The 'True Woman' is an impressively large number of Christian women who have banded together in support of Biblical womanhood and in opposition of contemporary womanhood and feminism. Granted, their manifesto and views are not one size fits all, as they are extremely religious, but they place great emphasis on how wonderful and fulfilling it is to be a loving wife.
Their manifesto, found here, http://www.truewoman.com/assets/files/TW_Manifesto.pdf, was introduced in early October to a group of more than 6,000 women and they are currently seeking 100,000 signatures.
At their website, http://www.truewoman.com/, one can find various articles and information describing their beliefs and goals....any one of which would be sufficient to give your average feminist a coronary.
Here's a good one.....
15 Ways to Please your Husband
By Barbara Rainey
Romans 15:2-3 tells us, "Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to his edification. For even Christ did not please Himself . . ."
Who is your closest neighbor?
How can you edify (build, improve) your mate and thereby enhance his self-worth? By discovering—and doing—what pleases him.
If you are creative, pleasing your mate may be a natural part of your personality. But a less creative person may need some coaching in becoming a partner pleaser. And all of us need an occasional cue card to remind us to
Here are a few ideas:
1. Write him a letter and send it to his office, or put a love note in his lunchbox or briefcase.
2. Prepare his favorite meal.
3. Arrange an evening out for just the two of you.
4. Wear his favorite dress with your hair done the way he likes it.
5. Purchase something small and frivolous for him that he won't buy himself.
6. Give him a nicely framed picture of yourself, or of you and the children, for his office.
7. Surprise him with an all-expense-paid trip to do something he likes, such as golf, fishing, or hunting trip.
8. Put the children to bed early and prepare a candlelight dinner.
9. Do something that especially pleased him when you were dating.
10. Read Scriptures and pray with him regularly.
11. Take walks together.
12. Keep your junk out of the garage.
13. Greet your husband warmly after work.
14. Wear his favorite negligee or buy a new nightgown to add sizzle to your evening attire.
15. Clean out the car for him.
Sometimes the smallest gestures can make the biggest difference in your marriage.
Pick out something you haven't tried before; don't give complacency a foothold in your marriage relationship.
What are these women thinking? Pleasing their husbands? Don't they know that feminism has fought long and hard for them to have the right to mock, malign, take for granted and generally mistreat their husbands?
Some other great articles to be found on their site, which are just too long to post here, include, '30 Day Husband Appreciation Challenge' (and yes, it is exactly what it says it is, a thirty day guide on how to show your husband on a daily basis how much you appreciate him and all he does). There are also articles on liberating yourself from feminism, on virtue and on femininity.......truly, a feminist's nightmare.
Now, I'm sure that feminism's outlook on these women and their movement is that they are brainwashed or in possession of poor self-esteems, masochism or a deep-rooted hatred of self.
Why, we must ask, is it never o.k. for a woman to care for a man? Men are supposed to care for women; to woo and romance them. Society says that a man's life should revolve around catering to the woman in his life, but should a woman to strive to please the man in her life.....that is oppression.
Kindness, benevolence, charity, selflessness, compassion....these are the attributes that cause a woman to want to please her husband. They are not actions of the oppressed but those of a kind, generous and loving heart.
Feminism would have us believe that by being a good person, particularly by being a good wife, women effectively shackle and enslave themselves. Feminism's goal is to divide men and women, to maintain an aura of distrust, bitterness and competiveness.
I, for one, find it very refreshing to see women who have rejected feminism speaking out and proclaiming that not only is it o.k. to be a good wife, to love and care for our husbands, but that it is a joy and a blessing to do so.