Here is a link Submit Ye Olde Hag (http://www.kingjamesbibleonline.org/Bible-Verses-About-Wife-Submit-... )with a host of Bible verses (KJV) on the subject of the marriage relationship between an man and a woman. Ladies, hit me with your best shot as to why such words are offensive, and why you think the Christian Church is so eager to wield this verse, while conveniently forgetting to mention the role of the husband, as it pertains to what is perceived as the Biblical model. I want to here your hang ups and objections to it.
For the record: no the link does not actually say that on the website, I made it up as an attempt at sarcastic humor. Also, I don't believe a woman should be submissive to her husband - at least not in the context the word submit is often used. I believe a woman should only be submissive in as far as the word "respect" allows, and I believe that a man, in the role of a husband should do the same. My wife and I try our best to run our marriage in a mutually respectful and egalitarian manner, and you can bet that no matter how much I may not like my wife raising hell with me for what can be regarded as a piss-poor decision from time to time, I appreciate her more for doing so than if she didn't. Why? Because it means that she is invested in the welfare of our family, and I couldn't ask for anything less.
Any way, fire away!
No Blind links please
Sammy sounds like good people. That took ovaries.
Response to OP:
This is offensive because I am an adult human being.
The church loves this verse because it enforces a family and societal hierarchy that protects church power.
Priest: May the patriarchy be with you
Laity: and with you as well.
Atheist: Ramen. I really dig ramen.