I have been asked many times about jealousy in plural families. Misperceptions about jealousy often pop up when people comment on the subject so I wanted to share some of my thoughts on it. Do plural wives experience jealousy? Yes, and this is one reason why living plural marriage offers us the opportunity to… Read More Jealousy Can be a Blessing
Lots of questions about Drew’s back – thank you for your concern. Here is a quick summary: Drew broke his back (crushed three vertebrae) a couple years ago. He learned that he had a condition called spondyliosisthesis (pictured above) that led to the injury. He ruptured two discs in the process, broke a spindle, and tore… Read More Drew’s Back
I once attended a continuing legal education course entitled “How to Prosecute Polygamists.” I couldn’t help feeling a little anxious sitting in the audience while listening to the presentation about how to put me in jail (especially after they mentioned they were targeting attorneys and other people who’d taken an oath of office) and when… Read More Prosecuting Polygamists
Utah is considering replacing their statue of Philo T. Farnsworth in the U.S. Capital’s Statuary Hall with Martha Hughes Cannon – pioneer, doctor, suffragette, State Senator, and… polygamist. She was voted into office, defeating her husband and other candidates, in 1896. Shocking to some is the strength and position of the Women of Mormondom, breaking… Read More Release us from Your Bondage! (HB99)
Sometimes I wonder if people have grown up watching too much Disney: the princess finds out her would be boyfriend has bungled a detail and she can never love him again. In devastation, she gives up on love until somehow, cheesily, he makes it right by rescuing her later in the story. Lying is, after… Read More Should We Never, Ever Lie?