Monday, December 1, 2008

Relational Legalism in Action

An uber-pastor/blogger recently did a post on how husbands can get more sex from their wives. That phrasing was in the title. I didn't make it up.

One of the "ways" listed was to do nice things for her with no strings attached. "Husbands, when was the last time you did such and such without expecting anything in return?" he asks.

It's a good question.
But it's a lousy point when placed under the heading of how to get sex from your wife.

Forgive me for pointing out the obvious here, but if you're advocating doing something with no strings attached as a way to get something, THAT'S ATTACHING A STRING.

How about just telling husbands to love their wives and telling wives to love their husbands?
Call me crazy.

1 comment:

Taylor McRae said...

Here here! I agree. Doing something for nothing, but expecting something in return DOES NOT equal the initial intention. To a thinking person perhaps this would make sense. However, it seems like our culture, christian or not, loses sight of what it means to actually love without expectations too easily.

Just my .02