Baring Witness: 36 Mormon Women Talk Candidly about Love, Sex, and Marriage
takes us behind-the-scenes and into the bedroom with true stories that run the gamut from funny to tragic. Come meet local contributors Heather K. Olson Beal, Kira Duerichen Olson and Erin Hill as they discuss their devotion, their journeys and what it means to be a Mormon woman during the age of change. Editor Holly Welker has compiled testimonials about divorce, spousal abuse, pressure on young women to find a husband and what happens when a spouse decides to leave the church.
1 p.m. September 16. Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive. For information, call 281-497-8675 or visit bluewillowbookshop.com
Parenting and having a successful marriage are tops on the list for most Mormons, and that goes hand in hand with having a good sex life. It seems that we know plenty about polygamy, its gradual demise and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but we don't know a whole lot about what goes on behind those bedroom doors.