VIDEO: “Boys are like microwaves. Girls are like crockpots.”

“Boys are like microwaves.  Girls are like crockpots.”  More actual lessons about gender from actual abstinence-only-until-marriage programs…Your tax dollars at work!

You want references?  Here you go:

  • The idea that gender behaviors are innate because girls and guys carry their books differently is used in both “WAIT (Why Am I Tempted)” and “Choosing the Best.”
  • The things men and women need in a relationship, as listed here, comes from “WAIT.”
  • The microwaves and crockpots quote comes from “WAIT.”
  • The idea that girls need to dress modestly is from “Heritage Keepers” (girls have a responsibility to wear modest clothing that doesn’t invite lustful thoughts), “Sex Respect” (a guy who wants to respect girls is distracted by sexy clothes and remembers her for one thing), and “Choosing the Best” (how do some people say NO with their words, but YES with their actions or clothing?).

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