslim)

Weird Marriages – Male Solider is Britain’s first transgender Muslim woman and is now MARRIED (to a male Muslim)

😯

1. I’m sorry to see he (she?) fell for the cliched advice to single women about “grow your hair long if you want a man”

2. There is nothing “peaceful” about Islam

3. Thank God I’m still single and am not having sex. This article is a boost for those days I feel bad about being single and celibate.

(Link): Former Territorial Army male soldier, 28, becomes Britain’s first transgender Muslim woman and is now MARRIED

      -Lucy Vallender had a sex change in 2010 and converted to Islam last year

 

      -Says she had been a TA private in Gloucestershire but gave up after a year
She's a Man, Baby!
She’s a Man, Baby!
      -‘I tried to do macho things but I was trying to be someone I wasn’t,’ she says

 

      -Met already married Murad online but he didn’t know she was once a man

 

      -They wed in April on first meeting and have met twice for sex since, she says

 

    -But her local mosque have barred her after she refused to pray with men

By MARTIN ROBINSON
PUBLISHED: 4 September 2013

A former trained soldier has swapped her Territorial Army beret for a veil and become Britain’s first transgender Muslim woman.

Lucy Vallender used to be called Laurens and says she is finally ‘true to herself’ after a sex change three years ago.

The 28-year-old is now married to a Muslim man she met on an online dating site, but he did not know she was once a man when they wed.

She now wears a full veil outside her Swindon home to show the world she is married.

… After quitting the TA the 28-year-old started dressing as a woman and had relationships with men.

She also grew her hair and had hormone therapy before her life-changing operation.

… Miss Vallender told her GP she was ‘in the wrong body’ and three years ago had her sex change.

In another major life change, she then converted to Islam because it promoted peace last September.

‘I had thought about it for a while but it is such a taboo I thought,’ she said.

‘But I did it because it is a nice religion – so peaceful.

… Her conversion to Islam followed last Autumn and then she married Murad at a small ceremony at his home in London.

‘I love him, he’s kind and soft spoken,’ she said.

‘I’ve seen him twice since the wedding . When I do we have sex.

‘I didn’t tell him I was transsexual but he must have suspected it as he he’s seen my scars.’

But she has run into trouble with her local mosque in Swindon, Wiltshire, as they would not let her pray with the other women.

Miss Vallender says she has been victimised by worhippers, who she says have asked her personal, and banned her because she is a transexual, and she wants to ‘get justice’ for transgender and Muslim people.

…’The way they treated me was disgusting.

‘They asked me questions about my bra cup size, asked about my Adam’s apple, about my period and asked to see my birth certificate.

Rent- A- Husband (Regarding “Wedleases”)

Rent- A- Husband – (Regarding “Wedleases”)

You can trade in your Brad Pitt model for a George Clooney one after five years.

From Washington Post:
A high divorce rate means it’s time to try ‘wedleases’

    By Paul Rampell,
    Published: August 4, 2013

    We all know that far too many marriages end in divorce, yet this institution does not adapt. Indeed, most Americans today want to expand conventional marriage to include same-sex couples.

    …. Marriage is a legal partnership that lasts a lifetime — one lifetime to be exact, that of the first of the spouses to die. Generally speaking, that is a long time for any partnership. People, circumstances and all sorts of other things change. The compatibility of any two people over decades may decline with these changes to the point of extinction.

    …Why don’t we borrow from real estate and create a marital lease? Instead of wedlock, a “wedlease.”

    Here’s how a marital lease could work: Two people commit themselves to marriage for a period of years — one year, five years, 10 years, whatever term suits them. The marital lease could be renewed at the end of the term however many times a couple likes. It could end up lasting a lifetime if the relationship is good and worth continuing. But if the relationship is bad, the couple could go their separate ways at the end of the term. The messiness of divorce is avoided and the end can be as simple as vacating a rental unit.

    … A wedlease could also imitate a real-estate lease through the use of security deposits. Each spouse could deposit a sum of money with an independent third party to ensure compliance with the wedlease. A further step could be to authorize the third party to arbitrate disputes between the spouses.

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    The post claimed that his wife was punching him and that he wasn’t going to stand any more abuse. However, YouTube videos linked to his Facebook page earlier this week show him working out in a martial arts studio, punching and kicking a heavy bag.

    The next and final post — also at 11:11 a.m. and titled “Rip Jennifer Alfonso” — was a gruesome photograph showing a woman in black leotards slumped on the floor, on her back with her legs bent backward and blood on her left arm and left cheek. The photo was up for more than five hours before Facebook removed the page late Thursday afternoon.

Husband Has Penis Chopped off for Inter-faith Marriage – Glad to Be Single Series

Husband Has Penis Chopped off for Inter-faith Marriage – Glad to Be Single Series

There are occasions where being single doesn’t seem so bad. Like when reading stories like this……

(Link): Lebanon: Husband Has Penis Chopped off in Town Square for Inter-faith Marriage

    A Lebanese man has had his penis publically chopped off by his wife’s relatives, as punishment for the couple’s interfaith marriage.

    The man, identified as Rabih Ahmed, reportedly belongs to the Sunni sect of Islam and his wife to the ultra-conservative Druze community, which is a religious minority in Lebanon.

    Ahmed, 39, was taken to the Al-Shohar al-Gharbi Hospital in the Chouf district on Monday night. He was then transferred to the Rafik Hariri hospital in Beirut on Wednesday, after his condition stabilised.

    Ahmad and his 19-year-old wife, Rudayna Melaab from Chouf’s Baysour village, eloped two weeks ago. However, they lied to her family and said Ahmad belonged to a Druze community from another town in the same district.

    Melaab’s family initially believed the couple but realised they had been deceived a few days later. However, by that time the couple were living together in Tabarja, a coastal town.

    After initially expressing anger and disapproval, the woman’s family then invited the couple home for dinner, pretending to reconcile with the couple and honour their marriage.

    However, when the couple reached the woman’s home, her relatives attacked the man. Her brother, reportedly a soldier in the Lebanese Army, and other members of the family dragged Ahmad to the main square. It was there that Ahmad was set upon and brutalised.

    According to local media, when Ahmed reached the hospital, his penis was missing and the testicles were ruptured. In an interview with Al-Jadeed TV on Tuesday, Ahmad identified the attackers as his wife’s father and brother, saying “they cut it off to set an example”.

    Neither the woman nor her relatives have been seen since the attack, according to their neighbours.

    The Druze community is known for an extreme protection of their faith, allowing neither conversions nor marriages outside their sect.

So the guy is 39, but his wife is 19? Dude, that is cradle robbing. Find a woman your own age to date and marry.

Virginity for Sale and Virgin = ‘Nerdy Loser’ Perception and… Glad I Ain’t Married Example

Virginity for Sale and Virgin = ‘Nerdy Loser’ Perception and… Glad I Ain’t Married Example

About the mother selling her son’s virginity on Craigslist: There was a similar story about ten years ago. A woman was putting her virginity up to bid on e-Bay, if the guy who won would pay for her college education.

Here’s a weird, disturbing story about a mother who is advertising for a woman – and she has to be “cute” (lookism) – to deflower her son, because as a virgin, according to the Mom, he’s a nerd, but losing his virginity will make him a “college cool kid.”

Not only is that a horrid misperception of virginity and virgins, but I have to wonder about a mother who seemingly feels her son is a total nerdy loser for the mere fact his penis hasn’t been in a vagina (well, or any other body cavity. These days, anything goes). That’s how you measure your son as a person, lady? Really? Wow. That is sick, and pretty sad.

This is so outlandish bizarre, I would not doubt if it was a prank. But again, these days, you never know.

(Link): Scheming mom seeks paid girlfriend for Harvard-bound virgin son on Craigslist

    An unidentified Philadelphia mother wants a willing under-19 ’sugar baby’ to deflower her 18-year-old high schooler, promising to ‘make your financial issues disappear’ in exchange.

    BY LEE MORAN / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
    FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2013, 2:59 PM

    A scheming mom is on the hunt for a good-looking girl to seduce her Harvard-bound son before he leaves home.

    An outrageous ad on Craigslist details exactly how the unidentified Philadelphia mother wants a willing participant to deflower her 18-year-old high school child.

    Arranging for her boy to be unknowingly seated next to the vixen at a concert, she wants the girl to pick him up, take his virginity and then sexually educate him until he goes off to college.

    And she’s willing to pay a handsome sum for the job — promising to “make your financial issues disappear” in return.

    “Please put your favorite type of car in the subject, to show that you’re real,” she says in the ad, suggesting that a vehicle could also be up for grabs for the winner.

    The offer, open to any Philly-based woman aged 19 or under, was posted on Tuesday.

    “I want to find a cute young girl to date him and turn him from high school nerd to cool college kid,” the mom adds.

From the Glad I Ain’t Married theme:

Notice that this mentions that generally, the wives enjoy “swapping” or “swinging” more than their spouses – which again, goes against the secular and Christian stereotype that all or most women are sexless, don’t want sex, and don’t enjoy it, and yes, in light of gross stories like this one, I’m glad I’m not married:

(Link): Is Wife Swapping the Next Hot Thing? Call it wife-swapping, call it creepy, but no matter what you call it, there’s no denying this alternative lifestyle is on the upswing.

    “Let’s face it, it’s easy for a married couple to fall into a day-to-day rut. Work, kids, house chores, bills, repeat…,” Brian says. Swinging adds some excitement to the ins and outs of everyday life.

    And with the ease of finding information and partners online (Brian runs the website http://www.theswingscene.com) and changing attitudes about monogamy, more people may be taking the plunge, says Curtis Bergstrand, a sociologist at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky, and the author of “Swinging in America: Love, Sex and Marriage in the 21st Century.”

    … Not surprisingly, swingers develop more STDS than non-swingers, especially if they’re older women, according to a 2010 study of visitors to a Dutch clinic that provides free screening and treatment.

    Among straight women over the age of 45, 17.9 percent of the swingers tested positively for chlamydia, gonorrhea, or both, (compared to only 4 percent of women who didn’t swing). Of the straight male swingers in that age group, 10.4 percent tested positively for those diseases (compared to 2.4 percent of non-swingers).

    …“I’ve never heard anyone say that swinging improved their marriage,” says relatioship expert and author of “The Breakup Bible,” Rachel Sussman. But she’s noticed that swingers tend to begin their relationship with a “open attitude to sex” and may have started swinging early on. The key, she says, is to establish “hard and fast rules” before you go to swinging events: what can each person do?

    Even though many people assume that swinging is a man’s fantasy, it’s often the women who find themselves enjoy it more, Bergstrand says. Men are more likely to feel competitive with other men, wondering if their wives preferred their swinging partners, while women tend to be supportive of each other within the swinging scene, he says.

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Indian Court: Any couple who have sex are legally married

Indian court rules that any couple who have sex are legally married… and would need to divorce if they want to sleep with someone else

They don’t fool around with fooling around in India.

Story from the Daily Mail (Link)

-Any couple who have sex to be considered married, Madras High Court rules
-This means they would also need to divorce should they break up
-Either of them could register the ‘marriage’ if they can prove they had sex
-The legal registration could be done without the other persons approval

By SARA MALM

If an unmarried couple have sex they are considered husband and wife – and would have to ‘divorce’ if they split, an Indian court has ruled.

When two people of legal age, 18 for a woman and 21 for a man, ‘indulge in sexual gratification’ this should be seen as a ‘an act of total commitment’ and marriage by law, a judge at Madras High Court said.

The court said that the registering of a marriage as well as a wedding ceremony were only formalities to gain society’s approval.

It also said that once two people have sex this ‘becomes a total commitment with adherence to all consequences that may follow’, including needing a decree of divorce should they want to sleep with someone else.

In addition, should either of the two wish to register the ‘marriage’ they can have their marital status declared by a Family Court as long as they can supply proof of a sexual relationship.

Once declared by the court, the person can be established as the other’s spouse – whether the other party approves or not.

‘Legal rights applicable to normal wedded couples will also be applicable to couples who have had sexual relationships which are established,’ the court declared in their ruling obtained by The Hindu.

The verdict came in a spousal maintenance case where a lower court had ruled that a woman was not entitled to maintenance from the father of her two children as there was no proof of their marriage.
Justice C.S. Karnan ruled that legal documents proving the couple’s life as spouses were more important than proof of marriage.

Weird Marriages: Woman Marries Fairground Ride

Weird Marriages: Woman Marries Fairground Ride

If this woman was a Christian, would she be considered “unequally yoked?”

(Link): Woman getting married to fairground ride

    August 2009
    Amy Wolfe, a US church organist who claims to have objectum sexuality, a condition that makes sufferers attracted to inanimate objects, plans to marry a magic carpet fairground ride.

    This follows a “courtship” of 3,000 rides over ten years with the 80ft gondola ride called 1001 Nachts.
    Miss Wolfe, 33, from Pennsylvania, will change her surname to Weber after the manufacturer of the ride she travels 160 miles to visit 10 times per year, according to reports.

    “I love him as much as women love their husbands and know we’ll be together forever,” she said.

    Miss Wolfe first fell for the ride when she was 13: “I was instantly attracted to him sexually and mentally.

    “I wasn’t freaked out, as it just felt so natural, but I didn’t tell anyone about it because I knew it wasn’t ‘normal’ to have feelings for a fairground ride.”

    Ten years later, she decided to go back to Knoebels Amusement Park to declare her love. She now sleeps with a picture of the ride on her ceiling and carries its spare nuts and bolts around to feel closer to it.

    She claims to believe they share a fulfilling physical and spiritual relationship and does not get jealous when other people ride it.