Eve’s Daddy Issues and Ours

| December 8, 2014


What do you do when you can’t blame daddy issues for your trust issues?

I’m asking for a friend.

For a homeschooled friend who was raised in a stable, two-parent home and never wanted for anything, a friend who grew up catechized and Reformed and protected from false doctrines like egalitarianism, Santa Claus, and the Easter Bunny.

’Cause this friend got married a few months ago, and had long since realized during the courtship that while sexual sin, an abusive past, and daddy issues are nowhere present, mistrust will always rear its ugly head. And it has since Eve.

Mother of All Trust Issues

See, my friend may look like Pollyanna from the outside. She has it all together. She’s a pastor’s kid, but the kind who walked the straight and narrow like a bawse, the one who wanted to live up to every goody-two-shoes expectation ever foisted upon her.

But this friend has got nothing on Eve.

This friend can strive to be perfect all she wants, but she can never be as perfect as Eve.

This woman was a beauty created from the rib of the perfect man. I mean, just the fact that she got to skip…


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