Posts Tagged ‘patriarchy’

Men are increasingly disengaging with society in three important ways. Many are failing to “grow up” for a few reasons.

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They think they are getting an increasingly bad deal & they are being turned from the hero of the home to the Homer of the home. Media portrayal of men is 70% negative. Being the “idiot dad” is somehow less attractive to men than being respected as the head of the household.

Is it patriarchy pay-back time? Is it a male pity-party?

Men and women are not designed to compete, they are designed to be complimentary. Yes, men & women are different. The world fights against that concept at its own peril & for no good reason.

Consider the detailed discussion in the audio below for a more complete picture.

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AlbertMohler.com – Thinking in Public – A Culture increasingly Hostile to Men? A Conversation with Psychologist Helen Smith. Listen to full audio here.

Loving vs. “being in love”. Can you keep the “glamour” in your marriage? If not, why not?

Male leadership in marriage. Why does a marriage need ‘veto power’ in either the man or the woman? Why need it at all? Permanence of marriage has something to do with it…

Patriarchy outdated? Some interesting & unexpected comments on this topic in the documentary Demographic Winter. Trailer here.

Also, should the world be expected to live up to the demands of biblical marriage? No.

The audio is an extract taken from “Mere Christianity”, probably the most famous book by C.S. Lewis.

How marriage typically changes men & why that is necessary. What happens when marriage is marginalized as in contemporary western culture?

AlbertMohler.com – Thinking in Public. Source here.