Yes, I’m leading with that because I might as well– it’s what the naysayers will swear up and down I’m arguing for in this post anyway, and I’ve already made my peace with it. Several men from inside my own progressive Christian camp have already tried to misrepresent my argument this way, and I know…
Hmm…Great write from Samantha Field. When does persuasive cajoling, repeated requests and nuzzling until she agrees become signs of complementarian sex rather than romantic foreplay? Is perhaps the simple anger of one spouse when rebuffed or the ensuing guilt-trip when no sex occurs, an indicator that complementarian sex is expected to occur, and justified in the traditional marriage construct? “Complicated grey areas,” says Samantha Field.
True- but simple truths rarely incite such thoughtful discussion. – Ret
REBLOG. March 30, 2016.