Tag: sexuality

Ladies Who Lust

The Scarlet Virgins Episode #11 – Ladies Who Lust Growing up in purity culture, Rebecca and her female friends always heard phrases like “men are visual”, “boys will be boys”, etc. These phrases taught that men were perverted sex beasts due to their interest in sex and that women were more prim and proper, and […]

Hangups in Marriage

The Scarlet Virgins Episode #9 – Hangups in Marriage After Purity Culture Many purity culture “graduates” experience hangups when they get married when it comes to their sexual lives and relationship with their spouse. The fear and shame learned from purity culture often leads them to stay silent about their private thought lives and other […]

Pornography and Purity

The Scarlet Virgins Episode #7 – Pornography and Purity Secular culture and Christian purity culture both push certain narratives about pornography, but are they correct? In this episode, Rebecca discusses the social scripts on both sides of the spectrum and identifies issues she finds with both. Her belief is that we need a new approach […]

Sexpections – Episode 4 The Scarlet Virgins Podcast

https://api.spreaker.com/download/episode/14516423/sexpectations.mp3 The Scarlet Virgins Podcast #4 – Sexpectations Both purity culture and secular culture set our expectations of sex (or “sexpectations”). While it may be tempting to reduce one view to being right and the other view to being wrong, we must examine both through the truth of scripture and our own consciences. In this […]

Mindset in Marriage – Episode #3 The Scarlet Virgins Podcast

Mindset in Marriage Our assumptions and internalized beliefs about sex can have a negative impact on the intimacy that takes place in marriage, especially when you’ve been raised in legalism or purity culture. In this episode, Rebecca challenges some of the common mindset problems that disrupt healthy sexuality such as the nasty rumor that women aren’t sexual. […]