From the IBLP website at To defraud another person is to stir up in them desires that cannot be righteously satisfied.
A woman can defraud a man by the way that she dresses, talks, or acts.
, but all of the married Duggar daughters have either expressly said they want to have a large family or that they'll be happy with as many children as God provides.
That's not to say that Michelle and Jim Bob have changed their minds about the no-pants rule — none of their daughters who still live at home, including 28-year-old Jana, have been spotted wearing pants…yet.
The idea of an apology for sexual “defrauding” would be laughable if it weren’t so outrageous. Radmacher: We’ve got to get away from this terminology that is so vague—the one that Bill likes to use so much is “defrauded,” which nobody understands what it means. All articles on this site reflect the views of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of other Recovering Grace contributors or the leadership of the site.
Ruth Gabriel: Because it means so many different things. Radmacher: One thing that’s got to be really emphasized in that [potential statement by former IBYC staff] is clear statements and specificity… Students who have survived Gothardism tend to end up at a wide variety of places on the spiritual and theological spectrum, thus the diversity of opinions expressed on this website reflects that.
Mama Michelle Duggar explained in a TLC blog post that after she became a born-again Christian, she decided to change her look in order to fit her religious beliefs.
She said she and Jim Bob sat down together to discuss the best way for the women of the family to dress.In February 1976, Bill Gothard confessed to the poorly-defined offense of “having ‘defrauded’ staff secretaries.” In a July 1980 meeting of the Institute in Basic Youth Conflicts (IBYC) board, it was confirmed that Bill Gothard was responsible for the “physical and emotional defrauding of several of his personal secretaries.” In February 1981, Bill once again confessed to “physically and emotionally defrauding his personal secretary.” So, what exactly did Bill Gothard confess to on these occasions?