Let's Talk About Purity Culture

Can we talk about the negative effects of Purity Culture for a bit? 
As a recently married woman who grew up in the height of the modern Purity Movement and choose to remain a virgin until marriage, I am beginning to see even more reasons why this culture and its teachings are SO SO dangerous.
Here are just two core..

The Power of Vulnerability

Brene Brown says that “Vulnerability is not about winning.  It’s not about losing.  It’s having the courage to show up — when you can’t control the outcome.”
Can I be real with you?  Romantic relationships scare the living daylights out of me.  Like, seriously. 
Why is that?  Well, here are a few things I was taught in my #cult growing up...