A Catholic group has drawn nationwide scrutiny after they published an article on Sunday warning that higher education isn’t for women and listing several reasons for parents not send their daughters to college.
The article, entitled “6 Reasons to NOT Send Your Daughter to College” and published by Catholic group Fix the Family, advises parents not to send their daughters to a school of higher education for a number of reasons.
“Nothing that is taught in a college curriculum is geared toward domestic homemaking,” reads the article. “On the contrary, it is training in a very masculine role of a professional career.”
The article further warns parents that sending their daughters to college — even Catholic schools — will put them “in a near occasion of sin,” adding “she will attract the wrong types of men.”
Raylan Alleman, the author of the post, also recorded a YouTube video last year also warning of the dangers of college.
“Dads we could do all those things, right?” he asks. “Properly form our daughters and bring them up in the virtues and then we send them off to college by themselves at a very vulnerable age around a bunch of other young people of varying moral backgrounds — we know what the guys are after at that age — we need to stop and think. Is the loss of our daughter’s purity worth them getting a degree they are probably not going to use?”
Since the publication of Alleman’s article on Sunday, thousands of individuals have left critical comments on Fix the Family’s website.
“So, please, what is an 18yo girl to do then?” asked Michaela Tomas. “Bag groceries till a prince charming comes along to give a few kids?”
“#1 Reason I’m currently sending my girls to college: So they can critically comprehend what they read and mentally flag BS like this article,” commented Mark Nikirk.
“So…what I am supposed to do? Do I move back in with my parents and give up teaching at a lovely private school?” asked Mary Cupo. “Should I have stayed in middle of nowhere Mississippi and waited for the man God left for me there? Have I completely trashed God’s will for me because I went to a Catholic liberal arts school? Is this the reason I am not married yet and 25?”
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