Those who seek a "Girl Friend Experience," or any sort of intimate connection with someone who is being paid to perform, will continue to stumble on the fact that this experience is not a real relationship. Truly connected intimate partnership includes not only intimate sexuality but so much more.
It requires both inner strength and the capacity to surrender to your partner.
Many stayed and fought to reform this patriarchy from within; others renounced their vows in order to pursue a more liberating spiritual path.
God bless this sassy book for (finally) giving voice to an engaging chorus of lively, spirited storytellers.” — Julia Alvarez, author of In the Time of the Butterflies and, most recently, Where Do They Go?
A sisters' college is a college that primarily serves as a place for the education of future and current nuns.
They are not to be confused with Catholic women's colleges, which are designed for general education programs and do not consider the education of nuns to be their focus.
So much so, that there seems to be an explosion of acting out sexually, sexual compulsion, porn addiction, sex addiction. As a rule, the couples my husband and I see are actually longing to learn how to connect intimately, but have not had the kind of modeling needed to create a vulnerable, connected, emotionally and physically intimate bond.
Dwyer I am a Catholic Nun Sharon Kanis, SSND Faith in the Wasteland Christine Schenk, CSJ Part III.“‘They want the trappings, you want the marrow.’ This line from Ann Breslin’s essay in Unruly Catholic Nuns highlights the struggle running throughout these accounts by women fighting to uphold the values of their faith.They are radical, wild, and loving in the face of an unresponsive institution.Explores the voices of current and former Catholic nuns as they share their lived experiences with Catholicism, both in accordance and in conflict with the institutional Church.Unruly Catholic Nuns explores the voices of current and former Catholic nuns and, by doing so, contributes to the global conversation about the role of women in the Catholic Church today.