In Reply to: Re: But does that make you very employable? posted by romantic reflections on February 26, 2003 at 10:34:59:
While we were in, they stepped in and interfered with relationships: deciding who should be married to whom, if an unhappy partner should stay in a two-some or three-some; separating couples to serve in another home or field; or command partners never to be in touch because of selah work; or separating children from parents (even VERY young children sometimes!) They took away the meaning of love, decided whom we could and shouldn't love, prostituted our women, scarred us all for life.
Now that we're out, it's a miracle any of us are able to have meaningful relationships at all. How do you as a man go about saying you allowed your wife to prostitute herself? At what point in a relationship can you start to talk freely about such things, things that wounded you deeply?
Apart from the economic summing up of the professional dating game in the US, how do you explain the sum total of who you are emotionally? I mean, talk about getting fucked for life!