Yes, Marriage as Consent Within Purity Culture Hurts Men Too.

Apologies for the graphic thumbnail, but it does serve a purpose. Source: Brooks Remediation

Several Christian bloggers have posted about a woman’s supposed obligation to have sex with (or, as some put it “give sex to”) their husbands regardless of consent or even pain brought on or exacerbated by sex. Some people, including myself, see this as condoning marital rape. However, these bloggers generally see rape as getting assaulted by a stranger in a dark alley, which simply…