When we tried to give her your website article: I’M STUDYING WITH JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES. , she threw it back in our face saying that she won’t read it because it is ‘apostate’ information. It is like she already has her mind made up and doesn’t care what we present to her. She is mad at us because she thinks we are trying to stand in the way of her ‘true love.’ She is doing whatever it takes to get this guy.
He is almost 20 years old, not in school and doesn’t even have a job. Here she is a senior in high school with straight A’s, in advanced placement classes, combined with community college classes, but none of that matters to her.
The Watchtower Society, commonly referred to as Jehovah’s Witnesses, exerts a great deal of control over the everyday life of its members.
Women, in particular, suffer from psychological stresses in this high-control environment, as it is also a culture where patriarchal attitudes limit women’s personal power and predominate in their relationships with men.
You notice as you pass the front door that two people are coming down the street.She is willing to throw all this away to be with this guy. ” OUR RESPONSE: Dear friend, We feel for you in this situation with your daughter.Unfortunately, what happened to your daughter is not that uncommon. That’s not a flippant question, as being able to label Jehovah’s Witnesses a cult or not doesn’t really change or affect anything. “Hey, we’re not technically a cult, so you have to let us in, Russia.” I don’t think that’s going to work, but try it on Putin and let me know how it goes. Having them escape the label of cult also doesn’t give them special rights in areas of the world where their religion is restricted.
The type of group referred to here as high-control is defined by the degree of control and restriction the group exercises over the everyday life of its membership.